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A New Look. A Proven Culture

By Jack Harding on September 10, 2015 from

The eSilicon logo, along with our entire website, has been upgraded. Fifteen years ago we crafted a logo ideal for a paper economy and many printed elements. We should have seen it coming, but the essentially paperless, digitized world we navigate today is not particularly friendly towards our ... continue reading


The Times They Are A-Changin’

By Mike Gianfagna on August 27, 2015 from

Let me start out by saying that I’m not a huge Bob Dylan fan. I’m an American that grew up in the 1960s, so it’s hard to not call some of Dylan’s catalog a soundtrack for your life.The song that I used to title this blog has some special relevance for me and eSilicon. Recently, we’ve ... continue reading


Consolidation Creates Confusion

By Mike Gianfagna on July 30, 2015 from

Consolidation in any industry is a sign of maturation. Diverse business models converge to the ones that really work. Supply and demand find equilibrium with a right-sized supply base. And generally, the fittest survive. The semiconductor industry is somewhere around a half-century old, so ... continue reading


Big Data, Big Opportunities

By Jens Andersen on June 25, 2015 from

For the last two decades I have spent a lot of my time managing operations and sales for several EDA startups, most of which were acquired. The focus of many of these companies was to provide solutions to optimize complex designs. We worked to enhance many of the top 25 semiconductor companies’ ... continue reading