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DAC Finds a New Voice

By Mike Gianfagna on January 28, 2016 from

DAC stands for Design Automation Conference. Everyone: please stop saying “the DAC conference”.  This may not be as widespread as folks calling an automated teller machine an ATM machine, but it’s still odd. But I digress… This year, the 53rd DAC will be held in Austin, Texas starting ... continue reading

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Life Across the Chasm – the Evolving Role of the VCP

By Jack Harding on January 19, 2016 from

The rumors and results of consolidation are everywhere. Ever since Avago acquired Broadcom the semiconductor world realized that anything can happen. And it will. One of the results is the change in the definition of the “little guy.” It wasn’t that long ago that a company with revenue of ... continue reading

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The Independent Voice of the Ecosystem

By Jack Harding on January 11, 2016 from

It has been four years since my last election to the GSA Board as the Value Chain Producer (VCP) representative. A lot has happened during that time. The VCP model has grown and prospered. Today, it presents a 1 billion dollar market segment and many companies, both large and small, have adopted ... continue reading