The Standards Game

Archive for December 2011

 

­­Standards – why do we do it? (Part 4 of 4)

A final aspect on why Synopsys participates heavily in technical industry standards is one that is often missed (or dismissed): Standards enable innovation. Many people confuse standardization with stifling innovation because standards provide precise specifications. They mistakenly believe that once a standard is defined (and most importantly, accepted) in the industry, all other alternatives are […]

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Standards–why do we do it? (Part 3)

In addition to growing the market (part 1 of this series) and establishing and maintaining technology leadership (part 2), standards promote the discovery of complete solutions in collaboration with key industry players. These collaborative solutions benefit customers, of course, by providing the best overall result which is developed as broadly as possible. Perhaps less obvious […]

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