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Effective Traceability for Embedded Systems Development
For embedded systems developers, documenting and sharing requirements and changes can be complex and costly when traditional, manual methods are used. Learn how an automated product development solution can trace every relationship and change, and provide visibility into data for all team members.
Achieving IEC 61508 Compliance with Seapine Software
Safety-critical companies can quickly and cost-effectively prove compliance with the IEC 61508 standard by using an integrated solution to manage product development. Read this guide to learn how to meet the requirements and challenges of proving compliance with IEC 61508.
Managing ISO 26262 Compliance with Seapine Software
Carmakers, their suppliers, and developers of automotive components face new challenges in functional safety and proving compliance with ISO 26262. Learn how to make ISO 26262 compliance verification easier and less error prone with Seapine?s product development management solution.
Reducing Risk With Exploratory Testing
Scripted testing may not find hidden or divergent risks in a product under development. Exploratory testing, however, can expose these risks because it incorporates intuition and experience into testing. Learn how exploratory testing can improve test coverage and help reduce risk in this white paper.
Risk Management Is Easier Than You Think
Is your team maximizing the time it spends on risk management? Probably not. Identifying, assessing, and mitigating risk is complex and time consuming. Read this white paper to learn how automated traceability can improve safety while reducing the time and cost of your risk management process.
Managing FMEAs with TestTrack
Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) helps companies discover the risks that could occur with a product?both built-in risks and issues that might happen due to how users interact with the product. Learn 7 ways TestTrack improves risk management by making FMEAs more visible.
Transitioning to Agile in a Safety-Critical Environment
To improve product quality, reduce production costs, and get to market faster, many organizations in safety-critical environments are exploring Agile. Read this white paper to learn about the challenges you may face, and how to overcome them and successfully transition to Agile.
Six Tips for System Integration Testing
Learn how to avoid common challenges and conduct a successful system integration test every time with the 6 best practices discussed in this guide.
Using Root Cause Analysis and TestTrack for Powerful Defect Prevention
Many product development teams use root cause analysis (RCA) to identify the origin of defects and prevent them from recurring. Learn how TestTrack and RCA can help you identify the root cause of issues, evaluate the impact of corrective actions, and monitor their effectiveness.
Essential Traceability Components for Medical Device Development
As you design new medical products, multiple activities, changes, and requirements must be tracked, documented, and responded to by multiple stakeholders. Learn how an automated product development solution can trace every relationship and change, and provide instant visibility into data.
Exposing Risk Throughout Your Product Development Lifecycle
Medical device development organizations must manage risks to the safety of patients and medical professionals, adding additional considerations to the process of managing requirements. Learn how traceability-based risk management practices can help you reduce the time spent assessing and managing risk, while supporting device approval.
Five Traceability Components Essential to Driving Business Results
Sharing requirements and changes among development team members can be costly when traditional, manual methods are used. Learn how traceability software can deliver an integrated product development solution that automatically manages complex relationships and artifacts, giving team members the clarity and visibility they need to drive business results.
Agile in FDA-Regulated Environments
At its core, Agile is a set of concepts and beliefs that stress flexibility and shared responsibility over rigid rules and formal processes. So, can Agile be used in an FDA-regulated environment? Yes. Read this white paper to learn how
Six Exercises to Strengthen Traceability
Good traceability strategies and best practices help eliminate unforeseen issues and provide a greater assurance of quality and communication. If your traceability isn't measuring up, complete the exercises in this paper to learn where your traceability is weakest and how to strengthen it.
Agile Development Methodologies for Testers
By understanding Agile development processes and how testing can improve quality in these processes, testers can define their role as essential to building quality software. Learn how to redefine testing and ensure testing is an essential part of any Agile process.
Integrating Testing into Agile Development
To ensure that testing resources are effectively used when adopting Agile, managers must plan for the critical role testing has in application development. Learn the steps that you can take to define and integrate testing into an Agile environment.
Recognizing the Danger Signs of Weak Traceability
Many organizations think their traceability practices are strong enough, but there are always areas for improvement. If your company or department exhibits any of the six symptoms discussed in this paper, your traceability may not be as strong as you think.
How to Have a Painless FDA Audit
This guide discusses the challenges of meeting compliance initiatives and how product development lifecycle management software solutions can help you survive an FDA audit.
Analyzing the Impact of Requirement Changes
This guide discusses how TestTrack's impact analysis tools provide a clear picture of relationships between items so you can accurately determine the impact of changing requirements.
Successful Test Case Management: It Takes More Than a Spreadsheet
As software complexity increases and development schedules become more aggressive, teams can be overwhelmed by trying to manage testing with a spreadsheet. Learn more about the benefits of implementing a test case management solution to manage testing.
Managing Requirement Reviews with TestTrack
Capturing requirement feedback ensures that requirements are complete and team members agree on what will be delivered before implementation begins. This guide discusses the optimal way to request and capture review feedback with TestTrack.
10 Telltale Signs That You've Outgrown Your Requirements Management Tool
How do you know when it?s time to upgrade to a dedicated requirements management solution? The 10 signs in this guide can help you decide.
Impact of 21 CFR Part 11 on Product Development
This white paper will help you understand the impact of FDA ruling 21 CFR Part 11, and learn how good processes and the right product development management solution tool can help you achieve compliance.



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