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Engagement Process

  • Initial meeting
  • Presentation of TCX  capabilities
    • Understanding of customer need
    • Discussion of possible TCX  services
  • Preliminary proposal creation
    • Based on one or more engagement scenarios
    • Refinement based on customer feedback
    • Agreement of scope and business terms
  • Proposal and “SoW” (statement of work) creation
  • Project start


Business Models

  • Consulting services are usually based on a fixed-price arrangement or on a fee-for-service business model.  Another successful model is a fixed price model based on a defined and expected effort level.  The rates are usually adjusted based on factors such as the level of resources involved and the length of the engagemen
  • Connexions services are usually based on a retainer and/or commission basis
  • Equity and royalty type arrangements are possible in either case



Fabless Book

“Fabless Semiconductor Implementation”, authored by Dr. Rakesh Kumar was published in March 2008 by McGraw Hill Publications.

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