Rockwell seeks 50 percent design cycle reduction
Richard Goering, EE Times(03/15/2007 12:10 AM EDT) SAN JOSE, Calif.
Avionics electronics firm Rockwell Collins has initiated a five-year effort to cut its engineering cycle time by 50 percent, according to Linda Snow-Solum, senior director of enterprise infrastructure management at that company. In a presentation Wednesday (March 14), she outlined Rockwell's drive to integrate tools and processes at the enterprise level.
Snow-Solum was a speaker in the management track at the Mentor Graphics User-to-User conference. She discussed how Rockwell Collins is centralizing its tool selection and support, reducing engineering handoffs, cutting schematic development time, and using an internally developed "peer review" tool.
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