Software documentation

Type of document:
Standard
Organization:
IEEE
Year:
2001 (reconfirmed in 2007)
Description
IEEE 1063, "Standard for Software User Documentation," presents the minimum requirements for the structure, information content, and format of user documentation, including both printed and electronic documents used in the work environment by users of systems containing software.
Workflow stage:
1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.12, 1.13
Business value:
This standard helps software developers ensure that software information and documentation is consistent, complete, accurate, and usable.
Web site:
http://standards.ieee.org/findstds/standard/1063-2001.html
http://www.cs.rit.edu/~rlc/Courses/ProComm/Documents/IEEE.pdf

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