ISO/IEC 29110 is the first international software process improvement scheme created specifically for very small entities (VSE). It allows small organizations to be able to gradually evolve their quality development along with their business improvement. It is affordable, small and easy to understand and implement.
ISO/IEC 29110 aims to help small organizations improve their software and systems developments and services provision and to certify them to show their excellency levels. It aims to define simple process models, with guides to facilitate their implementation, grouping the processes in an incremental way, increasing step by step the degree of maturity of the organizations, and always as previous steps of already existing more complex process models. For example, for organizations that develop software the process profiles, for which they can be further certified, are the following:
The basic profile consists of the following two processes:
It is certifiable and with this recognition the VSEs can gain the trust of their clients and increase their market.