Ansys Connect Growth and Innovation Conference

Ansys Connect Growth and Innovation Conference
by Admin on 08-22-2022 at 2:39 pm

Where Ansys partnership leaders and engineers meet to connect on digital transformation technologies

If anyone’s been ALL IN this past year, it’s you. You’re keeping connections connected, and your companies are adapting and growing. Ansys Tech Day is a day where you will join thought leaders and other engineers… Read More


Formally Crossing the Chasm

Formally Crossing the Chasm
by Bernard Murphy on 07-25-2016 at 7:00 am

Formal verification for hardware was stuck for a long time with a reputation of being interesting but difficult to use and consequently limited to niche applications. Jasper worked hard to change this, particularly with their apps for JasperGold and I have been seeing more anecdotal information that mainstream adoption is growing.… Read More


Applying EDA Concepts Outside Chip Design

Applying EDA Concepts Outside Chip Design
by Bernard Murphy on 10-11-2015 at 7:00 am

(I changed the title of this piece as an experiment) Paul McLellan recently wrote on the topic of new ventures crossing the chasm (getting from initial but bounded success to a proven scalable business). That got me to thinking about the EDA market in general. In some ways it has a similar problem, stuck at $5B or so and single-digit… Read More


SEMI Wafers to Wallstreet – New England Forum March 12, 2015

SEMI Wafers to Wallstreet – New England Forum March 12, 2015
by Scotten Jones on 04-02-2015 at 4:00 pm

On March 12 SEMI held a New England Forum breakfast event entitled “Wafers to Wallstreet” with four speakers. The main focus of the discussion was on the “Internet of Things” and the following are my impression from the talks in a bullet point format.

Device Scaling and Performance in the Era of IoT – Gary Rosen, Applied MaterialsRead More


Wally’s u2u keynote

Wally’s u2u keynote
by Paul McLellan on 04-27-2011 at 3:25 pm

I was at Wally’s u2u (Mentor user group) keynote yesterday. The other keynote was by Ivo Bolsens of Xilinx and is here. He started off by looking at how the semiconductor industry has recovered and silicon area shipments are now back on trend after a pronounced drop in 2009 and revenue has followed. Finally the semiconductor… Read More