ISO 9000-3


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ISO 9000-3

The ISO 9000 standards as applied to the design and development of software. In such instances, these standards have to be appropriately interpreted because of the more complex nature of the software design, development, distribution and installation process. In 1987, the ISO 9000-3 guidelines were published by the ISO Technical Committee 17 (TC 176) to address these needs of the IT community. See ISO 9000 and ISO.
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In addition to meeting all the requirements of ISO 9001 registration, NSD also met or surpassed the guidelines outlined in ISO 9000-3, which governs software providers.
29, 1995--The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Japan Accreditation Board (JAB) today announced an agreement to drop a proposal requesting that all foreign software be certified to the Japanese quality standard, ISO 9000-3 (this is a Japanese variation of the International Standards Organization's ISO 9000).
Software companies estimate that development costs would increase by 20% if they were required to certify to Japan's ISO 9000-3 standard.