Systems and software engineering - Developing user documentation in an agile environment
|Publication Date:||1 December 2011|
|ICS Code (Software):||35.080|
This clause presents the scope, purpose, organization, and candidate uses of this International Standard.
This International Standard supports the interest of technical writers and associated roles responsible for producing user documentation for software and systems developed within an agile environment. This International Standard takes a process standard approach to specify the way in which user documentation can be developed in agile development projects.
This International Standard provides requirements on information management and documentation processes appropriate for software projects that are using agile development methods.
Clause 5 covers the overall requirements for documentation in the software life cycle.
Clause 6 describes how the information development lead or project manager may plan and manage the user documentation development team in an agile environment.
Clause 7 covers the relationship between the user documentation process and life cycle documentation process in agile development.
This International Standard is intended neither to encourage nor to discourage the use of any particular agile development tools or methods
This International Standard provides guidance on processes appropriate for developers of user documentation in software and systems projects that are using agile development methodologies. It will not be limited to the development phase of the life cycle of user documentation, but includes activities throughout the user documentation life cycle.
This International Standard is intended for use in all organizations that are using agile development, or are considering implementing their projects using these techniques. It is assumed that users of this International Standard have experience or general knowledge of traditional user documentation processes.