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Koch Equity buys rest of Infor

Koch Equity buys rest of Infor

It's not as though this is a slow news week ... here's one more, super quick: Infor, the ERP vendor, is being acquired by Koch Equity Development LLC, the investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, the huge conglomerate founded by Charles and David Koch. Koch...

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Dassault Systèmes pivots further to life sciences but industrial still dominates revenue

Nemetschek reports revenue up 21% in 2019

It's a big day for PLMish earnings, with Siemens, Hexagon and Nemetschek all announcing results for the year ending quarter, so let's get right to it. Nemetschek issued preliminary results which include only big-picture numbers -- and they're pretty amazing: Total...

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Koch Equity buys rest of Infor

Hexagon adds to its GIS CaaS offering

You could be forgiven for not realizing that Hexagon, besides offering lots of design, engineering and manufacturing technology, also sells data. In fact, that was a major feature of Hexagon's Capital Markets Day back in 2014 or 2015, right after it acquired North...

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Dassault Systèmes pivots further to life sciences but industrial still dominates revenue

A bit more on the ANSYS / Aras OEM deal

I had a number of questions about the new / upgraded relationship between ANSYS and Aras that was announced last week and reached out to both companies for more details. ANSYS VP Strategy and Partnerships Sin Min Yap told me the following; his comments are preceded by...

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PLM goes green?

PLM goes green?

I believe in science. In the null hypothesis. In finding the root cause. And science says we are not doing nearly enough to reverse the damage already done to our planet by our homes, factories, cars, ships and planes, and to prevent further climate change. So when I...

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Aras & ANSYS team up but no acquisition

Aras & ANSYS team up but no acquisition

This just came into the inbox: Aras Licenses Platform to ANSYS in Strategic OEM Deal Partnership will enable better processes and data management of simulations for digital thread traceability across the lifecycle You know Aras, the open source PLM platform, and you...

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At AU 2019, AEC continued to rule

At AU 2019, AEC continued to rule

Did I go to AU in 2019? Why, yes, I did. But I had the flu so only participated in a fraction of what was going on and only now have the time to share what I learned. 13,000 people, 13,000 stories and I only got a tiny bit, sigh. Since I had to narrow down, I focused...

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