Autodesk subs – we hear you, but …

Autodesk subs – we hear you, but …

[This started out as a write-up of Autodesk’s latest earnings release but the preamble got so long that I think it needs to stand on its own. Earnings coming later this week. –Monica] Before we dive into Autodesk’s Q4 and fiscal 2017, let’s...

Autodesk sells Moldflow’s US lab to Beaumont

Unless you’re a plastics guy, you may not know this, but one of Moldflow’s key differentiators is its material testing laboratories. Plastics are tricky, with fibers and layers and temperatures and shrinkage rates … designing a mold that can fill and...
MuM sees subs growth resuming in H2 2017

MuM sees subs growth resuming in H2 2017

Earlier this week, Germany’s Mensch und Maschine Software announced preliminary results for 2016 — and they were solid, even with the perpetual to subscription transition it and its customers are working through. Total revenue in 2016 was €167 million, up...
Autodesk’s Carl Bass to step down as CEO

Autodesk’s Carl Bass to step down as CEO

Autodesk today announced that Carl Bass will step down as CEO effective February 8. The company also said that the board has started a CEO search and has “formed an Interim Office of the Chief Executive to oversee the company’s day-to-day...
Autodesk transfers utility-industry products to SBS

Autodesk transfers utility-industry products to SBS

Autodesk and Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announced yesterday that further development of Autodesk’s utility industry products is being moved to SBS. This news affects users of the Autodesk Substation Design for Inventor, Autodesk Substation Design for...