Tag: compliance

Software Happens – A Challenge for the 21st Century

“My toaster says it’s “downloading a firmware update. Please wait…” What is a firmware update and why does a toaster need one? And, why is my toaster talking to me in the first place? All I want is a lousy piece of toast!!!” We were startled years ago to find that every day appliances like washing machines, refrigerators, and even toasters contained microprocessors… What do you think? Will software safety and reliability be the driving factors in product engineering in the 21st century? Continue reading

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SSLM for All the Right Reasons – Music to My Ears

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with a customer who builds advanced industrial control systems. Like many others in the high tech electronics space, this customer has seen software become an increasingly important part of their overall product development. The topic of this particular meeting was the benefits of… Continue reading

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