Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Information Technology NUMBER: 07.B.02
SUBJECT: Software Documentation
November 17, 1994; Revised February 28, 2010 Page 1 of 1
This document establishes policy for the recording of essential information needed
throughout the software development life-cycle.
2.1. Each component university is required to have in place a written set of standards
that establish the guidelines to be followed in documenting all software product
development or maintenance.
2.2. The documentation standard can be applied, tailored, and customized on a
program/project basis to an appropriate minimum set of documentation
adequately describing the complexity of the software products involved.
2.3. The documentation standard will state that measures shall be taken to protect
information technology assets against unauthorized access, disclosure,
modification or destruction, whether accidental or deliberate, as well as to assure
the availability, integrity, utility, authenticity and confidentiality of information in