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Monday, February 18, 2019

Five Ways Agile in Autmotive Will Pivot in 2019

Once again, one of Kugler Maag Cie's employees is published in Wards.  Sergej Weber's great article on Agile
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#Automotive SPICE #Automotive Agile

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

What Agile is NOT!

There are certainly adjectives that we all want to believe describe us: intelligent, superior, attentive, humble, etc. It wasn’t until I happened upon 135 Power Adjectives for Your Resume that I confirmed “agile” is one of those adjectives, which explains why every corporation or software manager we...
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#Functional Safety #Management Consulting #Automotive Agile

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wards Automotive: Keeping up with the Jones's Cybersecurity

A great article by Kugler Maag's very own Steve Tengler and Steffen Herrmann
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#Functional Safety

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

ISO 26262 Planning Requirements are Not Enough

Every project has a plan that includes schedule and resource estimates. For functional safety related projects, the ISO 26262 standard for road vehicle product development requires a Safety Plan. This plan is required to describe the schedule, resources (competencies), and the safety work product de...
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#Functional Safety #Automotive SPICE

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Agile Planning for Continuous Integration and Deployment Projects

Your company has jumped into Agile software development (Scrum is used in this example), standups are happening, and the IT team stood up a Jenkins server last week. Soon the builds will be kicked off at each check-in and some automated tests will be run. Does that mean you are doing Continuous Inte...
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#Automotive Agile

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Law of Expanding Returns

Certainly we have all heard of The Law of Diminishing Returns; the marginal utility decreases over time approaching a asymptote and/or becoming negative (see right). However, this law does not apply to all situations and all times, including when sorely needed improvements have been postponed due to...
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#Management Consulting #Team Integration #Automotive Agile