Series of articles: Product lifecycle management – but how!? (8)
With our product life cycle management publications, we would like to inform you about standards and regulations. Especially, we focus on SMEs to help them with functional safety issues.
Part 8 completes the series of articles on Functional Safety for SMEs. It makes a link between al parts and ends with a résumé.
Functional Safety Management according to IEC 61508-1 – Summary
The greatest motivation to take up this challenge is often the increasing demand for safety products and the risk of falling behind in competition without safety products in the portfolio.
All information, charts and presentations you find in our summary illustrate why the introduction of a FSM system and the structure of a Functional Safety Development make sense. However, they also indicate that this is time-consuming, goes far beyond development, has pitfalls in all respects and is best tackled as a project.
Article issued in SPS Magazine