Project Management and the Knowledge Areas – Cost

ic design Mar 6, 2018 1:35:31 PM


In my previous blogs, I describe the framework around how to manage a project, the process groups and we started with the first two knowledge areas Scope & Schedule.  I now continue with the third knowledge.

Graphics and Multimedia Processor Design – From Black and White TV sets to Virtual Reality… and beyond

ic design Mar 7, 2017 11:34:45 AM


I was watching an episode of ‘The Crown’ last week on Netflix. One of the conspicuous period ‘punctuation marks’ I noticed was the antiquated, small black and white TV they wheeled out at Buckingham Palace.

'WHAT' - Hackathon. Innovating in the French Riviera

IoT Dec 21, 2016 4:22:33 PM


Amina, a Sondrel Senior Consultant based in the South of France, was one of the organisers who put together a 'Hackathon' event, and wrote up what proved to be an interesting and innovative couple of days..

International Experience for 2 Young Physical Design Engineers

Physical Implementation Sep 9, 2016 2:45:32 PM

‘Work experience abroad can bring benefits to you, your company and your clients’


I love to travel. When I had the opportunity to travel to China on business for the company I was more than excited! I love.

IC Design: 从28纳米转向16/14纳米工艺对物理实现流程的影响

Physical Implementation Aug 30, 2016 4:35:41 PM



Project Management and the Knowledge Areas – Divide and Conquer

ic design Aug 22, 2016 12:28:18 PM


So far in this blog series, I started with my top 5 takeaways from my PMI Project Management training and project experience within ic design services, and then went into more detail in the second blog.

RTL2GDSII: Using CCD Optimisation to Harden Processor Cores to 1GHz

Physical Implementation Aug 16, 2016 12:26:22 PM


Many challenges arise when implementing high performance ip cores.  One of these is how to effectively skew the clock tree to enable efficient slack borrowing from neighbouring stages in a register-based.

Low Power IC Design - Targeting Best Possible Power Performance

Physical Implementation Aug 9, 2016 10:48:17 AM


Almost every aspect of electronic design has at least some focus on low power, particularly with mobile devices dominating the consumer market. Designers are faced with OEMs demanding that the size of the.

RTL2GDSII Design Impact in Moving from 28nm to 16/14nm

Physical Implementation Jul 29, 2016 9:47:42 AM


According to Gartner, the total average IC design cost for a 14nm chip is about $80 million, compared to $30 million for a 28nm planar device. Whilst many vendors will remain at 28nm, the 'big guys' have.

IC Design Techniques for Power Management

ic design Mar 16, 2016 9:56:43 AM


Whatever the end application might be for your IC, power, and how you design and manage power will be fundamental. Large network and server SoC designs and even cabin based automotive chips must run to.

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