Tag Archives: Bentley

Bentley Systems files preliminary paperwork for an IPO

Not to be all-Bentley-all-the-time, but … this is big news. This morning Bentley Systems announced that it’s filed preliminary documents with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO) of its class B shares. This … Continue reading

Bentley Systems at 30 — no slowing down

Who are these handsome young men and women? None other than the founders and first employees of Bentley Systems, the AECO company, taken in 1986 in front of what must have been a very sweet ride: Bentley Systems turned 30 … Continue reading

Bentley acquires maker of 123D Catch technology

The AEC acquisitions keep rolling — and, so far this year, show a fascinating extension into newer traditional realms. Bentley Systems just announced that it has acquired Acute3D, the French provider of Smart3DCapture software. Smart3DCapture turns photos into 3D models in applications such … Continue reading

Bentley adds C3global’s Amulet for IoT asset management

Bentley Systems just announced that it has acquired C3global, maker of the web-based Amulet suite software for operational analytics. Amulet will be added to Bentley’s AssetWise offering, expanding on the Ivara acquisition by adding configurable predictive and prescriptive analytics for just-in-time maintenance and operating adjustments. This … Continue reading

Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure: connections, options & tech

Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure (YII) Conference is a 4-day extravaganza of AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction), civil engineering, plant design, offshore structures — literally the stuff that makes our world. Some of the best projects in infrastructure were highlighted in … Continue reading

Quickie: London, bristling with infrastructure projects

Yesterday marked the start of the 2014 edition of Bentley’s Year In Infrastructure conference. COO Malcolm Walter told us that he counted over 100 cranes while looking out the window at Bentley’s London offices –and I can see something like … Continue reading

Bentley acquires SITEOPS civil / site design

Need to plan a new housing development or retail site? Bentley Systems last week said that it has acquired BLUERIDGE Analytics for its SITEOPS, a site engineering product that allows civil engineers and site planners to look at a piece of … Continue reading

Morning coffee: SofTech partners, Bentley sells, World Cup & more

I still need to bring you up to speed on what I learned at HxGN Live, Hexagon’s user conference; at a session on hand-held laser scanners hosted by DotProduct and in the briefings squeezed into rare days in the office between … Continue reading

Morning coffee: deals, cars and snowmelt. Yup.

So here we are, just a few days from June. Where does the time go? It’s full-on user conference season so there’s more to cover than ever — let’s get right to it. It’s the Economy … … And it … Continue reading

Bentley just shy of $600m in 2013, fastest growth in prof services

Bentley Systems just shared a bit of what it is seeing in the world — unusual because it’s a privately held company and important because it is by far the largest software vendor focused only on AEC. Bentley has published … Continue reading