Sustainability Criteria and Metrics

The part Sustainability Criteria and Metrics of the GREENSOFT Model classifies criteria and metrics for evaluating a software product’s sustainability:

At first, it covers common metrics and criteria for the measurement of software quality and relates these to their effects on sustainable development. Secondary, it covers directly related criteria and metrics, which regard first-order effects of ICTs on sustainable development, as well as indirectly related criteria and metrics, which regard the more advanced second- and third-order effects. The identified properties and metrics form a quality model for green and sustainable software.

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