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Bentley gets into street signs

Bentley gets into street signs

I live on a street with the popular girl's name, Kathleen. Every so often a boy, hoping to impress a girl (likely named Kathleen), steals our street sign. I've often wondered how someone monitors those thefts and then causes replacements to be made -- and today, I...

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Quickie: DS acquires elecworks

Quickie: DS acquires elecworks

Dassault Systèmes said today that it will acquire Trace Software’s elecworks electrical and automation design software product line in an asset transfer. Trace has been a SolidWorks applications partner since 1997; in 2012, Trace became a strategic partner so that the...

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Quickie: Lots of good PLM earnings news

Quickie: Lots of good PLM earnings news

It's a big earnings day and I'm about to settle in for a long (wifi-free) flight, so a quick recap will have to hold us until I can dig into the earnings in more detail -- but it sure looks like the PLMish universe is doing very well, indeed. Dassault Systemes...

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Quickie: Lots of good PLM earnings news

PTC’s FQ1: a mixed bag with lots of Creo love

Investors were underwhelmed at PTC's fiscal first quarter 2019 earnings news, since the company said its bookings were at the lower end of its guidance, leading to weaker FQ2 revenue guidance. I'm a glass half-full type of person and prefer to look at the fact that...

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Quickie: DS acquires elecworks

ANSYS buys Granta for materials intel

You saw this one coming, right? Two in one week, though .... ANSYS announced last night that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Granta Design, maker of materials intelligence solutions, critical for accurate simulations of material and device...

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Quickie: DS acquires elecworks

ANSYS grows EMAG offering, acquires Helic

ANSYS just fired the next shot in the battle to control the electromagnetic (EMAG) simulation landscape, announcing that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Helic, which makes electromagnetic crosstalk solutions for systems on chips (SoCs). ANSYS says that...

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Quickie: DS acquires elecworks

Hexagon adds j5 to factory operations offering

Hexagon today announced that it has added j5 International to its PPM division. j5 makes data collection solutions that replace papers, clipboards, spreadsheets and many of the (old school) processes used to gather operating data with a structured, configurable and...

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Simcenter Prague: towards digital twin maturity

Simcenter Prague: towards digital twin maturity

Last month I spent time with the Siemens Simcenter team and a couple hundred of their top customers, talking all things CAE. We covered CFD, how AR/VR fits into simulation workflows, where optimization can and should be applied, how to leverage the intersection of...

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Quickie: DS acquires elecworks

Nemetschek acquires to boost building ops portfolio

Nemetschek just announced that its MCS Solutions business will acquire Axxerion, developer of facility and property management software, for €75 million. This adds to Nemetschek's existing "Manage" offerings to address what the company sees as a potentially €20...

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