• On The Cost of Bugs

    or

    Understanding the total costs of finding, and of not finding, hardware bugs

    Bryan Dickman

    Joe Convey (Acuerdo Consulting)

    Abstract:

    Whether you are developing a hardware product or a software product or both, understanding bugs, what causes them, how to avoid them, the cost of finding them and the cost of not finding them, becomes one of the biggest drivers that shape how you develop products. Understanding all aspects of this will help you to reason about the balance between delivered product quality and ROI. 

    On The Origin of Bugs

    or

    Understanding hardware bugs and how to avoid them

    Bryan Dickman

    Abstract:

    Where do bugs come from? What are the common ways that bugs are introduced into designs and what can design engineers and verification engineers jointly do to avoid them?