• Ansprechperson:

    M. Sc., PMP, Masoud Niknam  


  • Projektgruppe:

    AG 1: Process Engineering 

  • Starttermin:


Capability Appraisal and Requirements evaluation for Configuration Management


Project description

CARE4CM is a project aiming at developing an appraisal framework for evaluating the Configuration Management Maturity of German Industry. This is a collaboration project between Institute of Information Management in Engineering (IMI) and P3-Group Consulting firm in order to investigate the CM maturity of companies from various industrial sectors by utilizing the CM Maturity Model developed at IMI. The aim is to identify the gaps in current processes of each industry for future customized and step by step improvements towards higher efficiency and effectiveness.

The main maturity dimensions of Strategy & Performance, Processes, Information Technology, Organization & Value-stream and Knowledge & Support will be investigated in all target companies via an extensive web-survey. The results will illustrate the overall maturity of organizations as well as maturity level in each dimension and detailed practices under each dimension.



Project Objectives:

   ü  Maturity assessment of various industries against Configuration Management practices

ü     Testing the developed Configuration Management Maturity Model and Appraisal material

ü     Prioritization of current focus areas for further developments in the overall industry Configuration Management  practices

ü     Developing improvement scenarios and step-by-step roadmaps for investigated cases

ü     Improvement of the Maturity Model for more detailed applications in the future


Project Partners:

P3- Group Consulting 

          Institute for Information Management in Engineering                               


      M. Sc.,PMP ,Masoud Niknam  
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute for Information Management in Engineering (IMI)

Zirkel 2
Bld. 20.20 (RZ ), R.256
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Phone:     +49 721 608 4-6641

Email:       masoud.niknam∂