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Subject:ISO 9000 for software development process From:Bob Morrisette <Robert -dot- Morrisette -at- EBAY -dot- SUN -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 6 Oct 1995 08:59:05 -0700
>Does anyone have experience with documenting their software development
>process for ISO 9000 certification. Documenting a manufacturing process
>makes some sense but how do you document and track software development.
>Thanks for the info.
You will use ISO 9000-3 for software development.
See STC Technical Communications, 2nd Q 1993 for a
good introduction to ISO. (Page 234)
I best resource I know for help is the National ISO 9000
Support Group. For $150 a year you receive audio tapes,
BBS & Fax back help, newsletter, how to write ISO docs,
information on future ISO releases, etc. Their number is
You will find that the 20 requirements of ISO 9001 apply
well to software development.
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