Tag Archives: Dassault Systèmes

DS’s Q4 results show that diversification works — no surprise!

Dassault Systèmes recently announced results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 (summarized here) that show how well the company’s diversification strategy is working. Start with a growing cushion of repeatable revenue from core products and industries, add acquisitions that branch … Continue reading


DS reports Q4 revenue up 19%, software up 16%

Dassault Systèmes just reported a Q4 that should make investors quite happy. In Paris, the share price is up around 5% at mid-day local time. Total IFRS revenue was €673 million, up 19% as reported and up 16% in constant currency (cc), right … Continue reading


Shakeup at SolidWorks: Sicot out, Bassi in

Well, this is big (and surprising): Dassault Systèmes just announced that Gian Paolo Bassi has been appointed CEO of SOLIDWORKS, replacing Bertrand Sicot. M. Sicot moves on to become DS’ VP Sales of the Value Solutions sales channel, the indirect sales network serving DS customers outside of the SolidWorks … Continue reading


3DEXPERIENCE: Think differently to innovate more effectively

Why do you do what you do? What’s your end goal? Only when you’ve answered those questions, think about how —which tools and techniques, how you’ll approach the task, whether and how you’ll simulate and collaborate … That’s the nexus … Continue reading


DS reports solid Q3, led by direct channel & big accounts

Dassault Systèmes today reported results for Q3 that show its direct sales channel continues to perform well, growing the company’s presence within its largest customers. More analysis to come, but the highlights of the earnings release are: Total revenue in … Continue reading


Trimble consolidating AEC at DS’ expense

Trimble Navigation today announced that it has acquired Gehry Technologies (GT), a venture created by architect Frank Gehry a decade ago to build design and project collaboration technology to help bring his big, complicated, signature building projects to completion. You may recall that … Continue reading


DS Q2 all about CATIA! oh, and acquisitions

The good news continues to roll in the PLM universe. Dassault Systèmes (DS) reported Q2 results that weren’t great but that also weren’t all due to acquired revenue. To be sure, quite a bit was, but CATIA featured prominently in the … Continue reading


DS adds SIMPACK’s multi-body sim to its offering

Dassault Systèmes today announced that it has acquired SIMPACK (formerly INTEC), developer of the SIMPACK general purpose multi-body simulation software that’s been used for decades to analyze the motion, coupling forces and stresses on mechanical and mechatronic systems. SIMPACK AG is a cool … Continue reading


Get ready! Earnings are starting …

No, we’re not changing our focus to industrials! Yesterday did, however, mark the start of earnings season with Alcoa  announcing that Q2 was far better than expected, which raises the bar for all other earnings releases to come. Alcoa said that … Continue reading


SIMULIA SCC highlights simulation in an enterprise context

It took an entire day, but Dassault Systèmes (DS) finally got its point across during the last session of day one at the SIMULIA Customer Conference 2014: the 3DExperience platform may be new, but is comprised of the same Abaqus CAE, iSIGHT, … Continue reading