Achieving Maximum Reuse Leverage: Lessons from benchmarking 1000+ IC projects
(Dec. 5, 9:00-9:45)
Great Expectations probably describes the feeling prevalent throughout the semiconductor industry when reuse first entered the IC design paradigm more than ten years ago. Reuse was supposed to unleash huge boosts in development productivity and output that would offset the Design Productivity Gap. Has it happened? If not, why not?
Mr. Ronald E. Collett, President and CEO of Numetrics Management Systems, has spent over 25 years in the electronics industry, where he has held positions in executive management, engineering, marketing and sales. He founded Collett International, Inc. in 1992, a research and consulting company specializing in design technology strategy for semiconductor and electronic design automation (EDA) companies. He also spent several years at the Dataquest division of the Gartner Group, a technology research and consulting firm, where he oversaw the firm s activities in the areas EDA, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).