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How to Ensure Your Vendor-Purchased Safety Integrity Level Packages Are Compliant

By Steve Neemeh on Jul 9, 2020 1:38:50 PM

If you purchase prebuilt (Automotive) Safety Integrity Level – ISO 26262/IEC 61508 or other – packages, what kind of guarantees do you need from the vendor to ensure it is compliant in the larger sense?
Topics: Functional Safety ISO 26262
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What is ASPICE in Automotive?

By Steve Neemeh on Jun 9, 2020 9:42:03 AM

What ASPICE Is and Why It Is Needed? Product innovation in the automotive industry has been steadily increasing. As of 2019, 80 percent of product innovation now occurs through software development. Product differentiation by electronic features has exploded the number of vehicle platforms and vehicle variants​. Each variant is a unique combination of features which will have different interactions and safety risks​. This situation mandates the need of definition, implementation, and evaluation of proper processes for system development and the coordination of all stakeholders (e.g., OEM, tier supplier, etc.) more than ever.
Topics: Functional Safety ISO 26262
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Which tools should I use for ASIL D requirement management ISO 26262 / IEC 61508?

By Steve Neemeh on Jun 4, 2020 12:45:31 PM

There are a multitude of requirements management tools in the marketplace (e.g., IBM DNG, Siemens Polarion, Jama Software, Helix). How does an organization make the important decision of which is best for its needs when the options are endless or when using Microsoft Word/Excel or Google Docs for requirements management can be considered? Is there even one tool that can meet all of the organization’s needs? This blog will describe why selecting a tool based on one specific departmental need, such as requirements management, might be impractical.
Topics: Functional Safety ISO 26262 Tool Qualification
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Top 5 Considerations to Emphasize When Implementing Functional Safety

By Steve Neemeh on Mar 20, 2020 6:53:00 PM

Topics: ISO 26262 Functional Safety Ecosystem
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Why Functional Safety Needs to be at the Center of Your Automotive Engineering

By Megan Verkamp on Jan 27, 2020 6:47:00 PM

Creating technology can be a complicated and time-consuming process. At LHP Engineering Solutions, we provide just that; solutions. One way we provide our clients with solutions is with our advisory management model, Ecosystem.  
Topics: ISO 26262 Functional Safety Ecosystem
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Integrated Solutions to Align Product Development and Safety Implementation

By Megan Verkamp on Jan 22, 2020 5:34:00 PM

Advancements in Functional Safety   Automotive electronics are becoming more sophisticated and technologically advanced every day. Because of this, it is increasingly complex to analyze failures and create a failsafe system which complies with functional safety standards such as ISO 26262. Automotive companies are most concerned with malfunctions of electrical and electronic systems that could result in human fatality, significant warranty cost and/or recalls.
Topics: ISO 26262 Functional Safety Ecosystem
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ISO 26262 Facts and Tips Presented by Industry Experts - (What is Functional Safety in the Automotive Industry)

By Megan Verkamp on Feb 16, 2018 7:02:00 PM

Automotive Functional Safety- ISO 26262 A Streamlined Approach to Meeting Today's Functional Safety Requirements Just as in Aerospace, the International Standards Organization has created the functional safety standard, ISO 26262, for the automotive industry. Automotive functional safety is the part of the overall safety of a system or piece of equipment that depends on the system or equipment operating correctly in response to it inputs, including the safe management of likely operator errors, hardware failures, and environmental changes.
Topics: ISO 26262
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Let’s Get Smarter about Functional Safety Implementation

By Alex Thatcher on Jun 12, 2017 8:17:00 PM

Any time a process-heavy requirement is mandated in any industry, you’ll usually see the following progression of events:  
Topics: ISO 26262