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Functionality, Usability, Reliability, Performance, Supportability

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What does FURPS mean?

FURPS is an acronym representing a model for classifying software quality attributes: ⁕Functionality - Capability, Reusability, Security ⁕Usability - Human Factors, Aesthetics, Consistency, Documentation, Responsiveness ⁕Reliability - Availability, Predictability, Accuracy ⁕Performance - Speed, Efficiency, Resource Consumption, Throughput, Capacity, Scalability ⁕Supportability - Testability, Flexibility, Installability, Localizability The model, developed at Hewlett-Packard, was first publicly elaborated by Grady and Caswell. FURPS+ is now widely used in the software industry. The + was later added to the model after various campaigns at HP to extend the acronym to emphasize various attributes.

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