What’s driving automotive development in 2024? To find out, we surveyed 600 automotive professionals from across the globe. Their responses revealed the challenges, technologies, and strategies development teams are closing in on this year.

In the constant race toward innovation, get the insights you need to keep pace with industry changes and emerging trends — see highlights from the report in our webinar! 

In this webinar, report author Director of Compliance Jill Britton and Product Evangelist Steve Howard discuss notable trends and provide year-over-year comparisons from our report, 2024 State of Automotive Software Development. Key takeaways include: 

  • Embedded security and quality are outpacing safety as a leading concern.
  • An increased focus on productivity and the various methods and tools automotive organizations are using to accelerate development.
  • Electric and connected vehicles are becoming more established.
  • Standards compliance remains essential.

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Jill Britton

Director of Compliance, Perforce

Jill Britton has over 30 years of embedded software experience across a variety of industries. She has worked as a software engineer and manager for telecommunications, automotive, defense, and education software.

Jill is now the Director of Compliance at Perforce and is a committee member of MISRA. Jill holds a BSc in Computer Science and Statistics from Newcastle University, and a MSc in Computer Science from Brunel University London.

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Steve Howard

Product Evangelist, SAST Tools, Perforce

Steve has more than 15 years of experience in the software verification and validation space — the majority of that working with static analysis.

Steve has a first-class degree in Computer Science from the University of Wales, and several post graduate qualifications in software testing and safety certification.