Extending ISO/IEC 29110 with Sustainability Tasks

  • Gabriel Alberto García-MirelesEmail author
  • Miguel Ehécatl Morales-Trujillo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 865)


Sustainability is an aspect to be considered by software development organizations because it is believed that software systems are means to support sustainable development. Currently, few processes, methods and tools exist to practice sustainability design within software engineering, and they are scattered across different application domains and life cycle stages. With the purpose of providing a set of practices in order to address sustainability goals during software development, this paper proposes a set of sustainability tasks to be implemented by very small software organizations. The tasks were derived from literature containing sustainability practices. The latter were organized as tasks and integrated into the ISO/IEC 29110 Basic Profile processes: project management and software implementation. The proposed sustainability tasks were initially validated against two previously reported studies on environmentally sustainable software development.


Environmental sustainability Green software Software process improvement Sustainability tasks ISO/IEC 29110 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Alberto García-Mireles
    • 1
    Email author
  • Miguel Ehécatl Morales-Trujillo
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de MatemáticasUniversidad de SonoraHermosilloMexico
  2. 2.Computer Science and Software Engineering DepartmentUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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