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Impact of Functional Safety on Software Architecture

May 2019 Presentation
Michael Turner (Visteon Corporation)

This presentation introduces the functional safety standard ISO 26262 and explains the impact of it and the concept of freedom from interference (FFI) on software architecture.


Software Engineering Institute




In this 30-minute technical talk, I will introduce the functional safety standard (ISO 26262) to the audience. I will also summarize the difference between functional safety and the safety quality attribute. Next, I will cover the concept of freedom from interference (FFI) and its importance to functionally safe software. Finally, I will explain the impact of the standard and FFI on software architecture.