ISO/IEC 25051:2005 defines quality requirements for COTS software products. A COTS software product includes the product description, the user documentation, and the software contained on a computer sensible media. The quality requirements, functionality, reliability, usability, efficiency, maintainability, portability, and quality in use are consistent with the definitions of SQuaRE.
In addition to the quality requirements, ISO/IEC 25051:2005 also defines requirements for test documentation. The test documentation purpose is to demonstrate the conformity of the software with the requirements. The documentation contains a test plan, the description of the tests cases, and the tests results.
ISO/IEC 25051:2005 can be used by suppliers, certification bodies, testing laboratories, accreditation bodies, regulatory authorities and acquirers.
Status: WithdrawnPublication date: 2006-04
Corrected version (en): 2006-06
Edition: 1Number of pages: 27
Technical Committee: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering
- ICS :
- 35.080 Software
ISO/IEC 25051:2006Stage: 95.99
Corrigenda / AmendmentsWithdrawn
ISO/IEC 25051:2006/Cor 1:2007
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