How your tech skills can help in the pandemic

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...
Can the auto industry change to build-to-order?

Can the auto industry change to build-to-order?

Can the auto industry change to build-to-order? Happy New Year! I hope you were able to chill at least a little in that magic time between “got to get it all done”, “oops, too late” and “it’s a brand new year of...
May your 2022 …

May your 2022 …

… be filled with health, happiness, joy, and success. We’ll see you then! This lovely dawn was photographed by ErikTanghe. You can see more of their work here.
Quickie: Autodesk adds more estimating, Nemetschek adds digital sculpting

Quickie: Altair and Trimble acquire to expand their reaches

Quickie: Altair and Trimble acquire to expand their reaches Super quick, since it’s a busy day: Altair announced this morning that it has acquired World Programming, a company that makes data analytics software used in financial services and insurance. Altair...
Quickie: Autodesk adds more estimating, Nemetschek adds digital sculpting

Bentley adds geostatistics with AR2Tech acquisition

Bentley adds geostatistics with AR2Tech acquisition Bentley Systems last night announced that its Seequent business acquired Advanced Resources and Risk Technology (aka AR2Tech), makers of geostatistical software applications. Remember that Seequent makes 3D...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

We have so much to be thankful for. There are the usual food, friends, family, and shelter — never to be taken for granted. This year, we need to add the scientists, inventors, and manufacturers behind the COVID vaccines and treatments; the healthcare workers...
Quickie: Autodesk adds more estimating, Nemetschek adds digital sculpting

The last word? PTC+Rockwell=BFFs for … ever?

The last word? PTC+Rockwell=BFFs for … ever? After yesterday’s kerfuffle about an S-3 filing (where I interpreted intentions incorrectly here and tried to fix it all here), PTC and Rockwell came out with a statement that reads, in part … Rockwell has...
Catchup: PTC ends fiscal 2021 on a high note, invests in SaaS for the future

Rockwell is selling some? of its $1 billion stake in PTC

Rockwell is selling some? of its $1 billion stake in PTC UPDATE: I am told that the SEC filing is notifying of an intention to sell up to all of the shares Rockwell owns — it’s not notifying us of sold shares. Am trying to learn the nuances and will add...
Catchup: PTC ends fiscal 2021 on a high note, invests in SaaS for the future

AVEVA’s trading update says H1 revenue up 9% cc

AVEVA’s trading update says H1 revenue up 9% cc AVEVA just issued another one of its periodic, very brief business updates, saying that AVEVA’s revenue grew by approximately 9% in the first half of the financial year on a pro forma organic constant...
Catchup: PTC ends fiscal 2021 on a high note, invests in SaaS for the future

MuM says 2021 is pleasing so far, expects a strong Q4

MuM says 2021 is pleasing so far, expects a strong Q4 Autodesk reseller and software developer Mensch und Maschine Software (MUM) just reported results that basically shout, we’re back! Says the company’s press release, “Compared to the pre-crisis...