Ready, Set, Ramp?
The global semiconductor market is expected to reach an astounding $1 trillion by 2030. As the industry endeavors to reach this milestone, it will encounter both headwinds and tailwinds. As the past few years have demonstrated, opportunities in the industry come hand-in-hand with new and unexpected challenges.… Read More
“Strategy” is a word sometimes used loosely to lend an aura of visionary thinking, but in this context, it has a very concrete meaning. Without a strategy, you may be stuck with decisions you made on a first-generation design when implementing follow-on designs. Or face major rework to correct for issues you hadn’t foreseen. Making… Read More
This webinar will highlight the techniques, capabilities and workflows for implementing an effective sub-modeling strategy. Whether the global and/or sub-model consists of beams, shells or solids, Ansys Workbench offers an effective solution for obtaining accurate stress results in large structures with small features.… Read More
If you google “7 deadly sins of startups” you get lots of hits on mistakes for social networking ventures, only a few of which are relevant to EDA startups. In EDA you have to demonstrate real growth quickly with a very tech-savvy audience in a handful of bluechip accounts. So throw away the research you did on the web because it isn’t… Read More
When the news broke about the on, off, and on-again Intel-Altera merger a few weeks ago, I checked off another box on my Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon scorecard. That plus a $5 bill gets me a Happy Meal at McDonalds, but in a post-Altera world, it might be worth more.
On January 16, 2008, I’m sitting in a meeting with some Intel strategic marketing… Read More
When I read the news that NXP was buying Freescale, it felt like a part of me – and a big part of the history of high tech industry in Arizona – died. There was a time not that long ago where Motorola was the biggest employer in this state, way before Freescale and ON Semi separated from the mothership. Somehow, even with moving headquarters… Read More