Strategic Traceability for Safety-Critical Projects

@article{Mder2013StrategicTF,
  title={Strategic Traceability for Safety-Critical Projects},
  author={Patrick M{\"a}der and Paul L. Jones and Y. Zhang and Jane Cleland-Huang},
  journal={IEEE Software},
  year={2013},
  volume={30},
  pages={58-66}
}
To support any claim that a product is safe for its intended use, manufacturers must establish traceability within that product's development life cycle. Unfortunately, traceability information submitted to regulators and third parties is often weak, casting doubt rather than confidence in a product's integrity. This article evaluates traceability information for 10 submissions prepared by manufacturers for review at the US Food and Drug Administration. The authors observed nine widespread… 

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