What Embedded Software Engineering Can Learn from Enterprise IT Testing Techniques

Embedded software organizations have always taken a ‘shift-left’ approach to software quality, rigorously applying defect prevention techniques early in the lifecycle. The demand for IoT requires a new testing paradigm that more closely resembles the challenges that Enterprise IT have faced for decades. As enterprise IT struggles to ‘shift-left’, embedded systems are struggling to ‘shift-right’ by testing more componentized and distributed architectures.

Embedded software engineering has become a much bigger and more complex domain than we could have imagined. As devices are expected to communicate with other devices and embedded subsystems, a much larger surface area has emerged for defects that threaten the safety, security, and reliability of the software...

 


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