Here are my thoughts on what were for me, the top three sessions at DVCon.
“Techononmics of Verification” by Aart de Geus.
If you have ever attended one of Aart’s talks, you already know he is a fanastic speaker. Through amusing graphics and wry humor he showed how global practices and financial instruments created a “vicious system” with way too much feedback. Now the output is headed for the negative rail and we are all looking at a “standard of living reset”. It all seems so clear in retrospect.
Then there was the panel session titled “EDA: Dead or Alive?” moderated by Peggy Aycinena. This was a panel of seven EDA CEOs and VPs. Peggy did a excellent job moderating the group and forcing upon them a level of discipline they should all take back to their offices. (more…)