4.6 Software Quality Evaluations
The contractor shall conduct on-going evaluations of the processes used in
software development and the resulting software and associated documentation
as specified in Section 5 .
These evaluations shall include a final evaluation of all software and
associated documentation to assure that all contract requirements have been
met and that internal coordination has been conducted in accordance with the
4.7 Software Quality Records
The contractor shall prepare and maintain records of software quality
program activities required by the contract. The software quality records and
software problem reports shall be made available for contracting agency review
and shall be maintained for the life of the contract.
4.7.1 Software quality evaluation records. The contractor shall prepare a
software quality evaluation record for each evaluation required by the
contract. These records shall be in the contractor's format and shall contain
the following items as a minimum:
a. Evaluation date.
b. Evaluation participants.
c. Evaluation criteria.
d. Evaluation results including detected problems, with reference to the
appropriate software problem reports, as applicable.
e. Recommended corrective action.
4.7.2 Other software quality records. All other software
quality records shall be prepared in the contractor's format.
Software Corrective Action
When problems or nonconformances with contact requirements have been
detected, they shall be documented and shall serve as input for the
contractors software corrective actions. The contractor shall:
a. Assure that action is initiated to correct the defect and the cause of
the defect, and that adverse trends are identified and reversed.
b. Monitor the software corrective actions, as specified in paragraph 5.3.5
, to assure timely and positive corrective action.
c. Track the status of all problems detected in carrying
out the requirements of this standard.
contractor shall maintain and make available to the contracting agency
documented, objective evidence that the software and associated documentation
and activities required by the contract meet contractual requirements.
4.10 Management Review of the Software Quality Program
contractors management shall review the software quality program at intervals as
specified in the SQPP to assure that the program complies with the contract and
adheres to the SQPP.
4.11 Access for Contracting Agency Review
The contractor shall provide the contracting agency with access to
contractor facilities for review of all software products and activities
required by the contract to determine compliance with the contract. Contracting
agency review shall not constitute acceptance, nor shall it in any way replace
evaluation by the contractor or otherwise relieve the contractor of his
responsibility to furnish acceptable software and associated