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Distinctions in speed: Innovation speed vs. development speed

In this podcast, we will discuss the two distinct types of speed: innovation speed versus development speed.

Rational's POV on the Future of Consumer Electronics

In this podcast, listen as we explore these new challenges of consumer electronics and discuss how to turn these challenges into opportunities.

Fault and failure analysis in medical devices and other regulatory industries

Explore the fault and failure analysis approaches used in system development, emphasizing Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).


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Distinctions in speed: Innovation speed vs. development speed

In this podcast, we will discuss the two distinct types of speed: innovation speed versus development speed.

Rational's POV on the Future of Consumer Electronics

In this podcast, listen as we explore these new challenges of consumer electronics and discuss how to turn these challenges into opportunities.

Fault and failure analysis in medical devices and other regulatory industries

Explore the fault and failure analysis approaches used in system development, emphasizing Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

IBM Rational solution for medical devices

Learn about the IBM Rational medical device solution, covering the collaboration, guidance in conforming to FDA Quality System Regulation, change management and requirements management.

IBM Rational solution for co-development of hardware and software

Learn how to effectively and efficiently co-develop hardware and software by adopting an integrated, common tool chain from Rational, reducing risk, improving quality, and delivering the innovation required of the next generation of electronics products.

Accelerating hardware and software co-development in IBM Systems and Technology

An agile transformation IBM Systems and Technology Group is facilitated by an IBM Rational solution for hardware and software co-development across world-wide development sites and thousands of engineers. Collaboration is key to success. In addition, executive reports that took two weeks to compile in the past are now instantaneous with the Rational solutions.

The IBM Rational Solution for Systems and Software Engineering

A new approach is needed to address growing complexity in developing modern electronics, cars, planes and medical devices. See how to unify product development with a collaborative, integrated product and systems engineering lifecycle solution.

Case study: Diagnostic Grifols

Diagnostic Grifols, a leading medical device provider, implementing an Agile solution to enhance collaboration throughout its product development cycle, sees significant results in time to market and regulation compliance.

A medical device manufacturer spreads information to save lives

Major medical device manufacturer gains a competitive advantage and provides revolutionary improvements to cardiac patient care through a remote Patient Care Network. IBM Global Business Services is their innovation partner engaged in the design, development, and implementation.

CasMacronix International Co., Ltd.

A leading semiconductor producer in Taiwan raises the stakes in the quality game, significantly reducing product defects and spoilage, when it implements a solution that can proactively detect and correct common production problems.

Building a medical device tricorder!

This podcast discusses the regulatory compliance considerations and the key product development lifecycle practices that are needed to build Smartphone-based medical devices.

Ideas in action: Learn how Diagnostic Grifols

Learn how Diagnostic Grifols used agile approaches in accordance with TIR 45 and passed FDA audit, thus proving that agile is no barrier to regulatory compliance.

Better decision support for medical devices product management

In this podcast we will discuss how IBM Rational Focal Point software provides a full audit trail to help medical device companies ensure regulatory compliance and capture enhancement requests, product ideas, market needs and technical needs for product development.

Meeting your FDA design control needs with requirements and change management

For most medical device companies, the design control requirements of the FDA, as defined in 21 CFR Part 820, are fundamental to the business of developing products. The challenge is how to ensure that you remain compliant to these regulatory needs while reducing the overhead in doing so.

Saving you pain while you save lives

Learn how IBM Rational solutions can help you meet regulatory compliance with enhanced automation and reporting, integrated requirements and quality management and early defect detection and removal.

Ideas in action: Agile product development

This podcast discusses how IBM System and Technology Group uses Rational solution to allow them to lever-age scarce resources and still get the job done in a very efficient manner.

How to build quality products by leveraging agile development and automated metric reporting

Learn how automating metric gathering helps save time and confusion the importance of mapping agile metrics to traditional metrics.

Introducing the Rational Solution for Electronic Design

The new Rational Solution for Electronics Design focuses on support for the system level design of electronic devices using Rhapsody; electronic design management, including configuration management of hardware and software design assets using ClearCase; and workflow using Rational Team Concert. The solution can help you streamline and automate workflow, thus allowing you to be more productive and reduce your overall development costs.

Continuous integration for agile embedded software development

Software teams have benefited from Agile development methods, adopting practices based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.

Differences between hardware and software co-design process in heavily and lightly regulated industries

Heavily regulated industries like medical devices face issues like requirements management and traceability across the lifecycle to meet regulatory needs. Key issues for lightly regulated industries are being able to reuse components from product to product as development time frames get shorter.

Fueling the next generation of innovation in electronics

Electronics firms are under constant pressure to deliver this innovation on time and within budget, while contending with rapidly changing technologies, increasing product complexity and strict compliance and safety standards. This podcast will discuss the comprehensive set of capabilities IBM Rational provides for the electronics industry.

Executing product strategy for software defined networking

The network equipment industry is being driven towards Software-Defined Networking (SDN), a technology transition that threatens to commoditize network equipment. Learn why Network Equipment Manufacturers (NEMS) will need to effectively execute their product strategies to either protect or seize market share and margins. Paridhi Verma and Harvey Wong, speakers.

An integrated solution for collaboration among development teams

In this podcast we will show ways to accelerate Android mobile application development using the IBM Rational platform for software and systems development.

Better decision support for medical devices product management

Define the ideal features and functions to build into your medical devices to reach the right market at the right time.

Using multicore and virtualization for secure, robust medical devices (OSM)

Join us as our presenters will show how applying the latest in standards-compliant development, test and virtualization technologies can enable safer, more secure, and more reliable medical devices.

Quality assurance for medical devices

View this webcast to learn how the RSSES provides a tool infrastructure that integrates planning, project governance, and process enactment along with the traditional engineering activities of systems and software development

Developing medical devices with safety, reliability and security in mind

This talk will dive into these three key pillars of design, particularly on the software side, and provide insight into the interdependencies that make these critical medical devices run.

Achieving medical device software compliance under IEC 62304

This webinar will discuss the software development activities that you need to include in your process and the deliverables you need to create to ensure that you meet the IEC 62304 standard with a minimum of headaches and a high level of employee compliance.

Optimizing your healthcare product portfolio strategy: Balancing marketplace needs with strategic goals and profitability

View this webcast to learn how medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are faced with many of the same goals and challenges as traditional product-focused companies—reducing production costs, improving time to market, growing product revenue—but with more rigid concerns about the complexities of adhering to compliance and regulatory mandates.

Being agile while still being compliant: Diagnostic Grifols

Although Medical Device regulations do not enforce a fixed life cycle model, activities are presented in a sequential manner hinting at a waterfall process. Meanwhile, for a decade or more, software teams have benefitted from Agile development methods. A number of Medical Device manufacturers have adopted Agile practices while keeping development in compliance, but conflicts arise and decisions have to be taken in favor of agility or formality.

Asset management for the electronics industry

Learn how leveraging our software and system delivery items from previous delivery cycles is improved if we can understand the item, the context for which it was intended to be used, and the team involved.

Product and portfolio management for electronics industry

A product developed with market needs as a foundation will have a much better success ratio than a product that is a technology push. To get there, organizations need to create an environment and a platform where collaboration, communication, transparency and governance can take place.

Fueling the next generation of innovation in electronics

Electronics firms are under constant pressure to deliver innovation on time and within budget, while contending with rapidly changing technologies, increasing product complexity and strict compliance and safety standards.

Agile Development in a Software and Firmware Co-Development Environment

In this webcast you will see how CI can be employed in the context of embedded software development, and how the efficiencies CI provides, can improve a business's bottom line.

Build quality products by leveraging agile development and automated metric reporting

In this webcast you can see how automating metric gathering helps save time and confusion and the importance of mapping agile metrics to traditional metrics.

Collaborative and agile development of mobile applications

Learn how IBM Rational Rhapsody and IBM Rational Team Concert can help develop native and hybrid mobile applications.

Testing is not my job, it’s OUR job!

Collaboration between CSPs and NEPs is key to reducing time to service for equipment and applications

Best practices for electronic design

Explore a complete, browseable example of best practice support for electronic design teams. This example contains detailed guidance on roles, tasks and electronic design management for both system level and detailed semiconductor design. It can be customized as part of your deployment of the IBM Rational Solution for Electronic Design.

Best practices for medical device development

Explore a complete, browseable example of the best practice support for the development of software for medical devices including software intended to be certified under the IEC 62304 standard. This example contains detailed guidance on roles, tasks, work products, processes and practices for software teams. It can be customized to suit your environment as part of your deployment of the IBM Rational Solution for Systems and Software Engineering.

Product Portfolio Management using IBM Rational Focal Point: Demo

Product Portfolio Management using IBM Rational Focal Point: Demo

Requirements management for electronics

Escalating complexity is the norm for the electronics industry. And continually shrinking product life cycles force product and service innovation faster than ever and at lower cost. Improved requirements management offers an opportunity to overcome these challenges.

Software development for electronics

Innovation in the electronics industry today is increasingly driven by the software embedded within devices and systems. To remain competitive, electronics companies need to find new efficiencies in engineering design and software development processes.

Being agile while still being compliant

Experts from IBM and Diagnostic Grifols describe how Diagnostic Grifols is using agile software development approaches in the tightly regulated field of medical devices. "Many organizations believe that they must use a waterfall approach in regulated environments," they say. "We show how this is not the case."

Agile analysis practices for safety-critical software development

Because of their discipline and efficiency, agile development practices should be applied to the development of safety-critical software. Bruce Douglass, author of the IBM Rational Harmony for Embedded RealTime Development process, explains the key analysis practices for the development of safety-critical systems and how they can be realized in an agile way.

Three steps to rapid development of high-quality medical devices

Medical device developers face challenges that are different from developing products in most other industries. Three IBM experts describe three steps that help accelerate development, yet still produce high-quality devices that comply with regulations.

To build a smarter product, stop separating design and test

As innovation grows, so does the amount and complexity of software code, and the number of interactions between mechanical, software, and electrical elements. With more complexity comes a greater chance for errors. Today, the challenge is how to address this complexity without slowing development or increasing costs.

Product design for variants

Recognizing the need to design for product variants and the best methods to manage variants is critical to product development success over time. Variant management is how you organize the list of feature variants and put them into products. With new product development projects, planning for future variants is not typically done at the beginning.

Being agile in embedded product-line development with Rational Team Concert

Agile success stories are commonplace in the IT domain, but little has been published about agility for embedded, product line systems. Harry Koehnemann delves into the details of one embedded product organization's adoption of IBM Rational Team Concert™ to support their agile engineering practices.

Continuous integration in agile development:

How agile methods, continuous integration, and test-driven enhance design and development of complex systems