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Arrr You Safe?
  • by John Yozallinas, CFSE
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • Certification

Arrr You Safe?

In honor of the upcoming “Talk Like a Pirate” Day on September 19, I offer this lighthearted look at PIU assessment.

Captain (C)

“Ahoy me bucko!  We be attemptin’ to get our transmitter design certified.  It’s been shippin’ fer a few years now.  We don’t got a…

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If There Was ONE THING You Need to Know About Using PIU
  • by John Yozallinas, CFSE
  • Tuesday, August 05, 2014
  • Certification

If There Was ONE THING You Need to Know About Using PIU

Have a formal process for tracking, recording, and classifying field shipments and failure returns.

If your product was designed well in the first place, even if strict adherence to IEC 61508 was not followed, your field failure rate should be pretty low.

Using Proven-In-Use (PIU) methodology will…

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PIU May Only Get You So Far…

PIU May Only Get You So Far…