Simultaneously meeting customer project specifications while maximizing profitability is a complex task in modern semiconductor design organizations; an optimal set of design decisions must be chosen from an infinite set of possible alternatives. Parts proliferation must be contained, future customer needs anticipated and lead times compressed. Just consolidating all of the information into a digestible summary that can be analyzed is an overwhelming challenge. To overcome this, an integrated project and portfolio management solution that can automate the gathering and organization of your semiconductor design project data is required.
The Silicon Thinking Portfolio and Project Management solution provides advanced workflows and templates to automate resource-planning activities and institutionalize best practices for complex semiconductor development projects. Collaborative project management capabilities dramatically increase the productivity of globally distributed users. Projects and programs can be driven with real-time information that update automatically with direct links to tasks, documents, deliverables, and other data. These automatic updates enable project managers to focus on high value activities, instead of tracking down status. Assigning access to specific protected information is simplified, removing roadblocks to on-boarding development teams, which protecting company intellectual property.
Companies can provide global teams with accurate, real-time information to keep projects on track and respond to ever-shrinking product lifecycles. Project dashboards provide management with real-time visibility into overall schedule, phases, gates, resources, costs, and benefits. Better decisions are made when analyzing which projects offer the highest potential return on investment.