Category Archive for "automotive"

Compliance in Automotive Development - ISO 26262, IEC 61508, ASPICE, CMMI and more

Preventing Automotive Software Failures

Once and awhile we review the various automotive industry software failures hitting the news headlines, not with the purpose to embarrass any particular automotive manufacturer but rather to highlight that in most cases such failures could have been avoided with

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Challenges of Developing Autonomous Vehicles

Challenges of Developing Autonomous Vehicles

Among the many changes that fast evolving technology is causing today, one advancement seems to emerge as the most obvious and as having the greatest impact on our everyday lives. Autonomous (self-driving) vehicle technology was a long-time engineering dream depicted
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2016 Automotive Industry Trends and Challenges

2016 Automotive Industry Trends and Challenges

Following up on last week’s industry forecast for medical technology developers, let’s see what 2016 holds for car manufacturers and companies involved in the development of products for the automotive industry. 2015 has been a record year in the US

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Agile + ISO 26262

Agile + ISO 26262: Adopting Agile in Automotive Development

With dozens or even hundreds of suppliers, various industry regulations to adhere to, and an immense volume of software code, automotive development processes are perhaps among the most complex lifecycles that companies face. There could be over 100 million lines
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Driverless car

Driverless Cars: On the Road to Becoming Reality

Building an autonomous (driverless) car has entertained the imagination of automotive companies since the earliest days of automobiles. The idea has first popped up in a newspaper back in 1926, and has continued to haunt the dreams of automotive developers

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codeBeamer ALM Software for Automotive Industry to Avoid Failures

Consumer Demand for IoT Networked Cars Escalates

Approximately 30 Million cars will be produced in the European Union and the United States in 2015, from an estimated total of 90+ Million produced world wide.  Manufactures in Germany, Spain and France producing the most in the EU area. 

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Compliance in Automotive Development - ISO 26262, IEC 61508, ASPICE, CMMI and more

Compliance in Automotive Development – ISO 26262, IEC 61508, ASPICE, CMMI and more

Embedded electronics and software are more and more heavily used in modern road vehicles, increasing the complexity of development processes. In order to reduce or mitigate the risks introduced by this complexity, various automotive industry standards have been devised by
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Automotive Spice v3

Maturity Models + Automotive SPICE V3 (ASPICE)

Globalization has lead to the continual geographical redeployment of manufacturing facilities to lower cost business environments as manufacturers seek the ever elusive competitive edge. Product development has become more complex, with consumers demanding ever more advanced features, requiring a mix of embedded electronics

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QA & Testing in Automotive Development

Quality Assurance and Testing in Automotive Device Development

The automotive sector is a highly regulated industry, and for good reason: with millions of vehicles running on dirt roads and in the fast lanes of modern motorways across the globe, accidents are bound to happen. On such densely populated
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Risk Management in Automotive Development

Risk Management in Automotive Development

The importance of managing risks in safety-critical industries such as the medical field, the automotive sector and other transport industries (railway, aviation etc) cannot be emphasized enough. The lives of human users may depend on such devices, so their safety

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