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Company size and market expectations shape the specific tools used. Almost always kept confidential to some degree.

Issue tracking, remote diagnosis (and device security), and stochastic monitoring of hardware and software are common practice.

Failure prediction modeling is common where the economics make failure costly.

There are no specific tools and best practice is sector specific.

You might gain some insight looking at the practices of academic projects that require a large number of robots to be created and shared with other universities (iCub for instance); or by looking at robotics companies that have a strong open source commitment. But projects like these are biased by what tools the project leaders are willing to pay for.

If you are part of a team in a new company with no experience in this you are probably better off hiring an expert or two in your sector than reinventing 100 wheels.

EDIT Note that robotics hardware products can take 5 to 10 years to develop into a mature product, be deployed for another decade or two, and best practices will be from the era of development.

Company size and market expectations shape the specific tools used. Almost always kept confidential to some degree.

Issue tracking, remote diagnosis (and device security), and stochastic monitoring of hardware and software are common practice.

Failure prediction modeling is common where the economics make failure costly.

There are no specific tools and best practice is sector specific.

You might gain some insight looking at the practices of academic projects that require a large number of robots to be created and shared with other universities (iCub for instance); or by looking at robotics companies that have a strong open source commitment. But projects like these are biased by what tools the project leaders are willing to pay for.

If you are part of a team in a new company with no experience in this you are probably better off hiring an expert or two in your sector than reinventing 100 wheels.

Company size and market expectations shape the specific tools used. Almost always kept confidential to some degree.

Issue tracking, remote diagnosis (and device security), and stochastic monitoring of hardware and software are common practice.

Failure prediction modeling is common where the economics make failure costly.

There are no specific tools and best practice is sector specific.

You might gain some insight looking at the practices of academic projects that require a large number of robots to be created and shared with other universities (iCub for instance); or by looking at robotics companies that have a strong open source commitment. But projects like these are biased by what tools the project leaders are willing to pay for.

If you are part of a team in a new company with no experience in this you are probably better off hiring an expert or two in your sector than reinventing 100 wheels.

EDIT Note that robotics hardware products can take 5 to 10 years to develop into a mature product, be deployed for another decade or two, and best practices will be from the era of development.

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hauptmech
  • 4.2k
  • 13
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Company size and market expectations shape the specific tools used. Almost always kept confidential to some degree.

Issue tracking, remote diagnosis (and device security), and stochastic monitoring of hardware and software are common practice.

Failure prediction modeling is common where the economics make failure costly.

There are no specific tools and best practice is sector specific.

You might gain some insight looking at the practices of academic projects that require a large number of robots to be created and shared with other universities (iCub for instance); or by looking at robotics companies that have a strong open source commitment. But projects like these are biased by what tools the project leaders are willing to pay for.

If you are part of a team in a new company with no experience in this you are probably better off hiring an expert or two in your sector than reinventing 100 wheels.