PTC’s FQ1 shows strength across the board

PTC’s FQ1 shows strength across the board

PTC last night gave us our first glimpse into how 2016 ended for PLMish companies — and the news was solid. Demand for PTC’s CAD products was up and the company’s “land and expand” strategy in IoT seems to be working. Not so awesome: the...
Sallinger of PPM, another long-time PLMish CEO, steps aside

Sallinger of PPM, another long-time PLMish CEO, steps aside

Hexagon today announced that Mattias Stenberg has taken over as President of the Process, Power & Marine (PPM) business, succeeding Gerhard Sallinger, who has been appointed Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances for Hexagon. Mr. Sallinger, who has been with...
ESI’s Q3 shows continued momentum

ESI’s Q3 shows continued momentum

It looks like things may finally be coming together for ESI. Q3 results, released a few weeks ago, show that the company is reaching new customers, deepening relationships with longtime customers — and partnering with a leading research institute to...
Quickie: ANSYS Q3 a bit light, sees modest growth in 2017

Quickie: ANSYS Q3 a bit light, sees modest growth in 2017

ANSYS just reported results for Q3 that were a wee bit light on revenue and a bit tentative on 2017 — but, overall, not bad. And there’s an acquisition, too. First, the details: Total revenue was $246 million, up 3% as reported and up 2% in constant...
Nemetschek’s Q3 results reinforce topline growth ambitions

Nemetschek’s Q3 results reinforce topline growth ambitions

A couple of weeks ago, Nemetschek teased that its 2016 results would be better than expected and, on Friday, showed us why. First, the details: Total revenue in Q4 was €84 million, up 19% as reported. Organic revenue was up 15%. License revenue was €43 million, up 19%...
Quickie: PTC’s FQ4 as expected — and a huge SLM deal

Quickie: PTC’s FQ4 as expected — and a huge SLM deal

You might recall that PTC pre-announced its fourth fiscal quarter earlier this month that set expectations for Q4 revenue rather low but raised the bar on future results. Today, the company filled in the details: Total revenue in FQ4 was down 8% from a year ago to...
Quickie: DS Q3 beat expectations on EXPERIENCE momentum

Quickie: DS Q3 beat expectations on EXPERIENCE momentum

I’m on my way to the airport (Solid Edge University in Indianapolis, anyone?) but just saw this come into the inbox: Dassault Systèmes beat its own revenue guidance and analyst consensus in Q3, reported IFRS revenue of €735 million (up 9% as reported and up 9%...
ESI blows past forecasts in H1 2016

ESI blows past forecasts in H1 2016

ESI reported Q2 results last month (apologies for the delay in getting to this) that show that its vision for virtual prototyping may be starting to take hold. The company reported that H1 revenue was up 16% as reported, led by license growth. Acquisitions, namely...