Software FMEA (2012)

If your system is safety critical, and your hardware is getting the FMEA treatment, you had better not treat your software as any less critical. As in the case of hardware, a software FMEA is an incredibly valuable addition to the organizational knowledge base. Every additional program FMEA will reduce future FMEA efforts and will also provide the basis for safer and more cost effective design and coding in the future.