Deliver DO-178C compliant software on budget and on schedule

Ensuring safety in civilian airborne software is an ongoing challenge in the increasingly software-intensive aviation industry, yet accidents and fatalities caused by software are nearly unheard of in civil aviation. This impressive track record is due largely to the DO-178 standard. However, successful DO-178C certification involves significant costs and timelines. To avoid cost overruns an... » read more

Five Questions: Simon Davidmann

Simon Davidmann, president and CEO of Imperas sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to discuss what software engineers want, software development challenges, software reuse, and software quality. SE: What do software engineers want today? Davidmann: We have a narrow view on it because we're coming out of the EDA industry and we're very close to the semiconductors and silicon. The bit th... » read more