ISO 25000 Portal

Product quality,along with process quality, is one of the most important aspects of software development nowadays. Because of that, the ISO/IEC 25000 - System and Software Quality Requirements and Evaluation (SQuaRE) series of standards is being developed. Some of the most important standards in this series have already been published, while others are still under development.

ISO/IEC 25000 comprises a series of standards based on ISO/IEC 9126 and ISO/IEC 14598 whose main objective is to guide the development of software products through the specification of quality requirements and the evaluation quality characteristics.

The purpose of is to serve as a forum that gathers all the information related to software quality improvement based on the ISO/IEC 25000 series of standards. This site is meant to provide an introduction to this series of standards to individuals and companies, facilitating the gathering of information to both large enterprises and SMEs interested in improving their software products. is a site open and accessible to everyone, and it will include divulgative articles, opinion articles, events and news related to the purpose stated above.

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First ISO/IEC 25000 certificate for Functional Suitability

The product BITRRHH 1.0, developed by Bitware, has been granted the first ISO/IEC 25000 certificate for Functional Suitability. Thus, Bitware has become the first development company to have a software product certified conforming to this quality characteristic. The certificate has been issued by AENOR taking the evaluation carried out by the accredited laboratory AQCLab as a basis.

Certificado Adecuación Funcional Bitware

According to ISO/IEC 25010, Functional Suitability is defined as the degree to which a product or system provides functions that meet stated and implied needs when used under specified conditions. Thus, Functional Suitability can be understood as the degree to which a product or system provides the necessary functions to meet the needs and conditions identified and explicitly specified during its analysis and design.

Functional Suitabiblity evaluation provides the following benefits:

  • Assuring that clients' needs are met.
  • Reducing bugs and defects found once the product is deployed.
  • Improving your clients' trust and satisfaction.
  • Being able to get a product certification that improves your competitiveness.

With a Functional Suitability certificate, software development companies can prove that their products meet all the requirements of their customers, and in turn, the clients are assured that the products they buy are functionally complete and correct.

With the Functional Suitability certificate, AENOR expands the catalogue of its software certification service, which already included the Maintainability characteristic, and which is planned to continue expanding through the collaboration with the laboratory AQCLab.

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