Data management was so much simpler during the days of Mylar and Bishop Graphics tape. Data was handwritten. All you had to do was keep track of your paperwork and you were golden. Now, you’re all much more productive, but you have data coming out of your ears; slowly but surely, incrementally, data has become much more complicated.
Manny Marcano of EMA explains how his company focuses on helping users manage schematic data, libraries, 3D models, simulation models, netlists, Gerbers, and component data.
Mark Gallant of DownStream Technologies discusses how his company focuses primarily on making sense of designers’ least favorite step in the design process: post-processing.