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Quickie: Altair closes FEKO acquisition

Altair said today that it finally closed the acquisition of EM Software & Systems (EMSS), first announced back in December 2013. I am trying to get details, but suspect roping in the South African company's distributor offices in the United States, Germany, and...

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PTC Live: CAD, PLM, Services, IoT – lots of IoT

PTC had a tough balancing act last week at its Live Global event: act like a CAD and PLM company for the majority of the attendees, help a smaller but vibrant community of manufacturers develop their services delivery capabilities while also pulling us towards the...

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How do you know when it’s time to update?

I'm at PTC Live Global in Boston right now and we've had no lack of news: PTC announced an acquisition (Atego, more soon), Creo 3.0 and Creo Elements/Direct 19.0, agreements and collaborations galore. In today's post over at the PTC Creo blog, I pick my favorites from...

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Morning coffee: patents, deals and Björk

Welcome to a shiny new week! I'll be at PTC Live Global, the first user conference that will feature PTC's combo of CAD + PLM + ALM + SLM+ IoT + well, whatever other initials come out of it. Last year, we all learned about "servitization", creating bundles that...

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