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64 The PCB Design Magazine • February 2017 1 Help Wanted! Our 2017 Industry Hiring Survey This month we conducted an industry survey on plans for hiring during the year. In- cluded here is a summary of the results. We started by simply asking, "Do you plan to hire additional peo- ple this year?" More than half of the respondents answered yes while about a third said no—which we take as an optimistic sign that our industry plans to expand in 2017. 2 Mentor Graphics CEO Walden C. Rhines Named IEEE Fellow Mentor Graphics Chairman and CEO Dr. Walden C. Rhines has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Rhines is being recognized for leadership and technology innovation in integrated circuit design and automation. 3 True DFM: Taking Control of Your EDA Tool We PCB designers are doing some truly great things with our layout tools. But we must remember that these tools are so powerful that they will sometimes allow us to design things that can't be manufac- tured! We must collaborate with our fabricator and assem- bly brethren and embrace the best DFM practices, or face the consequences downstream. 4 Ucamco Releases Integr8tor v2016.12 Ucamco has launched the v2016.12 main- tenance release of Integr8tor. This re- lease features impor- tant extensions and enhancements to existing functionality and ad- dresses a number of software inconsistencies that were reported by our Integr8tor user base. TOP TEN Recent Highlights from PCBDesign007

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