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Best practices for EDA software migration enhance engineer productivity and performance

A well-structured EDA software migration should address all the major concerns of IC design and verification and CAD engineers. By adhering to best practices for software migration, EDA companies can enable IC design teams and CAD engineers to begin benefitting from new features and capabilities immediately, while continuing to evolve their workflows as their resources and job schedules allow. Implementing best practices for migration to the latest version of the Calibre Interactive tool ensures IC designers and CAD engineers can take full advantage of a wide variety of UI improvements and productivity enhancements through the use of helpful tools and migration features that simplify and speed up the process of moving legacy workflows to the new tool, enhancing both productivity and performance.

EDA companies who apply best practices to EDA software migrations help ensure an efficient, timely transition that creates minimal impact on existing IC design and verification workflows

IC designers and CAD engineers rely on a smooth and familiar workflow from their EDA software tools to achieve their IC design and schedule goals. Changes in file formats, job flows, scripting languages, etc. introduced during a software migration can negatively impact productivity. At the same time, EDA software migrations are necessary to support the constant changes in IC design and manufacturing technologies. To ease the transition, EDA companies can apply software migration best practices that enable IC designers and CAD engineers to continue their current projects without incurring major setbacks, while becoming familiar with and implementing the new version at a pace that works with their existing tapeout schedules.