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Missler becomes TOPSOLID, with new owners

Missler becomes TOPSOLID, with new owners

Missler Software announced in April (yes, I know it's old news, but it is important news, nonetheless) that it will now be known as TOPSOLID. It's not as random as it sounds: the Topsolid CAM product has a great (if expensive) reputation and few knew that it was made...

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Missler becomes TOPSOLID, with new owners

Wipro snaps up ITI

This is a really big deal: Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (probably better known as ITI), maker of the interoperability solutions that make the PLMish world possible. I saw the news from the Economic Times of...

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Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

Autodesk’s FQ1 was led by AEC, up 37%

Autodesk last Thursday announced results for its fiscal first quarter. Were they trying to go under the news radar just before the Memorial Day holiday? (Am I really that cynical?) I dunno but the share price fell 9% at one point, and was down 5% before the stock...

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Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

ESI: SaaS before that was even a thing

ESI just announced results for the first three months of its 2019 financial year and they were, aside from Services, pretty good. Remember that Q1 is usually ESI's weakest quarter, it's hard to grow a subscription business, and that the company is transforming itself...

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Totally OT: Walking and the week ahead

Totally OT: Walking and the week ahead

Welcome back -- to me, at least, if you've been hard at work the last couple of weeks. I've been wandering in England, through old villages, new towns, Garden Cities, woods and fields. I've talked to lots of people about all sorts of things, none of it deep or...

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Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

ESI’s 2019 is focused on amplifying what works

You might remember that ESI has a new CEO, Cristel de Rouvray. Since February, Ms. de Rouvray and CFO Olfa Zorgati have been on a listening tour, talking to investors, customers and employees to learn what they think will help drive ESI to new levels of revenue,...

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Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

Bentley surpasses $700 million

[Note: I'm traveling and so wrote this based on advance materials provided by Bentley. They are hosting a conference call today and I'll update, if warranted, when I can listen to the replay. The report I reference is now available for you to download. Go to Bentley's...

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