Entire Ph.D. theses have been written on the technology roadmapping process alone, according to guest columnist Andrew B. Kahng. The DAC 2009 chairman explores the path to an EDA roadmap (click on "Guest").
Entire Ph.D. theses have been written on the technology roadmapping process alone, according to Andrew B. Kahng.
He says that roadmaps can unify an industry, without which life is endless reactivity and getting whipsawed by the customer base.
He reminds us that at one time all EDA tools had to migrate onto Windows NT. He points to EDAC's OS roadmap, as well as Si2 and OpenAccess "as bright spots that are wonderful to see."
"And while I am not holding my breath for that new EDA revenue model, more bright spots are always welcome," exclaims Kahng.
Kahng has provided a 'food for thought'. Click on the Guest tab for his thoughts.