ISO/IEC 12207 can be used with any life cycle model. However, you need to choose the model or models to be used, before beginning a development program..
No! ISO/IEC 12207 was made to be flexible. You choose the processes that are required for your project.
Yes. Just select the processes that are right for your business.
Just add the additional processes as a addendum to the contract or statement of work.
When establishing a quality system that will meet the requirements of 9001, a firm should use all three documents. 9001, ISO/IEC 90003 and ISO/IEC 12207 are all important to completely understand the requirements of 9001 for a software project. 90003 gives a software project further guidance on how to apply 9001 on a software project. Each one of the 90003 clauses that are software unique point to ISO/IEC 12207 to provide more details on software issues and to further clarify issues pertaining to software.
At this time only South Africa has a certification scheme for ISO/IEC 12207.
ISO/IEC 12207 was adopted by the DoD to use on all new contract and it supplants standard DoD 498.
No – You may use any format you want as long as it satisfies the intent of the document and meets your business needs.
If you have any other questions on ISO/IEC 12207, please send us an e-mail message at firstname.lastname@example.org. All questions will be answered promptly.