Goal-Based Safety Standards: Opportunities and Challenges

  title={Goal-Based Safety Standards: Opportunities and Challenges},
  author={Tim Kelly and John McDermid and Rob Weaver},
Issue 3 of UK Defence Standard (DS) 00-56, published at the end of 2004, is goal-based and replaces an earlier issue of the standard which was much more prescriptive. In civil aerospace the standard for ground-based software (SW01) is also goal-based. This move towards goal-based standards is intended to give system suppliers flexibility in developing systems and in showing that they are safe, and hence to reduce the likelihood that standards become increasingly inappropriate as technology… CONTINUE READING

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