ANSYS Q2 shows big deals CAN be closed during a pandemic

ANSYS Q2 shows big deals CAN be closed during a pandemic

ANSYS Q2 shows big deals CAN be closed during a pandemic Large deals made ANSYS’ Q2 look unusually strong, in what otherwise has been a relatively weak reporting season in our PLMish world. ANSYS CEO Ajay Gopal said the company closed the largest deal in its...
Autodesk responds to Revit users; I give it a C+

Autodesk responds to Revit users; I give it a C+

Autodesk responds to Revit users; I give it a C+ You may recall that last week a group of Revit users issued a public letter to Autodesk, in which they laid out their frustrations regarding a perceived lack of investment in Revit — all while prices rose. It was...
Super-Quick: Update on Siemens + SAP Teamcenter

Super-Quick: Update on Siemens + SAP Teamcenter

Super-Quick: Update on Siemens + SAP Teamcenter We’re starting to get answers to some of the open questions about the partnership SAP and Siemens announced earlier this month, regarding the integration of Siemens’ Teamcenter and SAP’s S4/Hana. Many...
What do you do when your customers revolt, publicly?

What do you do when your customers revolt, publicly?

What do you do when your customers revolt, publicly? If you’re outside the world of AEC (or lucky enough to be on vacation) you might have missed it: Seventeen of Autodesk’s most influential AEC customers wrote an open letter to CEO Andrew Anagnost,...
ANSYS Q2 shows big deals CAN be closed during a pandemic

DS reports a good Q2 and tweaks full-year forecast

DS reports a good Q2 and tweaks full-year forecast Very quick because it’s that kind of day — but need to let you know that Dassault Systèmes reported that Q2 results met expectations and an acquisition: DS Q2 non-IFRS revenue was €1,071 million, down 8%...
Super-Quick: Update on Siemens + SAP Teamcenter

Siemens + SAP = Teamcenter Squared?

Siemens + SAP = Teamcenter Squared? Last week Siemens and SAP announced that they would be connecting Siemens’ Teamcenter with SAP’s supply chain and asset management solutions to, as they said, deliver integrated end-to-end software solutions across...
ANSYS Q2 shows big deals CAN be closed during a pandemic

More good-ish PLMish news, this time from Hexagon

More good-ish PLMish news, this time from Hexagon Hexagon just announced that it will report BETTER results than the market expects for its June-ending quarter. Here’s what they said: Due to higher earnings than market expectations for the second quarter of...
And it’s a wrap: Preventing virtual conference fatigue

And it’s a wrap: Preventing virtual conference fatigue

And it’s a wrap: Preventing virtual conference fatigue At some point, I’ll muster the energy to write about what I learned but right now I’d like to tell you about the experience of sitting through online user events from Altair, ANSYS, AVEVA,...