Category Archives: Standards

My latest blog posts relating to the world of Standards and good-practice…

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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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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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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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Publication of ISO/IEC 20246:2017

I am pleased to announce the publication of ISO/IEC 20246:2017 (Software and systems engineering — Work product reviews), which sits alongside the ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119 family. This Standard establishes a generic framework for Work Product Reviews that can be referenced and used … Continue reading

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KFC Colonel’s Club

Recently there have a been a spate of hack-attacks that, thankfully, have not affected me.  However, I awoke this morning to find one that did… the KFC Colonel's Club… so yet another Big Company has failed in its duty to … Continue reading

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BSI Committee IST/015/-/26 on Software Testing

I am pleased to announce that, following confirmation by the BSI parent committee IST/15 (Software and Systems Engineering), I have succeeded Dr Stuart Reid as Chairman of BSI committee IST/015/-/26 on Software Testing, the UK Mirror Panel to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7/WG26. … Continue reading

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Device Developer Conference – MISRA C Chairman’s Presentation

As a personal first, my presentation is now vailable on YouTube! Or, if you prefer, you can just to read the slides! Please follow and like us:

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MISRA clarifies safe and secure uses of the C language

The MISRA C Working Group is pleased to announce the launch of four new documents, at the forthcoming Device Developer Conference: Guidelines on achieving MISRA Compliance: MISRA Compliance 2016 MISRA-C:2004 Permits   Enhancements for Security Coding MISRA C:2012 Addendum 2 … Continue reading

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UK Device Developer Conference 2016

I am please to announce that I will be speaking at the UK Device Developers' Conference 2016, to be held in Cambridge in April. I will be taking part in the Workshop "Getting to grips with the Latest Developments around … Continue reading

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