Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: ESI’s Q3 goes to plan

Hot Topics ESI yesterday released Q3 results that show … no real change. The company’s reinvention continues. Revenue in Q3 was €28.6 million, up 2% as reported and down 1% in constant currencies (cc). Software license revenue was up 1% (but down 3% cc) to...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

CAE Goodness: Two acquisitions in one week. They have been busy! Siemens just announced that it will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., maker of the MultiMech suite of material analysis tools. MultiMech uses finite element methods to do microstructural analysis,...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: Siemens adds Atlas 3D to 3D printing bench

Blog Siemens announced yesterday that it will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc. before then end of November. Atlas 3D makes Sunata, software that helps designers optimize print orientation and support structures for direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers via sophisticated...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: ANSYS beats expectations in Q3

Hot Topics I’m battling the flu/plague/chest infection/dunno so this has to be written between sneezes and coughs. I’ll be more thorough after I’ve listened to the earnings call. ANSYS reported Q3 revenue and earnings ahead of their own forecasts,...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: Hexagon’s Q3 dragged down by electronics woes

Hexagon Hexagon just reported results for the third quarter — and they’re not awesome: Total revenue was up 1% as reported to €956 million but down 3% in constant currencies/on an organic basis (cco). That’s about 1% slower growth than expected,...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: ANSYS snaps up Dynardo for PIDO

Blog ANSYS just announced that it is will acquire long-time partner Dynardo, maker of optiSLang, a process integration and design optimization (PIDO) tool. I first became aware of Dynardo years ago, when it presented at a conference about the work it was doing in...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: AVEVA reports positive momentum in CQ3

AEC Schneider Electric reported Q3 results today, so AVEVA (partly owned by Schneider Electric) also issued a quick statement about its progress in the six months ended September 30. The company said that it “achieved low double-digit” (constant currency)...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: PTC’s Q4 revenue up 7%

Day: October 24, 2019 This is going to be very quick, because I haven’t had time to listen to the earnings call replay — but I can report that PTC saw total revenue up 7% (up 9% in constant currencies) in its fiscal Q4 to $335 million, beating Wall...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Quickie: PTC acquires Onshape

Day: October 23, 2019 PTC and Onshape just announced that they’re teaming up to, as Onshape founder Jon Hirschtick puts it “broaden the scope of what we deliver to [customers[, and broaden our reach in the market to bring Onshape to more users even...
Quickie: Autodesk’s decent FQ3 doesn’t help, investors unhappy with Q4 outlook

Quickie: MuM says Q3 revenue up 38%

Hot Topics Mensch and Machine Software just announced Q3 results that show revenue was up 38% on a combination of high organic growth boosted by “strong figures” from SOFiSTiK, in which MuM recently increased its stake. Why does this matter? MuM is...
Bentley adds traffic modeling to Digital Cities offering

Bentley adds traffic modeling to Digital Cities offering

Hot Topics Bentley Systems today announced two acquisitions that will extend its Digital Cities offering to traffic modeling, analytics and planning — what digital cities types call mobility. By adding Citilabs and Geospatial Technologies to the company’s...
Altair, more than the sum of its parts

Altair, more than the sum of its parts

Hot Topics Quick: What do you think of when I say Altair? HyperMesh? OptiStruct? SolidThinking? Datawatch? Tokens/subscriptions/Units? Yeah – me, too. But I learned at Altair’s global Technology Conference last week that it’s much, much more than that. Yes, the...
Quickie: Hexagon adds Volume Graphics to inspection software offering

Altair gets further into EDA, acquiring Polliwog

It’s early early in Detroit (the sun’s not even glimmer on the horizon) and we’re already seeing news come out of Altair’s Technology Conference –its annual user event– that, I’m sure we’ll learn a lot more about as the...