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PCB design best practices pillar 1: digitally integrated and optimized

As I outlined in my last blog, there are five pillars of PCB design best practices. The first one I…

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The core of PCB design: physical layout

Studies have shown that a majority of design time is spent on placement and routing. That said, over the past…

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The importance of collaboration and version management in PCB design

Companies that design electronic products often experience problems with team collaboration during the design process, making collaboration and version management…

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Introduction to the new PCB design best practices series

Are you a PCB designer, an electrical engineer, or someone else involved with printed circuit engineering looking to optimize the…

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Variant management in the PCB design process

It’s typical for today’s electronic products to have different producible versions or variants. This is because a product may need…

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Board verification using simulation

Lack of signal integrity (SI) validation is one of the key reasons board designs fail in the field. That’s why…

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Supply chain disruptions: be prepared with real-time, integrated supply chain intelligence solutions

This supply chain intelligence blog was written by Chad Jackson, Chief Analyst & CEO at Lifecycle Insights, and comments have…

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ISO 27001 and SOC 2 compliance: why should they matter to PCB designers?

How often do you think about cybersecurity when designing a printed circuit board? Probably not very often, but with security…

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How to leverage design tools with integrated, real-time supply chain intelligence 

This blog was written by Chad Jackson, Chief Analyst & CEO at Lifecycle Insights, and comments have been provided throughout…