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Test Solutions for Model-based Development

How can I create the needed millions of scenarios?

How can I avoid the test explosion problem?

How can I find out if my tests are passed or failed?

Why requirements are so important for your project

“What is the biggest challenge in projects?“ I asked that question during a coffee break at the 2022 MathWorks Automotive Conference in Stuttgart; I will share the answer I got in a minute. But first, what do you think the biggest challenge in embedded software development projects is? Quite often, we think that the biggest […]

Why Back-to-back testing is still needed for floating-point

Introduction When I started working at BTC Embedded Systems in 2014, floating-point was a rare topic in customer meetings and many control units supported fixed-point only. But since then, floating-point became more and more important and has fully arrived in the projects today. Back-to-back testing can be used for various use cases but the most […]

Moving Automotive Embedded Software Development to the Cloud

I will spare you from a lengthy monolog on why a CI Pipeline that requires manually configured environments is fairly limited when it comes to scaling it out to other projects, other teams. I assume that you have felt the pain yourselves. There are different aspects to this topic including integrating with a cloud provider […]

4 Ways to Detect Undesired Changes During a Tool Version Migration

4) Software Requirements in ISO 26262 chapter 6 Software requirements are the result of a transformation process of the TSRs allocated to software parts and the HSIs into a set of requirements used to develop the software functions. In parallel, hardware requirements are also derived to develop the hardware elements. Software requirements describe the static […]

3 Takeaways from Jenkins World 2018 Nice

If you’re not used to the term “DevOps”: Wikipedia defines DevOps as “a set of practices intended to reduce the time between committing a change to a system and the change being placed into normal production, while ensuring high quality”. However, most of the people who are involved have a rough definition that can be […]

Continuous Delivery: 3 best practices to get maximum benefit from automated testing

Agile Development, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) have become more than just buzzwords. They are key success factors in software industry. The idea is, to have a software pipeline covering all stages from concept to deployment while ensuring repeatability and reliability in order to enable frequent releases with constant feedback. This concept is […]