Application of ISO 9001:2015 to Computer Software

Developing software is not always a straightforward procedure.  An International Standard to apply the principles of the world’s most widely used quality management system enables engineers to smooth out the process.

ISO/IEC/IEEE 90003, Software engineering – Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001:2015 to computer software, is designed as a checklist for the development, supply and maintenance of computer software. The recently updated version combines the proven benefits of  ISO 9001 with some of the world’s most important support documents in software engineering, allowing an organization to benefit from international best practice in improving quality at every step of the life cycle. This includes everything from the supply, acquisition, operation and maintenance, to the circular process of continuous improvement.

This guideline has been written by software experts from many different countries, it adds great value to the wealth of knowledge already accumulated in the software world. It also provides links to other software engineering standards that may be of use to software developers, such as software life-cycle processes, information security and testing.  To purchase ISO/IEC/IEEE 90003, Software Engineering Guidelines visit the ANSI Webstore

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