Margaret Kulpa is the Chief Executive Officer for AgileDigm, Incorporated. AgileDigm is an international, woman-owned, veteran owned process consulting company providing services in the US and worldwide.
Margaret has over 30 years experience in developing complex software-intensive systems. She is an internationally known author, presenter, and consultant in the areas of management, software engineering, and process improvement. She is a Certified ScrumMaster. She is the primary author of Interpreting the CMMI: A Process Improvement Approach, Second Edition, Auerbach (2008) which details how to identify, define, and improve business, systems and software processes on both enterprise-wide and project levels. She is a past reviewer and editor for the Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) magazine, and enjoys acting as a featured speaker at international conferences.
With over 30 years of diverse system and software experience, Margaret Kulpa has primarily concentrated her efforts in the Process Improvement arena. She provides oversight and additional assistance where needed for clients, both domestic and international. Services provided include training in CMMI concepts and implementation, measurement strategies, acquisition, mentoring, consulting, and appraisal (SCAMPI) assistance. Services are provided to both low-maturity organizations beginning process improvement and to organizations struggling with high-maturity goals and objectives, from Maturity Level 1 through Maturity Level 5. Ms. Kulpa works with organizations to establish and maintain organizational infrastructures capable of initiating and generating software and systems engineering process improvement initiatives.
Ms. Kulpa has developed and taught courses in software quality assurance, project management, peer reviews, requirements development and management, organizational change management, process baselines and modeling, safety and security, and other software engineering-related subjects. She has developed courses in the CMMI and CMMI concepts, and has served as an external member on SCAMPI Class A Appraisals.
Margaret has earned a B.S. in Computer Science, University College; University of Maryland; 1985.