Software Startups Should Focus on Customers Over Standards

"A panel of veteran design software entrepreneurs concluded Thursday (April 7) that while participation in the development of standards is a valuable activity for small companies, it is not nearly as important as providing technology that customers want.

Members of the panel, which took place Thursday (April 7) at the 15th Synopsys EDA Interoperability Developers' Forum in Santa Clara, Calif., recounted various experiences with standards development, but emphasized that standards development is not necessarily something that small companies have the luxury of focusing on - unless customers want them to. "

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