Functional Safety

How many level of Software requirements are necessary and useful?

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In my daily projects in the automotive and industrial automation industry I’m continually confronted with the following question: How many levels of software requirements have to be written? That’s an interesting question, especially if we take the aerospace industry also into account. Software requirement level are a key topic if you want to improve your […]

Functional Safety

FMEA – A powerful method, but not for software!

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In the functional safety, there is a method which is always used – the FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis). In particular, on system and hardware level the FMEA supports systematic analysis. There are also variants such as the FMECA and the FMEDA. In this blog post I use only the term FMEA. In project practice […]

Agile development methods and functional safety – An unbridgeable contrast? (Part 2)

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In the first part of the blog, we have considered the principles of agile development and the functional safety development. Based on these principles, I want to debate possible areas of conflict in this blog, if you want develop agile in functional safety projects. As well, I want to give an idea about the opportunities […]

Functional Safety

Agile development methods and Functional safety – An unbridgeable contrast? (Part 1)

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I’m convinced that agile development is an mean to achieve an more efficient software development process. However, it is also in discussion whether its possible to development in accordance with the functional safety standards if you use agile development methods. As a motivation for this blog, the following questions served me: Do you use agile […]