The Power And Limits Of Money


[getperson id="11694" p_name="Wally Rhines"], CEO of [getentity id="22017" e_name="Mentor Graphics"], sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to discuss how semiconductor engineering teams make their dollars work even when budgets are limited. The issue is as important as ever, given the industry's unrelenting margin and cost pressure and the growing competition for top talent. What follows are... » read more

A Tough Balancing Act


Typically, technology startups are formed because a few smart engineers have identified a new opportunity. They work hard on the technology, making sure they deliver innovation that differentiates them from their bigger competitors. They approach their initial customers and refine the product based on the feedback from these early adopters. The focus is still very much on the technology and the... » read more

Making A Multicore System Work


Making all the pieces work together in a multicore system requires a deep understanding of the technology, lots of different layers of synthesis, and some incredibly complex testing strategies.   System-Level Design sat down with James Aldis, system on chip architect for Texas Instruments wireless business unit; Charles Janac, president and CEO of Arteris, Drew Wingard, CTO of Sonics, and ... » read more