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TechValidate Research on Mentor Xpedition

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664 Customers Surveyed

3,866 Data Points Collected

115 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

36 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Mentor Xpedition Customer Satisfaction Rating

A PCB Designer at a medium enterprise aerospace & defense company would be very likely to recommend Mentor Xpedition for this reason:

Xpedition is easy-to-use and intuitive.

Mentor Xpedition Customer Research

Xpedition helps me function productively across large and/or geographically segregated teams by:

Leveraging common library and design data
56%
Supporting concurrent design throughout the design process
44%
Enabling collaboration with other disciplines/teams
34%
Enabling intuitive and efficient ECAD-MCAD collaboration
29%

Mentor Xpedition Case Study

Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a January 2019 survey of Mentor Xpedition customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Xpedition helps me design differentiated products that are more reliable and have higher quality than other products in the market.”

“With Xpedition, our design team can better cope with increasing design complexity without reduced productivity.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Mentor Xpedition:

  • Xpedition helps with functioning productively across large and/or geographically segregated teams by:
    • Leveraging common library and design data
    • Enabling collaboration with other disciplines/teams

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Mentor Xpedition that the surveyed company uses:

  • Would agree that with Xpedition, they are able to do the following:
    • Able to complete designs on time
    • Able to complete designs on budget
    • Able to reduce cost-per-design due to reduced cycle times
    • Able to increase product reliability using simulation and stay on budget

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mentor Xpedition:

  • Xpedition enables them to optimize their design process by:
    • Managing the increasing complexity of their products
    • Enabling collaboration across multiple teams and disciplines
    • Improving product quality during the design process through analysis/verification
    • Ensuring efficient management of library and design data across their team
  • With Xpedition, they are able to manage complicated aspects in their design 21-30% faster, and therefore reduce cycle time and get to market before their competition.
  • With Xpedition, they are able to complete their designs on time in 81-90% of their projects.
  • With Xpedition, they are able to complete 91-100% of their designs/projects within budget.
  • With Xpedition, they are able to reduce cost per design by 31-40% due to reduced cycle times.
  • With Xpedition, they are able to increase product yield by 21-30%.

Mentor Xpedition Customer Satisfaction Rating

A PCB Designer at a medium enterprise automotive & transport company recommends Mentor Xpedition and adds:

The interface in Xpedition is user friendly!

Mentor Xpedition Customer Research

Which of the following statements would you say apply to you?

With Xpedition, I am able to complete designs on time.
68%
With Xpedition, I am able to complete designs on time, using fewer team resources.
34%
With Xpedition, I am able to reduce cycle time by running analysis and verification during the design process.
31%
With Xpedition, I am able to complete designs on budget.
27%
With Xpedition, I am able to reduce cost-per-design due to reduced cycle times.
23%
With Xpedition, I am able to increase product yield.
22%
With Xpedition, I am able to increase product reliability using simulation and stay on budget.
17%

Mentor Xpedition Case Study

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Introduction

This case study of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is based on a January 2019 survey of Mentor Xpedition customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Xpedition helps me design differentiated products that are more reliable and have higher quality than other products in the market.”

“With Xpedition, our design team can better cope with increasing design complexity without reduced productivity.”

Challenges

According to the customer, Xpedition helps with functioning productively across large and/or geographically segregated teams by leveraging common library and design data.

Use Case

The customer would agree that with Xpedition, they are able to complete designs on time.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mentor Xpedition:

  • Xpedition enables them to optimize their design process by improving product quality through analysis/verification


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About Mentor Xpedition

Xpedition® Enterprise is the industry’s most innovative PCB design flow, providing integration from system design definition to manufacturing execution. Its unique, patented technologies can reduce design cycles by 50 percent or more while significantly improving overall quality and resource efficiency.

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