maintenance

What is maintenance?

maintenance meaning (QA) Activities such as adjusting, cleaning, modifying, overhauling equipment to assure performance in accordance with requirements. Maintenance to a software system includes correcting software errors, adapting software to a new environment, or making enhancements to software. See: adaptive maintenance, corrective maintenance, perfective maintenance.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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