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Value Lies at the Intersection of Disparate Disciplines

James Colgan

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According to Everything USB, “Dubbed SuperSpeed USB, USB 3.0 promises a major leap forward in transfer speeds and capability, while maintaining backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 devices.” What are the differences with this release of the standard:
If you were to design and verify an Interlaken core on your next chip integration.  Where would you get your IP core, and where would you get your Verification IP (VIP)? After looking around, this is what we found...
Atrenta to Participate in Formal Verification, Energy Efficiency and 3D Sessions at DATE 2013
Came across a great panel discussion from DAC 2012 that’s really worth a watch. Hosted by David Murray of Duolog, the panel includes Mike Stellfox of Cadence, Harry Foster of Mentor Graphics, Paul Martin of ARM, and Warren Stapleton of AMD. The main thrust of the conversation is...
Recently Cadence Design Systems announced the availability of their production-proven verification IP (VIP) for the new USB SuperSpeed Inter-Chip (SSIC) specification. We are very proud to announce that this advanced verification IP (VIP) is now available for hands-on trials on the Xur...
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Over 75,000 people to attend DreamForce with phenomenal keynote speakers, including fellow Brit Richard Branson. Here’s a preview video from Denis Pombriant and Brent Leary. Enjoy!
As I and many others often say, as the cost of computing continues to asymptotically approach zero, migration to the cloud becomes inevitable. Many concerns are thrown up into the face of progress, such as security and reliability. But these continue to get resolved as real world sol...
There is an interesting article over on Cloud Times that begs the question of, “why isn’t there more usage of SaaS as a percentage of overall software use/revenue?”. The cognitive dissonance in the market between “SaaS is going to be everywhere” and “...
There’s an excellent discussion going on over on the Cloud Computing Google Group about the pace of migration of traditional software to a SaaS model. Here I recently went into some of the very real reasons why the migration is slower than some would like, but didn’t really talk about...
Explore why not just revenue streams and business models are slowing the demise of installed software. And see how independent software vendors and their customers are leveraging the cloud....
The move to the cloud by a commercial bank is a watershed moment in cloud adoption in terms of security. But the motivation underlying BBVA's move is equally important - the move to cloud is a migration to value.
Traditionally, there was a good chance that a sales person would engage with the prospect very close to the beginning of the buying process - or ideally initiate it. This was especially the case when the customer was somewhat isolated and got a great deal of their information from trad...
Lauren Carlson of Software Advice has written up a very interesting synopsis of the evolution of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or Sales Force Automation (SFA). The article boils the progression down to essentially four major milestones or tipping points that made the technolog...
Lead generation is one of the primary roles of your marketing organization and the greatest demand of your sales force. As markets become more globalized your marketing team needs to make greater use of the web in generating leads for your sales team to follow up on and close.
A recent post over at the Blog Traffic Exchange says "Why not!?". It's a great way to easily publish your thoughts for easy consumption by your target audience. It's also a great way for you to raise your profile and credibility within that audience. The latter being depending upon ...
There is no shortage of ways to get a contact at a prospective account. In the off-line world there are traditional and still powerful techniques such as partner or customer referrals and attendance at trade shows. On-line we can connect through LinkedIn or Facebook. We can perform ...
A traditional method of generating leads is to attend an industry focused trade show. This is extremely useful to not only generate leads, but also to qualify them. With a brief conversation a seasoned sales professional can quickly ascertain the prospects propensity to buy.
In the age of absolute awareness of your customer's actions (and reactions), your CRM should be able to take the mountains of relevant data generated, process it and then present to the customer service representative and the customer themselves the type of service they would expect fr...
We are very proud to announce that Duolog Technologies have now made available all of their products for hands-on evaluation on the Xuropa Demo Platform.
A step-by-step process for quickly engaging with the LinkedIn community and finding out what works and what doesn't for you and your business.