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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Customer As Supplier: How That Infrequently Has A Happy Ending For Auto OEMs

Wait, what?? Customer as supplier doesn’t make any sense.
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#Cybersecurity #Functional Safety #Quality

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Threat From Within: Automotive Ramps Up Cybersecurity But Must Understand Hiring Better

A storm is brewing.
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#Cybersecurity

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Software Architectural Design | Automotive SPICE SWE.2

Are you worried that your software architecture is not sufficiently documented?
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#Automotive SPICE #Video

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Volvo Cars Cared About Safety Long Before The #MeToo Movement

In January of this year, this author threw down the gauntlet regarding NHTSA crash data given that women drivers are 73% more likely to be injured and 17% more likely to die in a car crash. I suggested that an automotive #metoo movement must be led by either government agencies mandating female, dri...
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#Functional Safety

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Five Ways Agile In Automotive Will Pivot In 2021

Agile Development, a way to incrementally approach complex projects by decomposing it into smaller chunks and measuring the ability of the team to accomplish these bite-sized pieces, has absolutely taken ahold recently in the automotive sector. Companies attempting to forge into the brave, innovativ...
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#Team Integration #Automotive Agile

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Celebrities Don’t Always Buy Cars Just For Bling: Sometimes The Reasons Might Sound Familiar

The Average Joe buys the car for a standard set of mundane reasons. Yes, for any given vehicle, exterior styling usually ranks somewhere within the top five criteria – and, in fact, ranks #2 overall according to J.D. Power – but most often the reasons mirror Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Cost. Safety...
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#Functional Safety #Quality