Software quality attributes are the features or properties that determine the overall quality of software. They are also referred to as software quality characteristics or factors. These attributes can be used to measure, evaluate, and assess software based on its functionality, performance, maintainability, usability, reliability, and security.
Software Quality Attributes
Some of the software quality attributes are as follows:
The ability of software to perform its intended functions and meet the requirements of its users.
The speed, efficiency, and responsiveness of software, as well as its ability to handle workload and scale.
The ease of use, learnability, and user satisfaction with the software.
The ability of software to perform consistently and predictably, without failure or errors, under normal and abnormal conditions.
The protection of software from unauthorized access, manipulation, and damage.
The ability of software to be used in different environments and platforms, without modification or adaptation.
The ability of software to work with other systems, software, and hardware components.
The ability of software to handle increasing workload and user demand, without degradation of performance or quality.
The ability of software to exchange data and communicate with other systems, software, and services.
The ease with which software can be modified, updated, and repaired to meet changing needs or fix defects.