I moved from real layout work to management so I had little or no “hands-on” layout in my responsibility but I was very close to my team challenges in all 5 locations. During my 13 years in PMC Sierra I was involved in many initiatives some technical and some in developing relations with vendors. The biggest difference was that MOSAID… Read More
The year is 1999 and I decided that is time to try something else in layout. In 1989 in Israel I was part of the biggest chip in the world, the Motorola DSP9600. In 1998 in Canada I was part of the biggest Synchronous DRAM in the world, it was time to try analog/mixed signal/RF projects.
The opportunity came from PMC Sierra who already had… Read More
I am very sorry but I have to break the flow of sharing initiatives, to reiterate the reason for these articles and maybe amplify the message these articles should promote.
I got a few inquiries from LinkedIn connections, who read the previous articles, with a very interesting point of view. This proves that after 5 articles some … Read More
Design IP, at least Interface IP, is about 15 years old, but the market was made of one large provider – Synopsys- with many small vendors around. Chip makers were not very comfortable with this picture, especially the Tier 1 considering that the risk (to see the big one being acquired by one of their direct competitor, say Samsung… Read More