I think we all know that engineers use a lot of different information to make design decisions. And the big question is, how do they find that information, and how do they access it? Well, this year, we conducted some research to look into the answers.
Embedded Software Development
Is the Smart, Connected Product Trend Driving Modular Design?
So, let’s talk about the smart connected products trend and how IoT connectivity actually might force a lot of companies towards modularity and platform design. If a company is developing multiple products that are smart and connected, you have to think, “Well, what’s the common platform they’re all connecting to?”
What is Model-Based Software Development?
Model-Based Software Development is an initiative that helps ensure that new software runs on custom electronic hardware early in the development process. This post and video gives a good overview of this technology-led engineering initiative.
Jama Connect: A Simple Solution for a Granular Approach
Jama Connect is a software solution that offers requirements management, test management, and more. This post reviews its functionality and value.
Collaborative 1D Modeling for Software and Systems
This post looks at 1D models for embedded software as well as systems engineering, specifically looking at the opportunity for collaborative efforts.
ANSYS SCADE: Embedded Software Automation
ANSYS SCADE ™ is a platform for the model-based development of embedded software. This post reviews its functionality and its value to manufacturers.
Altair Embed: Embedded Software Development Toolset
Altair Embed is a graphical programming environment for embedded software. This post reviews this solution and the value it provides.
4 Tips to Engineer Smart Connected Products
For some, the IoT era represents a tremendous opportunity. For others, it is a significant threat. Either way, almost every company is trying to figure out how to engineer smart connected products. You can slap some sensors on your product and start streaming terabytes of data, but that doesn’t equal success. This post provides four tips on …
Terminology Trap: The Model Based Enterprise
Terminology. Terminology. Terminology. One of the base challenges that this industry faces is terminology. This space, software supporting engineering and development, is literally overrun with existing technology and concepts of how to use them. So when a software provider comes up with something new, something they don’t want the industry to see as merely an enhancement but …