Engineering Talent Shortage Now Top Risk Factor

Demand is increasing for engineers and related technical fields in the IC industry, but companies are struggling to find enough talent. The problem is even worse in hot new markets such as AI and 5G, where competition is fierce for experienced workers. The talent shortfall starts with college graduates and professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)... » read more

It’s Time To Talk…

It’s bad enough that hardware engineers can’t explain what they do to other people outside of their world, but increasingly they can’t explain it outside of their narrow slice of an SoC. Engineers routinely introduce themselves as scientists, teachers, handymen, consultants, and occasionally even as arms dealers. The problem is that the tasks they handle are so complex and intertwined ... » read more