Monthly Archives: June 2011

Are You Interested In Becoming An AgileSoC Contributor?

I’m starting to see people coming out of the woodwork.¬†Hardware designers and verification engineers, modeling and architecture experts, embedded systems experts…there are people that are interested in seeing agile hardware development going mainstream. Lots of those same people have valuable … Continue reading

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Taking Inventory For An SoC Team

What counts as inventory for an SoC team? Here’s an excerpt from the latest update of the XtremeEDA Professional Development Series where Aimee Sutton and I lay-out an exercise that helps SoC teams find out… A large part of building … Continue reading

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Remote Developers And The Feature-of-the-week

In all the discussions I’ve had regarding agile and from all the presentations I’ve seen, articles I’ve read, etc, the most valuable thing I’ve heard so far has been what I’ve been calling the feature-of-the-week. The feature-of-the-week was something I … Continue reading

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You Can’t Automate Holistic Verification

For anyone stuck watching #48DAC via twitter (like I was) and presumably to those who were there in person, it was easy to feel that Cadence remains dedicated to the EDA360 vision it released over a year ago. EDA360 has … Continue reading

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Enough Already About Collaborating With The Fab!

In the last 2+ years that I’ve dedicated to applying agile methods to hardware development, a big part of my focus has been on using agile to bring design, verification and software developers closer together. In my opinion, we have … Continue reading

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Do Agile And Hardware Emulation Mix?

That’s a question I’ve asked myself several times in the last couple years but have never got around to answering it, not because I don’t think it belongs but because I don’t have much experience with it. My opinion: I … Continue reading

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