Companies developing mission-critical systems realize the importance of functional safety. A fundamental international standard that defines requirements on functional safety is the umbrella standard IEC 61508 which governs the functional safety requirements of Electrical/Electronic/Programmable Electronic Safety-related Systems. IEC 61508 is the parent standard of various other regulatory standards in the fields of railway software, automotive software, manufacturing industries, etc.
Understanding the requirements of IEC 61508 is crucial to managing functional safety in modern product development. This eBook provides guidance regarding IEC 61508 and how codebeamer helps achieve compliance. With its integrated approach and advanced safety- and risk-related feature set, codebeamer is a cost-effective solution to meet functional safety requirements.
This guide helps you understand how codebeamer supports compliance with the requirements set forth by IEC 61508, linking modules and features of the ALM tool to the requirements stipulated by the standard.