Gartner Research

User Survey Report: Electronic Design Automation, North America, 2005

Published: 21 April 2006

ID: G00139170

Analyst(s): Gary Smith, Daya Nadamuni


The electronic design automation industry seems to be caught unprepared as designers are being forced to develop more tools in-house. Application-specific integrated circuit, also known as ASIC, designers are expecting their gate count to explode with their next design.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Study Objectives
    • The Survey
    • Key Findings
    • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
    • Structure of the Report
  • The Design Environment
  • IC Design
  • ASIC Design
  • FPGA/CPLD Design
  • PCB Design
  • System Design
  • EDA Tools
  • Appendix A — Survey Methodology
    • Survey Methodology Overview
    • The Survey Sample
  • Appendix B — Glossary of Terms

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