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Thank you for the presentation

Software requirements are created by the engineering team based upon input from marketing team, the needs to support the hardware, and hazard mitigation

Our company has a documented process which requires the gathering of user need and then expanding upon them to create requirements. In addition potential hazards need to be reviewed and requirements to mitigate them must also be included in the design,.

I work on projects that are documented as waterfall, but with caviots that allows us to go back as needed, which results in a hybrid between waterfall and recursive development process.

good lecture today.  really liked it.

Iron

gongji:  Would you share a link to Jacob's Fundamentals of Embedded Software online course?  

we have a marketing requirements document, but it changes on a monthly basis

Iron

we have an ad-hoc design cycle, which is iterative, but not agile

Iron

catching up to yesterday's presentation. Took Jacob's Fundamentals of Embedded Software online course and really enjoyed it

Iron

Also have used Excel and software emulaters.

Iron

I usually work with monolithic applications but occasional layered.

Iron

Answering in archive here since Chrome didn't work for live lecture.
Have always used formal requirements process.

Gold

I've always used the Waterfall method. Will reconsider this.

Gold

The links for templates in www.beningo.com is not working

seeing how many changes will occur during development

Formal - to better document requirements

have to agree: volume low.  where ear phones at work to hear.

Volume was fine for me cranked up to max, wearing earbuds.... Agree: volume too low.

Great presentation, thank you all involved! Have a restful evening.

Iron

@phoenixcomm: I noticed that too, I asked Jacob to talk a little louder, but I guess I was the only one complaining about this :)

Iron

btw the volume is VERY low :(

thank you jacob, charles, digikey and ieee.

 

@cm:  often wondered why you don't have an enter time, playing some kind music. this would give people time to 'work' out their audio problems before lecture starts....

I think agile is more appropriate for "inhouse" development whereas waterfall is more appropriate for whork that must be bid upon and executed to a more stringent contract.

Iron

I normial write a spec (loose) and then break out the editor and work from both ends sometimes at the bottom sometimes at the top..

but I notice as the code matures the spec changes... LOL

Anyway -- great lecture and the templates are very good. Simlar to what we developed many years ago and still use.

Iron

Thanks again for everyones attention.  If any questions come up I'll try to check back here later but you can also contact me at jacob@beningo.com

Blogger

We normall break the total requirements into classes (like basic functions, required functions, nice to have additions, etc) and implement a class per iteration (thru all stages) so that a product can be delivered early that the customer can evaluate and give feedback before final product is delivered.

Iron

FWIW -- I find the waterfall method to be the most useful for overall system design and module definition. Also the same for communications methodology and order of operations.

Those things should change slowly and be fixed in stone as soon as feasible.

Agile seems to be better for module development -- and the smaller and more clear the module function the better.

My $0.02 worth

Iron

sorry Im a little late but good topic

 

Thanks for the templates and the link to SWEBOK.  See you tomorrow.

Iron

In agile requirements can change at any time and in fact they are expected to.  The idea behind the iteration is to plan what requirements are executed in that iteration and at the end of each iteration the project is reviewed, new reuqirements logged, and then the next set of requirements implemented.  (Speaking in broad terms)

 

Blogger

thank you so much. I'll listen to the archive since I missed the first few slides. For some reason Chrome didn't work I had to switch to firefox. I know a lot of people had problems also. See you tomorrow

 

Iron

@Jacob, thanks for the SWEBOK link!

Iron

kostya2012, requirements could be organized in the design stage to start figuring out how to organize the software and how tasks should be broken up.  We will talk more about this Tuesday.

Blogger

@Jacob what is the most suitable stage in the Agile development process where changes in requirements can be implemented

Iron

no real question; my company is a service company, so customer requirements are the results of the service. try to get what technicians want. i am primary hardware designer, so i have to input how to get the hardware to work right. so, overall, software requirements are slow in coming, because technicians generally don't care until the tool gets into the field.

@Jacob,

Ok, thanks.  I suspect that my 'waterfall' in practice is more Agile, if you know what I mean!  ;-)

Vic14, the presentations are all free and when the week is over they are archived and accessible I believe for 1 year.

Blogger

I don't go into too much detail on Agile specifically.  I just mentioned it to help introduce the design cycle concept and that there are different ways to go about the design cycle.  I'll focus more on the commonalities 

Blogger

Jacob do requirements can be separated in different tasks in RTOS, for best efforts?

Iron

I put both functional and non-functional requirements in the same document but I list them under different headings.  So I might have an I2C requirement with functional and non-functional requirements so under I2C I list the background need then break it up into requirements.  

Blogger

Thanks Jacob. Direct link to Swebok V3.0

 http://www.computer.org/portal/web/swebok/swebokv3

Iron

@Jacob, I haven't really seen the Agile process before.  Will that be covered later in these lectures, or do you have a preferred learning resource?

bobybacs, there are trade-offs in different design cycles.  What you'll find is that many of them have the same stages such as Requirements, Design, Consturction, etc but the methods they use within them vary from extremely strict to flexible.  

Blogger

@ Jacod when setting priorities do you seperate fucntiaonal vrs non-fuctional or do you bunch them together

 

Iron

In the Agile development, don' t you prioritize the requirements into classes and impliment a class per iteration?

 

Iron

Waterfall is generally not recommended because you have to be perfect upfront and there isn't a lot of room for error or changing requirements.  I personaly like agile because it allows requirements to change and for me has been a pretty flexible process.  

Blogger

Anderlee, good point.  The requirements document and tradeability matrix is in effect a legal document. 

Iron

@Jacob: is there any pros/cons list for both software development cycle ?

Iron

The IEEE v3 of the Swebok can be downloaded from http://www.computer.org/portal/web/swebok 

Blogger

@Jacob: is there any recommandation which software design cycle should we use ? 

Iron

@Jacob Thanks Jacob. Are the presentation free for the week :)? I'm new at this

Thanks

 

Iron

I think that "shall" is legal imperative versus "should" as the tense differs and has legal meaning.

Iron

Conforming to a standard would be a non-functional requirement.  Good question!

Blogger

Very good lecture, and I looked at your website, and signed up for newsletter

Iron

@Jacob: How or where can we view/buy the current IEEE SWEBOK?

Iron

A funcational requirement describes the behavior of the system.  It is a capability of the system.  Non-functional requirements try to constrain the solution and are usually performance, safety, reliability related.  

Blogger

when will you post the audio portion? I missed most of it due to the audio issue with chrome

Iron

Do you have a recommended practice for software requirements? One practice we have been driving towards is to state requirements from the perspective of the output. The (named) Output shall (do something like turn on/off; increase/decrease) in response to (named) Input changing (state)(amplitude)(0ther).

Iron

Many Thanks,

Jacob, Chuck,

Iron

Thank you, it is good to get a broad base review of the industry.

Iron

Where does UI fall, functional or non-functional?

Iron

@Jacob Conforming with a standard is a functional or non-functional requirement?

Iron

@EmbedXControls -- I think the connotation of "shall" is more absolute than "should".

Iron

Thanks Jacod and DN...

Iron

Question

In setting up priorities for requirements do you seperate them into functional vrs non-functional or do you bunch them together

Iron

One thing that requirements should have when formulated is their stability, specially when customer requirements are in their initial state

Iron

Thank you Jacob. As a student, this week's course will make my life much easier in my learning of software development.

Iron

Should allows for not actually doing the thing where shall is imperative as in it must do this. I was always stuck on shall versus will.

 

Iron

Should means that it is optional, but shall means that it is required

I mostly use an agile design cycle with two week iterations.

Blogger

Conforming with a standard is a functional or non-functional requirement?

Iron

Where to download templates?

Iron

To make it easier for Jacob to find your questions put a question mark or @Jacob at the beginning.

Iron

Thanks a lot!

Can you explain a bit more the difference between what you're calling functional and non-functional requirements?

e.g. "The embedded s/w shall be able to respond to user input w/in 50ms."  Couldn't that also be written as a "functional" requirement as in "The embedded s/w shall respond..."?

Iron

shall is a requirement - should is not

Iron

In SDLC, can we mix Waterfall with Agile in order to have a hybrid type of development?

Iron

Interesting lecture.

Iron

very mice presentation

Iron

Thanks for the presentation.

Iron

Thanks Jacob, nice and neat presentation

Iron

Tank you Jacob and DigiKey

Iron

We will cover test plan and test cases in more detail later this week.  But as a preview the test plan will develop the process and resources that are used for testing where the test cases are simply do this, expect that and record what you saw.

Blogger

Hello from Forest, MS.

 

Iron

What process does Beningo use for software development?

 

Iron

Thanks Jacob, Chuck, IEEE, Digi-key, et. tal.

Iron

Thanks for the quick review, Jacob and Chuck.

Iron

Thanks for the Presentation

Iron

Thanks nice presentation

Iron

Why do we use "SHALL" instead of "SHOULD" in the requirements specifications documents ?

 

Thanks !! You 'SHALL' not pass :)

Iron

Thank you.  Looking forward to tomorrow.

Iron

Thanks, great session!

Iron

Thanks Jacob and Chuck

Iron

Thanks for the intro Jacob.

Iron

Thanks, Jacob. Sorry I've got another meeting...see you tomorrow!

Thanks Jacob, until tomorrow

Iron

Thanks for your attention!

Blogger

too bad this means i have multiple problems

As I'm on firefox ....... still

Iron

Thanks, Jacob. Informative, as always.

Thanks Jacob, Charles & Digi-Key!

Iron

Jacob, thanks for the first presentation.

Iron

What is the difference between Test Plan and Test Case documents.

FYI: We did'nt use the word "shall" in a past specification and the vendor refused to implement the function/capability because the said that they didn't have to if "shall" was not used!

Iron

@KaRobotics: Audio is only functioning well in Firefox.

Iron

Template download link is available in slide # 19

 

Iron

if you give me a chance to listen to lecture - i promise u not to criticize

 

NO AUDIO still :(

Iron

Had audio and but messed up and tried to edit my post now I lost it.

Iron

where do we get the templates mentioned?

Iron

@ElRoy Yes most people want to criticize rather than design. It is the most common method.

People ask me to write something then they will criticize it and tell e what they don't like.

It does not work -- typically unless you can get something from them about what the design/product must do.

I sympathize -- believe me!

Iron

1. Get customer's requirements document

2. Formalize the requirements.

3. Customer reviews formal document, realizes that is nothing like what he really wants, sends in notes on changes needed.

Repeat 2-3 twenty or thirty times...

we're the product-development team also (can't get requirements out of marketing), so we develop the requirements that we're going to implement.  Increasingly trying to get VOC to respond to.

Iron

Use cases help a lot to extract customer needs.

Iron

very informal. No specific process.

Iron

Usually we (firmware engineering) write the requirements and then submit them to product management to see if that suits their needs.

Iron

often the customer doesn't know what is desired

Iron

meetings with the client

Iron

It is informal.  The users send me information about what they want.

Iron

Get functional requirement from marketing 

Iron

requirements were usually given from customer then commitees would elaborate on requirements to our method(s) to fullfill the requirements.

Iron

Meething and feed back from the client

Iron

Take application input from the customer and add in specific req'ts from our skill set.

Iron

 @plhung - Hit the play button on the audio bar at the top of the screen.

Extract requirements from the final / finished product.

 

Iron

Meeting with customers.  One problem with getting customer requirements is they often try to tell you how to do something instead of what they need. 

Iron

We have had to lift the process up a level by adding User Needs and use cases. From this information that is used to create requirements. These requirements are then merges with IEC standards requirements.

Use Case descriptions from marketing.  Use of scrum cycles with customer feedback.

Iron

Talking to customers and understanding what they are trying to do. Then use this with requirements that have been aggreed upon to understand what the problem actually is.

 

Iron

feeback from marketing

Iron

Informal specification from the Boss.

Iron

Requirements partially inherited from previous design iteration, some from formal CR system, some from prototype feature documentation shot from hip.

Iron

Customer visits, prototyping, requirements by analogy with existing products, standards body documents

Iron

Requirements from a product development team.

Iron

For government contract work, the customer provides a requirements contract.

For others, the goal/purpose of the software is the only requirement.

Iron

Not too far from the cartoon.  I basically write the requirement then solicite responses.

Iron

Best way to get requirements we have found to to build a proof of concept that implements our best guess of the desired product. people have a lot easier time telling us what they DONT want than what they do want.

 

Iron

Meetings with clients

Iron

"Estimated" requirement.  Not quite sure what's required.

Iron

Requirements are passed down from main (government) contractor in electronic documents.

Iron

Reqt's process usally ran well. Business, Dev, and test get involved to flush them out.

Iron

thur stakeholder and user discussions and some reverse engineering for updating old units

Iron

We require our customer to provide written requirements (template available if requested) and then follow a review process to ensure the requirements are "good".

Interviews and surveys to get requirements

Iron

all of the above, based on a customer knowledge, experience, desire, etc.

Iron

What was the question again ? Audio kept breaking

Iron

Generally It's a matter of asking questions and writting them down to present back to the customer.

Iron

We take customer input and market requirements to list the product requirements.

J's? just try to get what they expect.

We've tried VOC, but mostly the requirements are generated by engineering and modified after prototypes are viewed.

Iron

In a unique situation we write the requirements for our customer and they review nad approve them for us.

 

Iron

Shot from the hip at first and then after re written several times we get formal requirements.

Iron

Both, some are formal and some by word of mouth.

Iron

Q&A with customer, and then the wrestling match begins on changes.

 

Iron

Method must be simple - interviews seem to work

Start design and the requirements change half-way through the process, most of the time! Strange design cycle here.

Iron

Depends on the client. Some are very good at providing full specs. Some require a lot more hand-holding. That's why I want to implement a more formal process internally.

Iron

The slide pretty well describes it.

Iron

Meeting with client.

Iron

prototypes with focus groups

 

Iron

How to turn on the audio.  I switched to Firefox.

 

Iron

Get requirements from all different people - very trying!

 

Iron

We get a functional specification or sequence of opeation

Iron

Thirty plus years of living the cartoon.

Build something and then get feedback on what it was supposed to do

Iron

Except, the guy you are meeting with isn't the one with the requirements. but his deputy... ;-)

 

Typical meeting here.....

Question: What is your favorite method for eliciting requirements?

Blogger

audio only works on firefox. it does not work on google chrome.

Cartoon on Slide 13 is most commonly requested process. Just sayin'

Iron

Formal requirements process.

FWIW: I switched from the latest Chrome version to Firefox (version 26.0) and the audio works.

Iron

I'd suggest treating non-functional and constraints separately

Iron

Fairly formal. Agile product owner sets requirements and priorities.

Iron

None at this company yet...

Iron

Joel on Software has an excellent article on scheduling where he also talks about prioritizing requirements....very recommended.

 

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2007/10/26.html

Iron

Yeah I don't have audio either.  And I refreshed  already.

Iron

Yes, a formal requirements process and document.

Iron

getting Marketing to set feature/requirements priorities is a struggle. To them EVERYTHING is a priority

I have used something called a Requirements Verification Matrix or we called RVM.

Iron

Semi-formal on second thought

Iron

no process is handed down from above

 

Iron

Yes, a formal requirements process and document.

 

Iron

From the postings, it looks like half the audience has left the building due to lack of audio.

Gold

Most of Our requirements are well defined due to legacy products.  New features evolve throught the developement process.

Iron

no formal requirement process

Iron

Again, we're currently working on making more formal design docs for our own sanity and to define project milestones. Currently spend a lot of time on conference calls and creating block diagrams and writing emails to nail down specs.

Iron

We derive requirements from functional requirements and subdevide them tbetween hardware and software

Iron

Software development metodels I have used: a spiral type in the past but more recently Agile model as well as some hybrid versions.

Iron
+ioverholt: Amen to "never the same process twice" ;-)
Iron

Repeat FYI: Audio works best on Firefox; ok on IE; not at all on Chrome.

Iron

Attempt to freeze requirements before development starts.  Process is formal.

 

Iron

Formal requirements - but change during development.

Iron

non-formal requirements

Iron

Totally bleeding ad hoc

Iron

Define requirements and tests at the same time. Then, design & code.

 

Requirements development requires telepathy as customer always modifies requirements as soon as you have them well defined!

 

We have developed a process in our efforts to reach CMMI-DEV Maturity Level 3

 

Iron

Chrome doesn't work! try firefox

vic14

 

Iron

No formal gathering process

Iron

Depends on the customer.  Formal works for customers who know what they want and cannot change their minde when they see the results of what they asked for.

 

Iron

Formal requirements gathering.

we have an internal process for gathering requirements

Iron

There is no process handed down from above

Iron

We use a simi-formal requirment gathering process

Iron

We have some elements of a formal requirements process, but it's fairly flexible.

Iron

Most of ours are provided.

Requirements gathering process is "somewhat informal"...

Iron

We use formal process, however there are some changes down the road

Iron

Not formal (ad hoc requirements definition) but we are actively trying to impriove that.

Start with a formal process but reqt's can change later.

Iron

Yes, a formal requirements process with a requirements document as a result.

Iron

Software requirements follow a required process - working towards establishing a system requirements process.

 

Iron

Input from customers and then established process

Iron

Nope to formal requirements gathering.  We kinda sorta have some methods of tracking and documenting, but it's an area we still have LOTS of room to grow.

 

Iron

Some process exists, but often things change as we learn more during implementation.

Iron

Formal requirements process for aerospace devices.

Iron

Still no audio.  Guess I'll have to watch on archive.

Gold

J's? requirements are gathered and alot of guessing...

I am pretty sure we do not use the same process twice.

Iron

Working under R&D, not really defined requirements.

 

Iron

Thrown from the hip and they seem to never be reiterated

Iron

Only semi-formal we nogotiate the requirements with our customer.

Iron

As a medical company we have a defined requirements process

throw requirements from marketing and customer.

Iron

Sadly, no requirements process; requirements change constantly throughout a project.

Iron

Requirements are more ad hoc than formal

Iron

Formal Requirements. Yes -- home grown style process.

Iron

I wish we had a process.

Iron

Non-formal requirements at present. Thrown at me

Iron

No formal requirements process.

Iron

VLC was able to open http://blogtalk.ic.llnwd.net/stream/blogtalk_mp3live82

No formal requirements process. 

Iron

Formal process for gathering requirements.

Iron

Just starting a formal requirements process...

Iron

Do not use a formal requirement gathering process

Iron

Question: How many people use a formal requirements gathering process?

Blogger

According to our process we use water fall but in actuality it is a spiral process with changes to requirements and many prototypes through the whole process.

Iron

The design process depends on the project scope

 

Iron

informally we follow waterfall.

No audio in here, Trouble logging in.

Iron

MRD, customer requirements, design, develop, test

Iron

We use the classic Waterfall or systems V approach.

Iron

Both. Moving towards agile.

Agile firmware cycle with Waterfall hardware cycle.

Iron

Waterfall, but with loop back from each stage to requirements so it acts like agile.

Iron

We don't really use any of standard developement process such as waterfall/xp/agile.

 

Iron

functional prototyping

Iron

We switched to Agile for non-embedded SW a couple of years ago. The embedded projects since then have been really small and not much advantage in going to Agile for that.

Iron

Our methodology is the wild-west type.  We have a few "checkpoints" / "milestones" of review, release etc. but nothing on the formality & quality level of waterfall/agile/whatever.  Wish we did.

 

Iron

Waterfall but have used Agile at another firm.  Like the Agile method.

 

Iron

Waterfal with iteration here.

 

Iron

Agile for most part

 

Iron

Both, depending by the project.

 

Iron

In non-embedded world I've worked in Waterfall environment most of the time.

Iron

Waterfall for hardware design and agile for software design

Iron

Agile, but I'm a hardware engineer. To me, the software development looks more "Wild West".

Iron

Waterfall-ish design cycle

 

Iron

on paper....waterfall. in reality..it is reactive.

 

Iron

Heavy hardware component requires more of a waterfall approach with iteration

Iron

We're a small company trying to move to Agile, It works well in SW. But getting the HW teams to slot in is somewhat harder!

 

Iron

J's? design process?  alot of guessing!!!!!!!!!!!!

Waterfall is closest...

Iron

Audio is very chopped, using firerfox, it comes and goes

Iron

Waterfall but just starting Agile

Iron

No formal process, but ad hoc is closer to waterfall.

Iron

Waterfall (current small company), but I have also used Agile (previously at much larger company).

Iron

Waterfall (with loop-backs) and V-model...

Iron

The company has written procedures.

Iron

We use a mix between Waterfall & Agile with a dash of "Cowboy"!

Iron

No defined process.  More agile than waterfall.

Iron

We use Waterfall modified to allow iteration- ElRoy

Iron

No real process at this time. That's why I'm here.

Iron

going to toward Agile

Iron

My small company has a small handfull of software teams, and they are all using Agile.

Iron

I prefer a semi agile approach. 

Iron

Currently using waterfall

 

Iron

Use both waterfall and agile, depending on the project.

 

Iron

Both Agile and Waterfall, depending on scope

Iron

Waterfall-style at present

Iron

IE 11 works for me where chrome and FF don't

Iron

Water fall methodology

Iron

There is a large arrow button partially visible behind play bar. That was never visible before in chrome or IE

Iron

Do you use a particular design cycle methodology?  If so which one?

Blogger

Hi from NZ, All seams to be working fine!

 

Iron

I pressed the play button a couple of times the audio is OK now, It's  weired.

Iron

Looks like I'm going to just do the archived audio. See you tomorrow.

XP is another development method.

Iron

is the lecture going on?

 

Iron

Can we restart or reschedule this session?  Too many people having problems.

Gold
+StephMcGUBM Thanks for mentioning that FireFox works but Chrome does not!
 
Iron

I'm using IE10, and audio is cutting in and out.

Iron

Firefox has audio but th equality is extremely poor, virtually unintelligible.

Yes IE seems to work now which slide we on

 

Iron

Audio inop on IE & Firefox browser.

Iron

No probs w/IE11 (had to restart audio a few times, tho)

Iron

I can't open the ppt file.

I changed the browser from Chrome to IE, but the audio problem is still remain...

Iron

I have chrome because it always worked and IE didn't.

Too late to install firefox now.

Iron

Repeat: Audio problems on Chrome --> works in Firefox.

Iron

I had to leave chrome as well, seems better in IE

Iron

Switched to IE.  Audio works now.  (Weird!  I've always had WAY better results with Chrome!  Not today....)

Iron

"Blog port radio!" plays and then silence

Iron

and after moving to FF I get 2 seconds of audio every 30.   It's an improvement though.

 

Iron

Hi all - If you are using Chrome and not hearing the audio, please try switching to Firefox. It usually works on Chrome for me but is not today for some reason. It's working via Firefox.

Audio works in IE, but not chrome.

Iron

The Audio ins intermitent. I'm in California, IExplorer.

Iron

No Audio in chrome, Audio in Firefox

Iron

hi I am unable to play the stream

!!!!

Audio plays only for a fraction of a second..

Iron

Same problem with audio in MN. Never had this problem before either.

Iron

just arrived - no audio

 

Iron

Hello there. good afternoon !

Photon for the IPHONE works fine.

 

Iron

Hello from Orange County!

Iron

@Jacob: could you please talk a bit louder

Iron

not working in Jersey either dont have Firefox installed

 

Iron

try refressing the page or restart the audio a couple of times

Iron

 

I never had problems with audio before. It does "blog talk radio" and 1/2 second of presentation 

The archived audio plays fine.

 

Iron

I had to switch to Firefox to get the audio to stay on.

 

Iron

I got audio when I switched to Firefox. Chrome didn't work.

Iron

Hello from San Francisco.

 

Yes, first time with no audio. Running Chrome, multiple refresh, & usual tricks not working.

Iron

audio fine here in NY using Firefox

Iron

Hi all - If you are using Chrome and not hearing the audio, please try switching to Firefox. It usually works on Chrome for me but is now today for some reason. It's working via Firefox.

Using Chrome - but no audio

Iron

I'm not getting audio. First time I have had this problem.

Gold

try to refresh the page

Iron

I'm not getting audio either

Iron

It works with me on Firefox but not Chrome

Iron

Hello from Kansas

 

Iron

@kaddaem - pls try using Firefox

I hear the "blog talk radio" when I first hit play and then nothing....

Iron

Hello from Chicago.

 

Iron

you guys, the audio is OK? I can't hear anything rightnow except the intro.

Iron

+rruther2 I'm not getting streaming audio either...

 

Iron

Hmmm, first time I've ever had problems with the audio.

Iron

see bar but not hearing anything yet refreshed too using chrome

 

Iron

Hello from California

Iron

this other computer audio start/stops?

what up?

Iron

Hello from southwest Ohio, USA.

Iron

Hello from Greensboro

Iron

Hi from Valladolid (aka Pucela) in Spain

 

Iron

Hello from SW Michigan

Iron

Greetings from beautiful downtown Desert Hot Springs!

 

hello from California

Iron

Hello from Western Pennsylvania.

 

Iron

Hello from Azcapotzalco, Mexico, DF

Iron

Hi from Clearwater, FL

Iron

Hi all -Audio is live! If you don't see the audio bar at the top of the screen, please refresh your browser. It may take a couple tries. When you see the audio bar, hit the play button. If you experience audio interruptions and are using IE, try using FF or Chrome as your browser. Many people experience issues with IE. Also, make sure your flash player is updated with the current version. Some companies block live audio streams, so if that is the case for your company, the class will be archived on this page immediately following the class and you can listen then. People don't experience any issues with the audio for the archived version.

@chris.j: What a great holiday. I'm in!

Greetings from Plymouth, MN.

Iron

Hello from Québec, Canada!

Iron

Hello, Greetings from Newport Beach, CA

 

Iron

Howdy all! I just heard that this Friday, Feb 28 is "National Public Sleeping Day".  "Find a park bench or sleep at your desk!"

Seems like it'd be pretty cold for sleeping on park benches in much of the country...

Iron

Good afternoon from Minnetonka, MN.

Iron

Greetings from California

Iron

Hello from Illinois

 

Iron

Hello from Orlando, Fl

Iron

Hello from SE Michigan

Iron

Greetings from Waterloo, ON

Iron

Greetings from Buffalo, NY!

Iron

Hello from Rochester NY(also)

Iron

 

hello from Mishawaka

 

Iron

@78RPM Thanks for that I currently have web browser ( Chrome) open will refresh if I do not see the audio bar

Iron

Good Afternoon/Morning

Is there anyone attending that is IEEE CSDP or that is in the process of becoming certified?

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Michigan says hello!

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Hello All from Georgia, USA

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Hello from Rochester, NY

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greetings from slc ut...

Good evening from Iasi.

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Hello for Fort Worth, TX ,  a blustery 51 degrees.

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Morning Starbucks!

-15 degrees and more sunshine

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Morning from chilly Willamette Valley, Oregon.

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Nothing on mission creep in day one slides!

 

@kaddeam, The class begins exactly at the top of the hour (about 44 minutes from my posting here).  The audio bar will appear below the Class title. If it does not appear within a few seconds after the top of the hour (by atomic clock accuracy), refresh your browser.  Click on the audio bar.  Don't forget to download the PowerPoint slide deck seen below the Special Educational Materials.  Also, you might have problems with Internet Explorer.  Use Chrome or Firefox.

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Hello from Positively Tropical (17F, -8C) Snowy SE Lake Simcoe Ontario Canada.

Iron

Hello from sunny Montana. I enjoyed the Maker Faire in Kalispell this weekend.

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Greetings from Argentina !!

Iron

Please join our Digi-Key Continuing Education Center LinkedIn Group at http://linkd.in/yoNGeY

 

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Still Too Darn Cold. At least my FIRST Robotics regional starts this weekend.

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@lbrooks - You only need to fill in one evaluation form for the entire week.

Howdy from Austin,TX

 

question: once Ive completed the form, how long afer does it take for the IEEE PDH to reach you?

Thanks!

Oh and BUENOS DIAS DESDE GUADALAJARAAA

Hello from Hudsons Hope BC

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hello everyone from Timisoara, Romania

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Signing in from another chilly day in Chicago.

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Hi all.  Sunny with a high of 14 degF today in Minneapolis.

Iron

The streaming audio player will appear on this web page when the show starts at 2 PM Eastern time today. Note however that some companies block live audio streams. If when the show starts you don't hear any audio, try refreshing your browser. If that doesn't work, try using Firefox or Google Chrome as your browser. Some users experience audio interruptions with IE. If that doesn't work, the class will be archived immediately following our live taping.

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@lbrooks: The course evalution is completed once for the five day series of classes.

Be sure to click 'Today's Slide Deck' under Special Educational Materials above right to download the PowerPoint for today's session.

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Since this is my first time here, does an evaluation form need to be filled out for each daily session a single evaluation for the weeks worth of sessions?

Iron

Thanks for posting the slide deck is there a seperate link for joining the session?

 

Iron

Good mornin'. Thought I would go ahead and get the sign in part out of the way.

 

Iron

Howdy All!  Great day for a session.

Iron

need more info  on Introduction to the Embedded Software Design Cycle

Iron

Welcome back, Jacob . Hope you're enjoying our global warming episodes lately.

Good to see you with us again Jacob, I agree with @willyh

I could use the slides now or soon to look up and become

familiar with new acronyms, terms, and concepts.

Iron

Can you post the slice ahead and any material taht we might need to downlaod from here or 3er parties!!

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