Software audit


Software audit

Software audit can mean:
* a software licensing audit, where a user of software is audited for licence compliance
* software quality assurance, where a piece of software is audited for quality
* a software audit review, where a group of people external to a software development organisation examines a software product
* a physical configuration audit
* a functional configuration audit

For a summary of software audits as defined in IEEE Std. 1028-1997, "IEEE Standard on Software Reviews", see software audit review


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