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Nipro Diabetes Systems

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The Barr Group specializes in providing unbiased firmware process and architecture guidance to engineering directors, technical managers, and their teams. Each Barr Group consultant is a senior, experienced engineer who also communicates clearly and effectively in writing and in person.

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An independent Barr Group consultant or team can help you quickly make high-quality, time-saving decisions about:

  • Hardware/software partitioning
  • Processor selection
  • RTOS selection
  • Development tool selection
  • Adoption of development processes (e.g., Agile/XP/TDD)

Each of these is an important front-end decision that will have lingering effects on project success. The impact of a poor front-end decision can doom a project. Every discussion with a Barr Group consultant pays for itself many times over.

Engagements with Barr Group can be structured as:

  • Architecture planning/improvement
  • Process planning/improvement
  • Design reviews
  • Code reviews
  • Security reviews
  • Project rescues

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Advice from Barr Group is unbiased. As an independently owned and operated engineering services firm, Barr Group has no stake in the success of any brand of processor, real-time operating system, compiler, debugger, or best practice. We work with a range of tools internally. You can rest assured that the tool or technique that will most benefit your engineering team or project is the only one we'll recommend.

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Case Study

Nipro Diabetes

With a new approach to embedded software design from Barr Group Consulting, this insulin pump finally got off on the right foot (read more).