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Posts tagged with 'Evaluation'

25 Jan, 2010

Colin Walls There are two aspects of any product that give me great pleasure: good design and quality of manufacture. This applies to just about anything: a pair of shoes, a car, a house , a piece of software … Assessing both these parameters can be hard. A pair of shoes must look good, be comfortable to wear and last well; this takes time to evaluate. A car needs to be enjoyable to ride in, drive well and offer … Read More

RTOS, Development Tools, Networking, Evaluation

4 Sep, 2009
Embedded Software

Seeing is believing

Posted by Colin Walls

Colin Walls I am a difficult customer. When I am buying something, I want see exactly what I am getting for my money. The words of the salesperson and the blurb on packages just does not convince me - I have been caught out too many times. Recently my daughter was after a charger for her iPod, as she was traveling without a computer and “needed” her iPod. What she wanted was a mains plug which has a USB socket … Read More

Shareware, Evaluation, Nucleus Kernel, Nucleus, RTOS, USB

22 Jun, 2009

Paul Johnston This is not controversial. But it is surprisingly often neglected, or lost sight of when organizations are considering refreshing their capabilities for systems interconnect tool integrations. The IT professionals involved in evaluating the vendor offerings know what they are looking for, the electrical engineers, the harness designers and wiring specialists have a well polished technical appreciation … Read More

ROI, RFI, CHS, RFQ, Evaluation

16 Jun, 2009

Paul Johnston The first principle I set out in the previous post which was essential for a good decision : “Adequate model of product and process.” “First”  meaning it was one of four that happened to come first. My conclusion was that all are essential and if you are compiling an RFQ and then thinking of running an evaluation project for a cabling and harness design system. You should place about equal importance … Read More

RFQ, Evaluation, CHS, Harness Modeling

15 Jun, 2009

Paul Johnston Requests for Quotation, Requests for Information come the way of the sales force in Mentor Graphics frequently. Prospective customers ask for testimonials, competence, references and proof of functionality. Following on from my last posting here is what I found.  My experience, my analysis of the data. These requirements in total over all documents I reviewed show a very even split.  Hundreds of individual … Read More

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