• Gary Smith EDA (GSEDA) is the leading provider of market intelligence and advisory services for the global Electronic Design Automation (EDA), Electronic System Level (ESL) design, and related technology markets. GSEDA supports executives at leading technology vendor and user companies, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and financial institutions by making available analysis and data that significantly enhance business decisions. Through market insights, technology trend forecasts and competitive intelligence, GSEDA provides clients with valuable tools for their strategic planning. In addition to market statistics, trend analyses and forecasts, GSEDA offers custom consulting on new market and product development, as well as merger and acquisition strategy.

    Electronic Design Strategy and Market Analysis

    Gary Smith EDA covers the most recent electronic design trends from two perspectives:

    Electronic design methodologies from the electronic designers’ perspective to enable designers to hold down their design costs by increasing their design productively.

    Trends in design flow and EDA tools that fill that flow from the EDA vendors’ perspective to facilitate vendors to continue to develop and market leading-edge tools necessary for today’s designs.

    Strategic Business Plan Development and Analysis

    Gary Smith EDA’s worldwide knowledge of EDA and semiconductor market competitors, challenges and opportunities are applied to assist clients in creating and evaluating advanced products and technology needed to enhance their business.

    Product Feature and Launch Review

    Gary Smith EDA assists clients with strategic product analysis and tactical objectives to introduce new technology, to gain market share, to grow sales and to target partnerships with the user market.

    Merger and Acquisition Planning

    Mergers, acquisitions, partnering and strategic alliances play a major role in the transfer of technology across companies, regions, and industries. Gary Smith EDA offers analysis of competitive positioning and IP strengths and weaknesses to help you to develop your Merger and Acquisition planning to further your company’s growth.

    Market Overview and Forecast

    Gary Smith EDA’s Market Share report will provide analysis on the overall market performance of EDA companies - highlighting changes in markets and regions.
    Gary Smith EDA provides worldwide revenue forecasts covering a five-year horizon for the major EDA applications to assist vendors in planning investment directions for research and development.

    TAM Analysis

    Gary Smith EDA evaluates the total available market for applications, sub-applications and, in many cases, sub-sub applications. This is done through interaction with designers and CAD teams and a thorough analysis of the worldwide engineering seat count. Our analysts are available to discuss market trends, assumptions and methodology to assist clients in their business decisions.

    Competitive Intelligence

    Gary Smith EDA explores the new technologies of the top EDA vendors and new competitors with profiles and SWOT analysis through vendor research projects, licensing arrangements, and regional activities. These services allow vendors to keep abreast of today’s market threats and developers to select vendors who are producing cutting-edge tools.

    End-user Studies

    Gary Smith EDA’s regional User Studies target the design engineer, presenting an up-to-date view of the design requirements for both the EDA user and the vendor communities. Developers can benchmark their position relative to competitors while vendors can see the trend in in-house tool development and the importance and satisfaction ratings of their tools.

    Electronic Design Methodologies

    An Electronic Design Methodology is the process of design, from the initial choice of design style (market dependent) to the optimum use of design resources, engineers and their design tools (product dependent). Gary Smith EDA provides assessments of clients' design flow and tools, and offers recommendations for the most cost effective methodology needed to fill that flow, thereby increasing companies’ competitive position in their particular markets.