The Engine Management Group (EMG), of a major European aerospace manufacturer, develops algorithms for the monitoring and control of turbojet engines, and consists of team members from across multiple group companies involved in the engine integration process.
The algorithms are managed by the EMG and deployed on the ground in the global maintenance application as well as in embedded systems in the field.
The EMG was looking to replace its legacy document management platform, based on Lotus Notes, for managing the algorithm/program development process. It sought a platform that would interact with program datasets, enabling easy handling of related information. At the same time it must ease management of the validation process, including the execution of code modules and capture of output needed to write automatic statistical test reports.
The customer also faced problems managing version control of Matlab modules used in engine management and testing. The platform was also required to maintain a store of Matlab code modules and enable their reuse over the long term. They wanted greater control of data security and more granular version management, without compromising the ability to share and query information where desired.