Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, October 15,2020

Feature of the Week

The era of 5G is entailing a shift from FPGAs to customized ASICs owing to factors like costs and power consumption.  Read more
Sustainability is an essential aspect that can revitalize the economic aspects of the semiconductor sector while minimizing the environmental loss.  Read more
In semiconductors, smart manufacturing not only connects devices in the fab, it also improves the process from concept and design throughout manufacturing and service.  Read more


By Dr. Patrick Desbrow, Ed.D., CIO & VP-Engineering, CrownPeak  
A lot has been written about the differences between management and leadership. Less has been written about the path IT Managers must follow in order to become IT Leaders.  Read more
By Jeremy Campbell, CIO, Electric Power Research Inst  
Digitalization offers benefits to almost every area of business, and digital ideas come from all over.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Patrick Sullivan, CTO & Founder and David Kenyon, CEO & President,   
ElevATE is a leading supplier of innovative, low power, high density components for the design of next generation Automated Test Equipment (ATE). With a proven track record of consistently delivering the highest density, lowest power solutions...  Read more
By Andre’ DiMino, CEO,   
Undertakes medical device projects in an end-to-end manner to create both proprietary healthcare technologies, as well as products to solve customer needs  Read more
By Ashraf Takla, President and CEO,   
A leading provider of mixed-signal IP cores with a particular focus on high-speed, low-power mobile applications  Read more

CXO Insights

By Carmine Renzulli, former EVP & CHRO, Cypress Semiconductor Corp.  
While analysts and investors worry most about how the public views finances and product portfolio compatibility, human resources is the organizational department that is most affected internally.  Read more
By Steven P. Nelson, Executive Director, IOT Freescale Semiconductor  
In the rush to connect all kinds of devices, we run the real risk of compromising on security and privacy that can slow the growth of truly valuable products and services.  Read more