Thursday, December 09, 2010

A Concise Story of the ASIC/EDA Business

Check out Jim Hogan's article, The evolution of design methodology.

Past history is crystal clear and his description spot on. His assessment of current and future value-add is plausible and thought provoking. Sounds dire for many silicon-centric companies, though. Will you be a survivor? What does it say for the fortunes of the EDA industry? His answer seems to be focus on system/software, complemented by C-based hardware design.

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