license management

December 1, 2008

License to profit

Guy Haas Managing EDA software involves more than monitoring and studying usage across various tools and features. An effective approach will help the enterprise reduce engineering software costs, reach better and more informed business decisions, become more responsive and ensure compliance with software licenses. To understand how to develop such strategies, we need to look […]

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September 1, 2007

The hidden cost of EDA

There must be a better way to keep track of electronic engineering software licenses. EDA tools are very expensive, essential to R&D work, and must be properly maintained to ensure that commercial designs are completed on-schedule. Nevertheless, companies traditionally set aside little management time to put formal control systems in place for these assets. Consider […]

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