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DS’ 2018 sets the stage for expansion in 2019

DS’ 2018 sets the stage for expansion in 2019

Dassault Systèmes announced results for Q4 and fiscal 2018 just as I was boarding a plane earlier this month, and I only had time to post a very quick recap of the highlights as I saw them then. This week brings us earnings from ANSYS (tonight/tomorrow morning), as...

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Career management for CAD types

Career management for CAD types

I absolutely love what Matt Lombard just wrote in his latest blog, https://dezignstuff.com/its-better-to-have-multiple-tools-available/. His main thesis is this: ... [T]here also comes a point where you need to diversify a little. That point has to come before you...

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Bentley invests in digital twins for water infrastructure

Hexagon adds Thermopylae to its geospatial biz

Another week, another acquisition: Hexagon says it will buy Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, a software provider of geospatial applications, mobile frameworks and cloud computing for enhanced location intelligence, primarily to the US government and other defense...

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Webinars 2.0 – we’re not there yet

Webinars 2.0 – we’re not there yet

I tune into a lot of webinars, whether product announcements, investor updates or the occasional training session and, while things are much better since I first mused on the state of the art in 2008 and 2010 (here and here), it's time for a refresher on how to get...

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Quickie: Schnitger Corp website changes

Quickie: Schnitger Corp website changes

Always trying to make things better ... A while ago, web browsers started identifying unsafe websites, and put www.schnitgercorp.com in that category because we didn't have a valid SSL certificate. We got that sorted but the site was still deemed unsafe. Turns out the...

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DS’ 2018 sets the stage for expansion in 2019

MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

We are nearing the end of earnings season, but still have a few biggies to go. One of those is Autodesk, and we use its largest European reseller, Mensch und Maschine (MuM) as a preview since MuM reports preliminary results a couple of weeks before Autodesk. Like...

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DS’ 2018 sets the stage for expansion in 2019

AVEVA cruises along, positive about FY2019

Schneider Electric announced results today, which means that we have a hint about how things are going at AVEVA. AVEVA says that it "delivered low double-digit revenue growth in the first nine months of the financial year", meaning the period ended December 31, 2018....

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#SWW19 takeaways from afar

#SWW19 takeaways from afar

For the first time in years I'm not at SolidWorks World, happening right now in Dallas, TX. Too much travel, too many time zones -- it just didn't fit. So I've been following from afar, on Dassault Systèmes' live broadcasts here. (I'm having trouble with the recorded...

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