Testing of Platforms: A challenge!

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Testing of Platforms are challenges! Do you develop platforms in embedded systems in order to offer more customer solutions without having to make a completely new development for each customer project? Or do you have used an embedded operating system in order to develop your application as independent as possible from the hardware? For the […]

Management aspects of testing

Management aspects of testing

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Management aspects of testing : Often Testing is a hassle topic. Time is short. The number of unmanageable tests, review and analysis is high. Employees are not really motivating for the subject. The technical resources are not sufficient. In the opinion of management, the expected result is already predetermined: no mistakes! Do you know this […]

Re-Use Szenarien in der ISO26262

Reuse scenarios in ISO 26262 (part 1)

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Why is the reuse of software, hardware, or complete electronic control units a central theme? Two essential aspects are to be considered: the development costs can be reduced significantly, i.e. reuse of components is very attractive in economic terms. But also for security reasons, the reuse of components can offer significant benefits. A control unit, […]

EN50128 konfigurierbare Systeme

EN 50128 Functional Safety in the railway industry

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The EN 50128 Functional Safety standard describes together with the EN 50126 and EN 50129 the functional safety in the railway industry. These standards implement the IEC61508 for this industry. The peculiarity of the rail industry with regard to functional safety is that the systems are to be certified by an governmental authority (in Germany […]

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 […]

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 […]

Configuration Management

Configuration Management: A challenging task!

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Do you know the following situation? A software project is restarted and the individual tasks are distributed within the project team. Sometime if (nearly) all roles are assigned – no one has thought about the configuration management. Often this role is quickly assigned to the project leader, because – so the assumption -there is anyway […]

Are you still writing documents or are you already specifying?

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You want to start a new project, the product to be developed is already set in broad terms. You decide that now is the right time to structure these rough ideas, functions and solutions and to write it down. This point in time and the questions that arise now are subsequently examined in more detail. […]

Non-Functional Requirements – A challenge?

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According to my observation requirements engineering in general doesn’t get the appropriate attention. If you consider software and/or hardware projects which failed, you can see that often a missing or incorrect requirements engineering is one of the major causes. If we go further and consider the types of possible requirements, then you can make a […]