3.1 Certification. A process, which may be incremental, by which a contractor
provides objective evidence to the contracting agency that an item satisfies its specified requirements.
3.2 Evaluation. The process of determining whether an item or activity meets specified criteria.
3.3 Non-deliverable software. Software that is not required to be delivered by the contract.
3.4 Software plans. A collective term used to describe the contractor's plans, procedures, and standards for software management, software engineering, software qualification, software product evaluation, and software configuration management.
3.5 Software quality. The ability of a software product to satisfy its specified requirements.
3.6 Terms defined in DOD-STD-480. The following terms used in this standard are defined in DOD-STD-2167:
Baseline Configuration Control
3.7 Terms defined in DOD-STD-2167. The following terms used in this standard are defined in DOD-STD-2167:
- Computer software (or software)
- Computer software documentation
- Non-Developmental software
- Software development library
- Software engineering environment
- Software test environments
3.8 Definitions of acronyms used in this standard. The following acronyms are used in this standard:
CDRL Contract Data Requirements List
DID Data Item Description
DOD Department of Defense
DODD Department of Defense Directive
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
SQPP Software Quality Program Plan