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Budget 2018 – Smoke and Mirrors

I don’t normally “do” politics on this blog, but claims in Budget 2018 have irritated.  Particularly the assertion that someone warning £50,000 “will be £860 a year better off from next April.” An analysis of the numbers shows that this is not even … Continue reading

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10th International Annual ISO26262 Conference

I’m pleased to be confirmed as a Speaker at the 10th International Annual ISO26262 Conference, to be help in Stuttgart in October. I will be speaking on “Use MISRA C:2012 as your language subset – write safe and secure application code” … Continue reading

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ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 Plenary 2018

I am pleased to have been invited to form part of the UK delegation to the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 2018 Plenary, held at the Indian Habitat Centre, in New Delhi, between 6th and 11th May. As well as attending the Plenary … Continue reading

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MACH2018 – a review

Back in January, I announced that I had been invited to participate as part of the British Standards Institution led panel session “How robotics and automation are transforming manufacturing systems” at the Manufacturing In Motion (MACH 2018) event at Birmingham’s National Exhibition … Continue reading

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So long, FNR… hello LDRA

On Friday 9th March, after nigh on six years, I bid farewell to Mychett Place and Frazer-Nash Research. I wish my former colleagues well for their future. With effect of Monday 12th March, I have joined LDRA working out of … Continue reading

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AndrewBanks goes HTTPS

Regular readers of this blog/website may have noticed that something has changed!  The site is now secure. For some time I have been considering migrating this blog from HTTP to HTTPS… but expected making the change would be quite a … Continue reading

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MISRA C:2012 Addendum 2 and Addendum 3

While it is widely considered that MISRA C provides best practice guidelines for the development of safety-related systems, the publication of “C Secure” has generated discussion on the applicability of MISRA C for secure applications. In response, the MISRA C … Continue reading

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MACH 2018

I am pleased to announce that I will be Speaking as part of the British Standards Institution led panel session “How robotics and automation are transforming manufacturing systems” at the Manufacturing In Motion (MACH 2018) event at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. The … Continue reading

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IET SSCS 2018

I knew that my presentation was being videoed for IET.TV – so here it is… Please follow and like us:

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MISRA C:2012 Technical Corrigendum 1

Since the publication of MISRA C:2012 and its adoption by industry and the wider C community, a number of issues have arisen, both from discussions within the MISRA C Working Group and in response to feedback via the MISRA C … Continue reading

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