testing, beta []

What is testing, beta []?

testing, beta [] meaning (1) (Pressman) Acceptance testing performed by the customer in a live application of the software, at one or more end user sites, in an environment not controlled by the developer. (2) For medical device software such use may require an Investigational Device Exemption [IDE] or Institutional Review Board [IRB] approval.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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