Chapter 3

Meeting Industry Standards

Abstract

This chapter discusses the importance of industry standards in the development of real-time and embedded software and the impact they have on processes, work flows, and development work. Some important standards are briefly discussed, including Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), the UML Profile for DoDAF and MODAF (UPDM), IEC 61508 (general software safety), ISO 26262 (automotive passenger vehicle safety), DO-178 (avionics software safety), IEC 62304 (medical device safety) and CMMI (software quality).

Keywords

DoDAFMODAFUPDMIEC 61508ISODO-178IEC 62304CMMISafety Integrity Level (SIL)
What You Will Learn
 The importance of industry standards
 Some important standards

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