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PTC and Ansys DON’T preannounce

PTC and Ansys DON’T preannounce

What a strange time, when it's notable that companies just go ahead and schedule their earnings releases as per normal, like PTC did today (for April 29), or craft a special letter to investors that ends with the earnings date, as Ansys just did. PTC's news said...

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How you can help: support businesses that make PPEs

How you can help: support businesses that make PPEs

You don't come here for politics, so we'll leave all that aside, and point out that many businesses that are working to make personal protective equipment (PPEs), often without knowing if or how they'll be paid. I found this article in the Boston Globe, which...

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PTC and Ansys DON’T preannounce

DS announced Q1 will be 2.5-5% below guidance

And so it starts (continues, depending on your perspective); After the stock market in Paris closed, Dassault Systèmes announced that it expects Q1 revenue to be 2.5% to 5% below the low end of its previous guidance, which was for 20% revenue growth. Not all of that...

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PTC and Ansys DON’T preannounce

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

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

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 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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