The bi-annual study of the trends in the hardware industry conducted by Wilson Research Group commissioned by Mentor Graphics always reveals some fascinating statistics.

In his blog, Harry Foster of Mentor Graphics discusses what the 2010 revealed about the Functional Verification trends. The study suggests that in 2010 over 56% of total time spent on projects was on verification. With reference to the number of engineers in the last 3-4 years, a 4% increase in design engineers has required an alarming 58% increase in verification engineers. This means that there are a lot of verification job positions open worldwide that are required to be filled.

Harry feels that there is a strong need to manage productivity to meet the challenging timelines.

TVS offers tools and resources the continuing to meet both the need for verification resources and productivity.

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