Agility and Safety—Mutually Exclusive?
Thoughts from the Field JOHN MILLS, CEO The need for agility in development and the need for safety in embedded software appear to be mutually exclusive. The industry is asking “Does this have to be the case?” And in fact, as we can see discussed here, and here, some are beginning to assert not only that an […]
Resolving the Inconsistency Gap
In the most current Embedded.com industry survey, software engineers said that the second most time-consuming effort, after time invested in design, is in testing and debugging. Across the board software engineers working in model-based design are challenged to find an effective way to prevent software defects that result from inconsistent data, interfaces and architecture. The answer […]
Absolute Consistency: A Critical Need
The FISITA World Mobility Summit is a unique and exclusive annual meeting that brings together top technical executives from FISITA Corporate Members with leading scientists, academics, public policymakers and NGOs to consider issues of critical importance to the future of the automobile. The most recent theme at the Summit in Nagoya, Japan was “Ecosystems of […]
There Has to be a Better Way
There had to be a better way to more efficiently develop software. As a software manager at a Tier 1 in the late 90’s, I led an effort to transition from hand-written software to model-based design (MBD) with Stateflow and Simulink, and code generation with Embedded-Coder, for a Ford memory seat module. Ford was a […]