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At least in AEC, 2020 looks … OK

European companies report preliminary results for a financial year in February and then follow up with a final report at the end of March. Nemetschek and RIB Software reported on schedule (see the reports here and here, respectively) --and 2019 was a very, very good...

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How you can help: print PPEs with Carl Bass

I'll add this to the master list in a moment, but don't want this to get lost (and I haven't figured out how to make that post stay on top, and and and): Ray Kurland emailed me to say that Carl Bass (former CEO of Autodesk and maker extraordinaire) is printing...

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How your tech skills can help in the pandemic

The world may be a sucky place right now, but people are (mostly) awesome. Protocol just published a list of projects that can use your/my/everyone's tech wizardry. That inspired me to go through my inbox and pick out all of the other ones I've been emailed about so...

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AVEVA adds production accounting toolset

AVEVA just announced that it has acquired accounting software from MES Enter to, as the company puts it, "complete AVEVA’s value chain optimization solution". The new AVEVA Production Accounting (fka MES ENTER ErrorSolver) becomes part of AVEVA's Value Chain...

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Totally OT: Capybaras balance oranges

I could (and probably should) write something PLMish but let's save that for later. Instead, I'm going to share a moment of zen, courtesy of HIRO@sea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUqCWkPlLLc If you speak Japanese, you can understand the naturalist's explanations;...

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PLMish ideas on whiling away social isolation

Right up front: I'm not qualified to give medical advice so you won't see any of that here. Go to cdc.gov, who.int, or another reputable source for the protocols that will ensure your safety and that of elders and those with compromised immune systems. That said, why...

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Hexagon adds CAEfatigue to simulation portfolio

Coronavirus or not, business seems to crank along, even if at a slower level. Hexagon today announced that it is acquiring CAEfatigue Limited, a provider of fatigue simulation solutions. Hexagon's explanation of why fatigue matters is interesting: they use an...

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Ansys acquires Lumerical for photonics ICs

Ansys just announced that it will acquire Lumerical, maker of the DEVICE suite of component-level simulation products for modeling the optical, electrical and thermal effects in the performance of photonic integrated circuits. What's a photonic integrated circuit?...

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Super-quick, the VIX volatility index is … crazy

I wrote about Bentley's potential IPO a few weeks ago and mentioned that the company had, in its last possible IPO, told me that it looked at the VIX index to help determine the exact timing of a sale of its shares. Not going into that again, but this week's sell-off...

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Hexagon adds Romax for electric drivetrain MBSE

Hexagon just announced that it will acquire Romax Technology Limited, maker of the Romax Nexus suite of solutions for concept design, durability, NVH and other simulations for electromechanical drivetrain design and simulation. Nexus is a cloud-enabled model-based...

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Tech Soft 3D secures backing from Battery Ventures

Investor interest in out little PLMish world remains strong. Tech Soft 3D yesterday announced that it has closed a "significant" investment from Battery Ventures and that Battery General Partner Morad Elhafed and Vice President Satoshi Harris-Koizumi will join the...

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AVEVA says Q4 pipeline solid

AVEVA says Q4 pipeline "solid"Schneider Electric reported results today which mean that AVEVA also released a teeny earnings announcement. More on Schneider Electric later; AVEVA said it had seen revenue growth in the "high single-digits" on an organic, constant...

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Bentley maybe inching towards an IPO again?!

Bentley issued a terse press release yesterday, saying in its entirety EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – February 13, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on form S-1 with the Securities and...

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