TickIT Guide 5.0 Aligned with ISO 9001:2000

Issue 5.0 of the TickIT Guide has been released to align with ISO 9001:2000. It includes improved clause-by-clause guidance for software developers and provides detailed cross-references to the ISO 12207 software life cycle processes.

Use of the Guide can help software companies adopt a process-based approach to quality systems management. The guide also provides guidance for customers of computerized systems with a focus on the key role that customers play in achieving quality.

Of special interest is the revised guidance for auditors of software systems. The Guide also includes case studies showing how major companies have used CMM, ISO 15504, and the EFQM Excellence Model for process improvement.

For more information about TickIT Guide 5.0, go to: <http://www.tickit.org/guide5.htm>.