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funcionality, usability, reliability, performance, supportability (FURPS)

FURPS is an acronym

and stands for a certain quality model with regard to the software life cycle. FURPS can be classified inthe

group ofSoftware

Criteria Models (SCM),

which

defines generally valid rules - so-called characteristics - for the structure of software quality models. The FURPS model was developed as early as 1985 by Hewlett-Packard to improve the product quality of software and defines 5 main characteristics and 27 sub-characteristics. Their indicators are mainly related to defects and costs.

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Englisch: funcionality, usability, reliability, performance, supportability - FURPS
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