Blogs 

Sharing the Ways we are Accelerating Innovation 

We are accelerating innovation daily and we want to share it with you. Hear from some of our leading professionals as they discuss the state of the industry from the release of new IP to the trends in the standards technologies that make up EDA. Engage with them by posting your questions, comments and opinions.

 
  • Custom & Analog/Mixed Signal
  • Technical content and latest trends on custom design and AMS verification  

Analog Simulation Insights
Analog/mixed-signal simulation and verification blog
Hélène Thibiéroz


Custom Layout Insights
Analog/custom layout blog
Graham Etchells

  • IP
  • From mobile, to PCI Express and USB, to mixed signal and virtual platforms. 

Committed to Memory
About DRAM in all its forms, especially DDR3, DDR4, LPDDR3 and LPDDR4.
Graham Allan & Marc Greenberg


Express Yourself
"Expressing" their views on PCI Express, IP and related trends.
Scott Knowlton & Richard Solomon


On the Move
Views and trends in mobile electronics connectivity related to MIPI IP.
Hezi Saar


The Eyes Have It
Mixed-signal PHY IP, including trends and design challenges.
Navraj Nandra


To USB or Not to USB
Latest trends and topics in USB IP.
Eric Huang & Mick Posner

  • Prototyping
  • FPGA-based prototyping, virtual prototyping, models and services 

A View From the Top
Shift left architecture design and SW development with virtual prototyping
Patrick Sheridan


Hitting the Mark
Meeting SoC project goals in a software-driven world
Tom De Schutter


Breaking the Three Laws
Discussing technically challenging ASIC prototyping problems and solutions.
Michael Posner

  • Software Integrity
  • Synopsys' best-in-class solutions for software quality, security, privacy & safety 

Code Review
Your leading source of news and information about software security.


Software Integrity
Our deeper dive into software quality, security, and safety solutions.

  • VIP
  • A central location for VIP experts (AMBA, DDR, LPDDR, PCIe, USB and more) 

VIP Central
Your go-to resource for Bus, Protocol and Memory VIP

  • Blogs Emeritus
  • A collection of our past blogs. 

Absolute Power
Tools, methodology and requirements of low power design
Cary Chin


Conversation Central Podcast
Where technology and business experts in the electronics industry come to talk.
Karen Bartleson, Darcy Pierce, Hannah Conrad


Configurable Thoughts
Microprocessors’ architecture, tools, best practices and new innovations.
Michael Thompson


Coverage Is My Friend
Benefits of coverage and related methodologies.
Alex Seibulescu


Future of Design
Advances in design methodology.
Mike Keating


Let's Get Physical
Simplifying complex physical verification challenges


Magic Blue Smoke
Discussing the challenges of low power ASIC design.
Godwin Maben


On Verification
Exploring software-to-silicon verification.
Tom Borgstrom


Optimization Craft
The crafting of optimization software for integrated circuit design.


Social Matter(s)
Exploring the necessities of social business in a digital world
Darcy Pierce, Hannah Conrad


The Listening Post
Musings on social media in a G2G (Geek-to-Geek) corner of cyberspace.
Darcy Pierce, Hannah Conrad


The Solar Cell Corner
Motivations, techniques and prospects for improving solar cells.
Ricardo Borges


The Standards Game
Observation, information and experiences with technical standards.
Karen Bartleson


Verification Martial Arts
Technical information and tutorials focusing on functional verification.
Janick Bergeron


What Matters?
Insights, views & trends in Verification IP & Functional Verification

Analog Simulation Insights Latest trends about AMS, from Analog to Mixed-signal and RF
A View From the Top Shift left architecture design and SW development with virtual prototyping
Absolute Power Tools, methodology and requirements of low power design
Breaking the Three Laws Discussing technically challenging ASIC prototyping problems and solutions
Code review Your leading source of news and information about software security
Committed to Memory About DRAM in all its forms, especially DDR3, DDR4, LPDDR3 and LPDDR4
Configurable Thoughts Microprocessors’ architecture, tools, best practices and new innovations
Conversation Central Podcast Where technology and business experts in the electronics industry come to talk
Coverage Is My Friend Benefits of coverage and related methodologies
Custom Layout Insights Analog/custom layout blog
Express Yourself One man "Expressing" his views on PCI Express, IP and related trends
Future of Design Advances in design methodology
Hitting the Mark Meeting SoC project goals in a software-driven world
Let's Get Physical Simplifying complex physical verification challenges
Magic Blue Smoke Discussing the challenges of low power ASIC design
On the Move Views and trends in mobile electronics connectivity related to MIPI IP
On Verification Exploring software-to-silicon verification
Optimization Craft The crafting of optimization software for integrated circuit design
Social Matter(s) Exploring the necessities of social business in a digital world
Software Integrity Our deeper dive into software quality, security, and safety solutions
The Eyes Have It Mixed-signal PHY IP, including trends and design challenges
The Listening Post Musings on social media in a G2G (Geek-to-Geek) corner of cyberspace
To USB or Not to USB Latest trends and topics in USB IP
The Solar Cell Corner Motivations, techniques and prospects for improving solar cells
The Standards Game Observation, information and experiences with technical standards
Verification Martial Arts Technical information and tutorials focusing on functional verification
VIP Central Your go-to resource for Bus, Protocol and Memory VIP