The Standards Game

Archive for January 2011

 

From timing to power: the shift in modeling standards

There’s been a shift in what’s needed in modeling standards for IC design. The focus has moved from timing to power consumption. Timing modeling, which dominated much of the effort from the early to mid 00’s, has sorted itself out. The Liberty format (.lib) has been successfully extended for demanding nanometer timing accuracy by customers […]

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It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, the challenges are the same

I have a new friend in the standards game. His name is Keith Boone, and he works on standards in the medical industry for GE’s Healthcare division. Keith’s recent blog post, “Tactics for standards setting: lead, follow, or get out of the way”, gives insights that pertain to challenges anyone in any industry faces while […]

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