SOTIF – The Human Factor

SOTIF – The Human Factor

In our final part of this three-part blog on the recently published Publicly Available Specification ISO/PAS 21448:2019 ‘Road vehicles - Safety of the intended functionality’ (SOTIF) we focus on the topic of how SOTIF approaches human factors and compare this with...

SOTIF – The workflow and work products

SOTIF – The workflow and work products

In the second part of our three-part blog series on the recently published Publicly Available Specification ISO/PAS 21448:2019 ‘Road vehicles - Safety of the intended functionality’ (SOTIF) we focus on the workflow and work products. The key initial work product in...

SOTIF – Making a Scene

SOTIF – Making a Scene

In the first of our three-part blog series on the recently published Publicly Available Specification ISO/PAS 21448:2019 ‘Road vehicles - Safety of the intended functionality’ (SOTIF), we focus on the key terminology associated with scenes, scenarios and situations....

ISO 9001:2015 – The True Cost of Quality

ISO 9001:2015 – The True Cost of Quality

In society today there are so many issues that could lead to the success or failure of an organisation. The key to weathering these issues is to have an organisation with a set of strong foundations and the ability to perform self-evaluation and continual improvement....

Join us at embedded world 2019

Join us at embedded world 2019

We will be attending embedded world, the leading international exhibition for embedded systems, in Nuremberg from 26 to 28 February 2019. The Lorit Consultancy team will be on stand 4A-309 to speak with organisations who are looking for Functional Safety and...

Part 2: ISO 26262 – Elementary Hardware

Part 2: ISO 26262 – Elementary Hardware

In the first part of our blog we looked at the process of evaluating hardware elements in ISO 26262. In part 2 we will look at the three classes of hardware element and how the process of their evaluation relates to ISO 26262-5:2018.     Thus...

ISO 26262 – Elementary Hardware

ISO 26262 – Elementary Hardware

ISO 26262-8:2018, Section 13 - Evaluation of hardware elements - aims to address the safety compliance of commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware devices (device we are using to avoid confusion with other terminology). One area here that could be enhanced is the link...