Tag Archives: CAE

Simulation: you got this!

It’s a story ripped out of the headlines: Your product is out in the marketplace but it’s failing. Warranty claims are escalating and you’re scrambling to figure out what’s wrong and keep it from ever happening again. Simulation can “test” … Continue reading


Morning coffee: recalls and virtual reality

Good morning! Hope you had an awesome weekend. Let’s get this week off to a good start by recapping what happened last week. It’s the Economy … Economic news continues to be mixed. Depending on where you are in the … Continue reading


ESI ends 2013 on an up, with revenue +7% in Q4

ESI Group yesterday announced results for the quarter and year ended January 31, 2014. Total revenue for the quarter was €45.5 million, up 7% as reported and up 13% in constant currencies (cc). For the year, total revenue was €109 million, flat … Continue reading


Rethinking simulation — should you?

Not long ago, I was at a user conference and started chatting with the person sitting next to me. Interesting guy, works for a company that makes plastic doohickeys. We’re talking about his design challenges, and how he wants to … Continue reading


ANSYS hits Q4 targets, but plans to do better

ANSYS keeps rolling along, relying on a mix of products and end-industries to insulate it somewhat from broader macroeconomic winds. The company reported Q4 revenue of $236 million, up 7% from a year ago, with software revenue up 4% to … Continue reading


Altair appifies CFD

We take a break from the streak of earnings and acquisitions to focus on CAE — specifically, CFD. Earlier this year, John Chawner of Pointwise highlighted a survey which found that “58% of engineers aren’t prepared for running CFD. Keeping in … Continue reading


Intergraph snaps up GT STRUDL for analysis, nuclear industry

Yesterday, Hexagon’s Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) group announced the acquisition of GT STRUDL and its 10-person development team from the Georgia Tech Research Corporation. If you do any sort of structural modeling in the AEC/process/plant world, odds are … Continue reading


Morning coffee: economy, earnings, deals & news

Welcome to a new week! Since we know you had an excellent weekend, overdosing on Olympic coverage, you forgot all that happened last week. Pour yourself a hot beverage and let’s do a quick recap. It’s the Economy … According … Continue reading


Quickies: CFD, chocolate, collaborating & manufacturing — oh my!

Some headlines to get your week going, if you had yesterday off for the MLK remembrance. Of course, if you’re somewhere else in the world, you’re already well into your week, but let’s get you caught up anyway: I’ve written … Continue reading


Quickies: new year’s news round-up

Happy New Year and welcome back! So much happened as we swapped 2013 calendars for 2014 (and dealt with blizzards, ships stuck in the ice and goodness-knows-what) that we all need a bit of a recap. In no particular order: … Continue reading