There’s a noted scene in the old movie “Battleship” in which the U.S. military uses data from sea monitors to target an alien enemy and blast it to smithereens. Their monitors capture standard information such as sea surge, wave activity and the like, enabling them to detect a huge vessel. The sea waters are displaced, the monitor rises, the military observers see it and they launch their rockets.
Quantifying The Cost of Fixing vs Preventing Bugs - Do you know how much your organization spends on finding and fixing bugs over the course of a product life cycle? How about the opportunity cost of missed release dates, or the good will hit from unhappy customers? Identifying the direct and indirect costs associated software defects is a great way to reduce product development costs.
Using VectorCAST for DO-178B/C Software Verification - This whitepaper describes how the VectorCAST embedded software testing platform is used to satisfy the Software Verification Process objectives as defined in section 6.0 of the DO-178B and DO-178C standards, “Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification.” The whitepaper also highlights the differences between the two standards as they relate to Section 12, the Software Tool Qualification process.