Month: July 2009

Three Roundtables on Global Teams at Design Automation Conference

I blogged about some “Opportunities for Serious Conversation at DAC 2009” and wanted to fill in some details Mon 10:30-11:00 at Synopsys’ Conversation Central “Global Teams and Multi-Firm Collaboration” Tue 10:30-11:00 at Synopsys’ Conversation Central “Global Teams and Multi-Firm Collaboration” Wed 10:30-11:00 at Synopsys’ Conversation Central “Global Teams and Multi-Firm Collaboration” Format 1 minute introduction …

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Does Your Website Say Copyright 2008?

As a part of looking for new EDA blogs we did a scan of all the DAC exhibitors and found about two dozen that had a copyright of 2008 (or earlier). Just a thought, check your site and see if you need to update a header or footer for outdated information.

1994 List of Net Resources for the EDA User

May 11, 1994 I published this “List of Net Resources for the EDA User” in “Radio Free CAD CAE Issue 4” gopher kona.ee.pitt.edu 70 for SIGDA Archives e-mail acmhelp@acm.org for ACM (SIGDA parent) membership info ftp ftp.ieee.org for IEEE membership info gopher gopher.ieee.org for IEEE membership info e-mail info.index@ieee.org for IEEE membership info e-mail cfi@cfi.org …

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Sign-up for Software Startup Checklist Seminar at Silicon Valley Code Camp

With Athol Foden‘s encouragement I have submitted the following session (links added) for this year’s Silicon Valley Code Camp: Software Startup Maturity Checklist This session is for both aspiring and active entrepreneurs. We will walk through a 36 point checklist that covers Product Development, Customer Development, and Business Operations. You will leave with a better …

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The Limits of “I Will Know It When I See It”

Both engineering and entrepreneurship alternate exploration and verification cycles to develop a solution that satisfies a customer’s need. Both of these rely on the scientific method of “observation, hypothesis formation, prediction, and experimentation” to develop and validate testable theories, engineering solutions, and profitable products. Both require that a new configuration or an opportunity be recognized …

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A Conversation with Ed Lee on the Changing Media Landscape for EDA

Ed Lee and I have been talking about the role that bloggers play in the EDA Industry since we put together the Blogging Birds of a Feather at ICCAD in November 2008. In the last week we decided to formalize some of our conversation and blog about it. We wanted to share our current assessment …

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EDA Bloggers 2009

This is an update of my May 28, 2008 post “Bloggers Covering Design Automation” which I have subsequently updated in place approximately every two weeks for the last 13 months. The list was originally about 60 and has grown since then. At the time I started tracking blogs, neither Cadence nor Mentor had started their …

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Opportunities for Serious Conversation at DAC 2009

One of the great opportunities that a conference affords is face to face conversation among knowledgeable people. It’s not that technologies for conversation and collaboration at a distance are not effective, but they are more effective if they build on face to face conversations. Conferences allow for both serendipity and structure in serious conversations. At …

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