Posts Tagged ‘Software Issues’

Prepare for the Worst – or it will catch you Unprepared!

The Restructuring of America’s Aerospace and Defense Industry and how the ripple down consequences will impact the Embedded Industry

The Aerospace and Defense Industries of the United States are poised to undergo one of the most significant changes since the end of the Cold War; perhaps the most significant since World War II. We believe that observers (embedded vendors included) who expect small changes are mistaken, thereby fostering a false and dangerous sense of security across much of the industry and government.

The impact to our economy goes far beyond our current financial problems and involves fundamental structural changes taking place in the industry and in the market. As in prior shifts of this nature, there will be winners and losers – however these shifts may be profound, creating more dramatic winners and losers than in the last cycle.

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What is Market Intelligence?

Market Intelligence MazeEmbedded Market Forecasters conducts syndicated research that provides a view of the “forest” of the embedded world. The real question is what do you do with the information at hand? Along with the data, EMF provides the tools and expert analysis to turn the data into market intelligence. You can look at the results and draw correlations and conclusions. You can see the forest – but with the latest research dashboard tools, you can also see the trees.

Moreover, you can see relationships between the trees. For example, one can not only see what target OSes are developers are using, but one can also look simultaneously at many OSes to determine how many developers are on a project (and what types of developers), how many months it take from design start to shipment, what percentage is canceled and how many months the project runs before cancellation (same for designs completed behind or ahead of schedule). This is what Market Intelligence provides that Market Research does not.

What is Market Intelligence??

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