Reference project

ISO 26262 Qualification of Software Tool


The client company commissioned the qualification of a software tool in accordance with ISO 26262. ISO 26262 requires tests under normal operating conditions for the qualification of a software component, as well as tests adding errors to the system to check how it reacts to abnormal inputs. Software errors such as runtime and data errors are analyzed and corrected during the development process.

Project content and applied methods

  • Concept for the performance of tool qualification in accordance with ISO 26262-8 (supporting processes)
  • Gap analysis to ensure qualification is achieved
  • Selection of the qualification method for the tool
  • Performance of an FMEA
  • Determination of tool impact, tool error detection, and tool confidence level
  • Assurance of requirements traceability
  • Preparation of a classification report
  • Preparation of a qualification report

Applied technical skills and tools

  • ISO 26262
  • FMEA
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Software tool


  • Area: development
  • Product: software tool
  • Task: ISO 26262 qualification

Key data

  • Number of employees: 2
  • Project duration: 18 months
  • Country: Germany


Abdülkerim Dagli
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