Supply Chain Verification: Critical Enabler for Next-Generation Medtech Innovations

Supply Chain Verification: Critical Enabler for Next-Generation Medtech Innovations
by Bob Smith on 07-03-2022 at 6:00 am

SEMICON West Panel

Chip design verification has long been a key component of any design project developing silicon intended to go into manufacturing. As designs become more complex, so does the manufacturing risk, and the focus on thorough verification becomes ever more critical.

Another dimension of complexity coming into play and considered… Read More


2021 ESD Alliance | IEEE CEDA Phil Kaufman Award

2021 ESD Alliance | IEEE CEDA Phil Kaufman Award
by Admin on 05-12-2022 at 12:00 am

The Phil Kaufman Award honors individuals who have had a demonstrable impact on the field of electronic system design through technology innovations, education/mentoring, or business or industry leadership. The award was established as a tribute to Phil Kaufman, the late industry pioneer who turned innovative technologies… Read More


The ESD Alliance CEO Outlook is Coming April 28 –– Live!

The ESD Alliance CEO Outlook is Coming April 28 –– Live!
by Bob Smith on 04-10-2022 at 10:00 am

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It’s not often our community is able to attend an in-person discussion where executives share their insights on industry trends, especially over the past two years as the pandemic swept across the globe.

Well, that’s about to change and I suggest you start jotting down questions as the ESD Alliance plans its first in-person CEO … Read More


CEO Interview: Aki Fujimura of D2S

CEO Interview: Aki Fujimura of D2S
by Daniel Nenni on 03-18-2022 at 6:00 am

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Curvilinear Design Primer for Design, Packaging Communities

This interview was done by Bob Smith, Executive Director, ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community.

Previously, Fujimura served as CTO at Cadence Design Systems and returned to Cadence for the second time through the acquisition of Simplex Solutions where he was… Read More


Webinar: Beyond the Basics of IP-based Digital Design Management

Webinar: Beyond the Basics of IP-based Digital Design Management
by Daniel Payne on 03-08-2022 at 10:00 am

Digital Design Flow

According to the ESD Alliance, the single biggest revenue category in our industry is for semiconductor IP, so the concept of IP reuse is firmly established as a way to get complex products to market more quickly and reducing risk. On the flip side, with hundreds or even thousands of IP blocks in a complex SoC, how does a team, division… Read More


ESD Alliance Reports Double-Digit Growth – The Hits Just Keep Coming

ESD Alliance Reports Double-Digit Growth – The Hits Just Keep Coming
by Mike Gianfagna on 10-12-2021 at 6:00 am

ESD Alliance Reports Double Digit Growth – The Hits Just Keep Coming

The latest Electronic Design Market Data report was just published. The headline announces continued substantial growth for the sector: Electronic System Design Industry Logs Double-Digit Q2 2021 Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth, ESD Alliance Reports. While not quite the record-breaking growth reported last quarter, the… Read More


Accellera/ESD Alliance Co-Host “The Executive View – Returning to the Office”

Accellera/ESD Alliance Co-Host “The Executive View – Returning to the Office”
by Admin on 08-11-2021 at 12:00 am

On August 11, 2021, Accellera and ESD Alliance will co-host part 2 of a virtual panel to discuss the challenges of transitioning back from remote work to the office.

Register here >

Virtual Event
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 9:00am-10:00am PT

You are invited to our FREE webinar co-hosted by the ESD Alliance and Accellera. A panel… Read More


Is EDA Growth Unstoppable?

Is EDA Growth Unstoppable?
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-15-2021 at 6:00 am

Is EDA Growth Unstoppable

SemiWiki has covered the Q2, Q3 and Q4 ESD Alliance quarterly revenue reports previously. The Q2 2020 report suggested that EDA had COVID immunity. The Q3 2020 report inspired an Up and to the Right comment. The Q4 2020 report  demanded a Juggernaut label.  And now the Q1 2021 report posts yet more record-breaking growth. This is … Read More


The Juggernaut Continues as ESD Alliance Reports Record Revenue Growth for Q4 2020

The Juggernaut Continues as ESD Alliance Reports Record Revenue Growth for Q4 2020
by Mike Gianfagna on 04-13-2021 at 10:00 am

The Juggernaut Continues as ESD Alliance Reports Record Revenue Growth for Q4 2020

Apologies for the slightly hyperbolic title of this post. Webster defines Juggernaut as “a massive inexorable force, campaign, movement, or object that crushes whatever is in its path.”  Marvel Comic fans will recall the term also refers to a superhero nemesis. But I digress. The ESD Alliance recently announced its Q4 2020 ElectronicRead More


2020 ESD Alliance CEO Outlook

2020 ESD Alliance CEO Outlook
by Admin on 06-17-2020 at 10:30 am

Join us Wednesday June 17, 10:30 — Noon PDT for the ESD Alliance CEO Outlook!

This year’s informative event, featuring six prominent industry CEOs, will be conducted as a virtual event, generously hosted by Arm.

Ed Sperling, editor in chief of Semiconductor Engineering, will moderate this year’s panel, which includes:

  • Simon
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