WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics
Print ISSN: 1109-9526, E-ISSN: 2224-2899
Volume 15, 2018
Software Sustainability Characteristic for Software Development Towards Long Living Software
Authors: Ruzita Ahmad, Azham Hussain, Fauziah Baharom
Abstract: Software sustainability is a kind of software endurance that capable to lead the software development to be surviving in a long time period with employing the rules of sustainability paradigm. Even though, the jumble of identification of characteristics and sub-characteristic towards software sustainability in the presenting works recently are un-certainty declaration in utilizing the justification of the requirements towards achieving software sustainability. This paper investigates the state-of-the-art of software development towards software sustainability by identifying the important characteristic and sub-characteristic with organizing into the three pillars dimension of sustainability which are environmental, economic, and social. The Systematic Literature Review (SLR) was used to discover the holistic understanding and views on software sustainability, including the recent processes, activities, performance, and limitations that relates to the important of characteristic and sub-characteristic of software development. The results show the important features for software development towards software sustainability with embedding the essential criteria for each characteristic that are related to sustainability paradigm.
Keywords: Software Sustainability, Sustainable Characteristic and Sub-characteristic, Systematic Literature Review, and Sustainability Paradigm
Pages: 55-72WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics, ISSN / E-ISSN: 1109-9526 / 2224-2899, Volume 15, 2018, Art. #8