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The intense competition to deliver new products at a lower cost ahead of competitors is forcing system manufacturers to improve the speed of innovation. Complex system-on-chip (SoC) designs are fast becoming commonplace in today's applications. Collaborating and handing off the data across global teams is a big challenge.
One of the critical enablers in reducing time to market is to ensure the requirements are traceable and synchronized. A robust, scalable, and automated verification planning and management solution supporting multi-user, multi-engine, multi-projects, and multi-sites simultaneously are needed to mitigate such challenges.
The Cadence vManager is a scalable, reliable, and feature-rich verification planning and management solution for pre- and post-silicon functional verification. With the vManager platform, users can increase productivity, predictability, and quality (PPQ) through improved automation, visibility, and traceability
Read how vManager and OpsHub integration leverages traceability and collaboration to overcome such issues.
Cadence and OpsHub integration enable verification engineers to have complete and most recent updated information about the requirements. Also, it helps system architects and product owners/managers to have real-time visibility into the verification status in their tool of choice.
To mitigate these barriers, traceability and collaboration across teams are needed to quickly validate any change in the requirements, which are critical success factors for semiconductor innovation teams.
It is always desirable to have actionable insights (proper priority of the requirements and the dependency between them) to take action to ensure that all requirements are fully covered and reflected by the verification.
vManager helps to automate the end-to-end management of complex verification projects—from goal setting to closure. The vManager Verification Management propels verification from a simulation-centric individual tool activity to team-based verification productivity, spans multiple disciplines and geographies, and is architected for expansion into the cloud.
vManager with vPlan connects all verification artifacts in one spot.
Seamless integration with the requirement management tools is very critical. We need a robust integration ecosystem that can provide accurate and correct data anytime. Accuracy, quality, and velocity are the requirements that are fulfilled by such an ecosystem.
Cadence vManager integration with OpsHub helps to accommodate all these requirements. To sustain in such intense competition, speed, quality, and innovation are the mantra, and we need seamless integration between tools and teams to achieve this. The solution that helps teams collaborate via integration should be reliable, scalable, and have rich functionality.
OpsHub enables seamless integration, and we can integrate vManager with 50+ tools.
This use case shows the collaboration between a requirement management tool IBM Rational Rose and the verification tool vManager while preserving traceability. In this scenario, product managers work on Rational DOORS NG, and the verification team works on the vManager. The typical flow, along with the requirement elaboration and execution with full traceability, is as shown below:
Cadence vManager is a robust verification and management solution that optimizes verification and improves productivity for organizations eliminating time-consuming data organization tasks. OpsHub Integration Manager (OIM) enables the synchronization of Cadence vManager with requirements, quality assurance, and other cross-functional tools. Their integration enhances transparency, collaboration, and traceability, improving compliance, productivity, and accelerated innovation. It helps to make early availability of a product in the market, leading to winning over the competition with the right quality first in the market on time.