Software is computer programs, procedures and possibly associated documentation and data pertaining to the operation of a computer system.
- Complexity is very high.
- Product is invisible.
- Opportunities to detect defects: limited in one phase (development)
Other Industrial Products:
- Lower complexity.
- Product is visible.
- Opportunities to detect defects: in all phases (planning, production, development, manucfacturing)
Sofware Errors: Grammatical or logical error in the program.
Software Faults: Software error that cause improper functioning of software.
Software Failure: Software fault that becomes activated.