Software limits exposed in air traffic outage
En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) is a part of the FAA’s endeavor to convert its flight-tracking system to a satellite-based model. But when it went down for several hours, grounding flights and stranding passengers, the complications of managing large-scale systems were exposed. JAS Global Advisors founder Jeff Schmidt sat down with The Hill to discuss the ripple effect when one part of a complex system collapses. Read more here.