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Title:

Automotive SPICE®

Process Reference Model

Process Assessment Model

Author(s): Date:

VDA QMC Working Group 13 / Automotive SIG

Version:

3.1.1   (Link to previous version 2.5)

Date:

2017-11-01

Status:

PUBLISHED

Confidentiality:

Public

Revision ID:

471

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Automotive SIG provides the following copyright release:

This document is a revision of the Automotive SPICE process assessment model 2.5 and the process reference model 4.5, which has been developed under the Automotive SPICE initiative by consensus of the car manufacturers within the Automotive Special Interest Group (SIG), a joint special interest group of Automotive OEM, the Procurement Forum and the SPICE User Group.

It has been revised by the Working Group 13 of the Quality Management Center (QMC) in the German Association of the Automotive Industry with the representation of members of the Automotive Special Interest Group, and with the agreement of the SPICE User Group. This agreement is based on a validation of the Automotive SPICE 3.0 version regarding any ISO copyright infringement and the statements given from VDA QMC to the SPICE User Group regarding the current and future development of Automotive SPICE.

This document reproduces relevant material from:

ISO/IEC 33020:2015 Information technology -- Process assessment -- Process measurement framework for assessment of process capability

ISO/IEC 33020:2015 provides the following copyright release statement:

Users of this International Standard may reproduce subclauses 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.6 as part of any process assessment model or maturity model so that it can be used for its intended purpose.

ISO/IEC 15504-5:2006 Information Technology – Process assessment – Part 5: An exemplar Process Assessment Model

ISO/IEC 15504-5:2006 provides the following copyright release statement:

Users of this part of ISO/IEC 15504 may freely reproduce the detailed descriptions contained in the exemplar assessment model as part of any tool or other material to support the performance of process assessments, so that it can be used for its intended purpose.’ Relevant material from one of the mentioned standards is incorporated under the copyright release notice.

© The SPICE User Group 2005-2015

Acknowledgement

The VDA, the VDA QMC and the Working Group 13 explicitly acknowledge the high quality work carried out by the members of the Automotive Special Interest Group. We would like to thank all involved people, who have contributed to the development and publication of Automotive SPICE®.

Derivative works

You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work without the prior consent of both the SPICE User Group and the VDA Quality Management Center. Such consent may be given provided ISO copyright is not infringed.

The detailed descriptions contained in this document may be incorporated as part of any tool or other material to support the performance of process assessments, so that this process assessment model can be used for its intended purpose, provided that any such material is not offered for sale.

All distribution of derivative works shall be made at no cost to the recipient.

Distribution

The Automotive SPICE® process assessment model may only be obtained by download from the www.automotivespice.com web site.

It is not permitted for the recipient to further distribute the document.

Change requests

Any problems or change requests should be reported through the defined mechanism at the www.automotivespice.com web site.

Trademark

Automotive SPICE® is a registered trademark of the Verband der Automobilindustrie e.V. (VDA)

For further information about Automotive SPICE® visit www.automotivespice.com.

Document history

Version

Date

By

Notes

2.0

2005-05-04

AutoSIG / SUG

DRAFT RELEASE, pending final editorial review

2.1

2005-06-24

AutoSIG / SUG

Editorial review comments implemented Updated to reflect changes in FDIS 15504-5

2.2

2005-08-21

AutoSIG / SUG

Final checks implemented: FORMAL RELEASE

2.3

2007-05-05

AutoSIG / SUG

Revision following CCB: FORMAL RELEASE

2.4

2008-08-01

AutoSIG / SUG

Revision following CCB: FORMAL RELEASE

2.5

2010-05-10

AutoSIG / SUG

Revision following CCB: FORMAL RELEASE

3.0

2015-07-16

VDA QMC WG13

Changes: See release notes

3.1

2017-11-01

VDA QMC WG13

Changes: See www.automotivespice.com

 

 

Release notes

Version 3.0 of the process assessment model incorporates the following major changes:

Chapter 1

Editorial adaption to ISO/IEC 330xx series, Notes regarding combined PRM/PAM in this document

Chapter 2

Adaption to ISO/IEC 330xx series

Chapter 3

Text optimized for better understanding and adapted to ISO/IEC 330xx series.

Chapter 4

Renaming ENG to SYS/SWE, Structure of old ENG Processes changed, Rework of AS 4.5 process reference model and AS 2.5 process performance indicators focusing on a set of highly significant processes assessed within the automotive industry (VDA Scope).

Chapter 5

Adaption based on AS 2.5 to the measurement framework of ISO/IEC 33020

Annex A

Conformity statement adapted to ISO/IEC 33004

Annex B

Modifications on work product characteristics according to the changes in chapter 4.

Annex C

Update to recent standards. Introduction of specific terms used in AS 3.0

Annex D

Added the major concepts used for AS 3.0, incorporated Annex E of AS 2.5

Annex E

Updated references to other standards

Version 3.1 of the process assessment model incorporates minor changes. Please refer to www.automotivespice.com for a detailed change log.

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