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Sean Murphy posted a blog post
Jun 21, 2010
Sean Murphy posted a blog post

The Pipers Mark the End of DAC09

Paul Lindemann posted a video of the Forte bagpipers closing #46DAC with "Amazing Grace" See "Closing of the 46th DAC Exhibits"
Jul 31, 2009
Sean Murphy commented on Mike Gianfagna's blog post Why am I here?
"What was the first DAC with vendors? What was the first DAC with a formal exhibit hall?"
Jul 22, 2009
Sean Murphy updated their profile
Jul 21, 2009
Sean Murphy commented on Randy Smith's blog post Rain in Albuquerque?
"I thought Las Vegas in 1982 was the first one with exhibits. I do remember the rainstorm in Albuquerque, it was quite a surprise to go from bright sun to thunderstorm in about an hour."
Jul 21, 2009
Ron Craig commented on Sean Murphy's blog post 5 Common Mistakes Startups Make in a Demo
"For me it has often boiled down to the 'So what?' test. If a slide doesn't pass the test it should be yanked out of the presentation."
Jul 17, 2009
Sean Murphy commented on Sean Murphy's blog post 5 Common Mistakes Startups Make in a Demo
"For some good and bad examples from last year's DAC of EDA firms trying to get their point across in about two minutes take a look at EDA Cafe DAC 2008 interview videos"
Jul 16, 2009
Sean Murphy commented on Graham Bell's blog post DAC is Like the Tour De France Cycling Race
"I think a trade show is more like a stage hunt. It's a an effort by a collection of firms to create a larger shared opportunity that even when divided yields each of them a larger benefit than if they prospected separately. Any one hunter or…"
Jul 16, 2009
Sean Murphy posted a blog post

5 Common Mistakes Startups Make in a Demo

Starting the demo with your company history … who cares?Too many bullets on one slide. See Guy Kawasaki’s "10/20/30 Rule of Powerpoint."“Why I should care about your product” is left to the end of the presentation (long after the high level execs have left the room).Live demo that does not work. Have a slide deck that covers your most compelling features or benefits. If that triggers a more detailed…See More
Jul 16, 2009
Sean Murphy added a discussion to the group Future of DAC
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DAC started out as a community of practice

I think more options need to be developed for actual tool users and tool integrators inside of customer firms to present and interact. DAC has a position relative tovendor user groups, (e.g. SNUG, MUSIC, CDN Live)purely technical conferences,other trade shows, (e.g. DATE)other workshops (like the Electronic Design Process Workshop in Monterey),trade shows for adjacent areas (Embedded Systems Conference, FPGA Summit)It has historically been focused on multi-vendor (including in-house tools)…See More
Jul 15, 2009
Sean Murphy joined Denali Software, Inc.'s group
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Future of DAC

How do you see DAC evolve in future years?
Jul 15, 2009
Sean Murphy updated their profile photo
Jul 14, 2009
Sean Murphy posted a blog post

My One Sentence Summary of DAC

The emotional ambience at DAC is what you get when you pour the excitement of a high school science fair, the sense of the recurring wheel of life from the movie Groundhog Day, and the auld lang syne of a high school re-union, and hit frappe.Some related quotes–at least I believe them to be:"A glimpse…See More
Jul 14, 2009
Sean Murphy is now a member of The DAC Fan Club
Jul 14, 2009

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Pipers Mark the End of DAC 47

Paul Lindemann posted the video at "47th DAC Closing -
Bagpipes Play Amazing Grace
"

Posted on June 17, 2010 at 4:00pm

The Pipers Mark the End of DAC09

Paul Lindemann posted a video of the Forte bagpipers closing #46DAC with "Amazing Grace" See "Closing of the 46th DAC Exhibits"

Posted on July 31, 2009 at 7:12pm

5 Common Mistakes Startups Make in a Demo

  1. Starting the demo with your company history … who cares?
  2. Too many bullets on one slide. See Guy Kawasaki’s "10/20/30 Rule of Powerpoint."
  3. “Why I should care about your product” is left to the end of the presentation (long after the high level execs have left the room).
  4. Live demo that does not work. Have a slide deck that covers your most compelling features or benefits. If…
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Posted on July 16, 2009 at 12:14am — 3 Comments

My One Sentence Summary of DAC

The emotional ambience at DAC is what you get when you pour the excitement of a high school science fair, the sense of the recurring wheel of life from the movie Groundhog Day, and the auld lang syne of a high school re-union, and hit frappe.



Some related quotes–at least I believe… Continue

Posted on July 14, 2009 at 1:09pm

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