ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1

ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1

ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1 Catching up on more earnings announcements. Last week, ESI Group reported Q1 revenue of €55.5 million, up 1% as reported and up 4% in constant currencies. ESI has been reinventing itself and first issued guidance to investors...
ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1

Hexagon continues to improve; Q1 revenue up 10%

Hexagon continues to improve; Q1 revenue up 10% Hexagon reported results last week that were surprisingly good and that –remember that Hexagon doesn’t itself issue guidance– beat analyst consensus. The details: Total revenue in Q1 was €978 million,...
Quickie: Bentley acquires for iTwin offering

Quickie: Bentley acquires for iTwin offering

Quickie: Bentley acquires for iTwin offering Bentley just announced that it is acquiring sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision, both of which make software for Internet of Things (IoT) applications targeted at infrastructure use cases. Bentley says the companies will...
ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1

DS’s Q1 beat expectations on mainstream strength

DS’s Q1 beat expectations on mainstream strength Dassault Systèmes reported results for its fiscal first quarter today. There’s a lot to unpack, so let’s get to the details: Total revenue of €1173 million was up 3% as reported and up 9% in constant...
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Quickie: Siemens adds TimeSeries to Mendix

Quickie: Siemens adds TimeSeries to Mendix A busy day just got busier: Siemens Digital Industries Software just announced that it will acquire TimeSeries, which helps partners and customers build industry-specific low-code apps on its Mendix platform. According to...
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Bentley acquires Nadhi for project controls, focus on India

Bentley acquires Nadhi for project controls, focus on India Bentley Systems just announced that its Acceleration Initiatives business has acquired India-based Nadhi Information Technologies, a “specialist in project controls, analytics, and decision support for...
ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1

MuM announced a “pleasing start” to 2021

MuM announced a “pleasing start” to 2021 Get ready — PLMish earnings really crank up this week. We’re off to a good start, with MuM announcing last week that sales aren’t yet at pre-pandemic levels but were, even so, good. MuM, more...
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Aras secures investment from GI Partners

Aras secures investment from GI Partners Given all of the recent PLMish acquisition news, it’s natural to ask: what about Aras? Turns out, it’s going to continue to go it alone — at least for now. Aras just announced that it has reached an agreement...
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Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Pointwise acquired by Cadence It’s getting hard to keep up! Just in, an email from Pointwise, the CAE meshing experts: We are happy to report today that Pointwise, Inc. is being acquired by Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS), a pivotal leader in...
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Autodesk to acquire Upchain PLM

Autodesk to acquire Upchain PLM Super quick: Autodesk just announced that it will acquire Upchain, maker of cloud-based PLM and PDM solutions. The acquisition price wasn’t disclosed but it appears that the companies expect the transaction to close by July 31,...
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Bentley adds to its digital cities offering with INRO deal

Bentley adds to its digital cities offering with INRO deal Bentley Systems just announced that it has acquired INRO Software, a maker of transportation planning, traffic simulation, and mobility visualization solutions. You may recall that Bentley has already acquired...
ESI turns the corner, back to growth in Q1

Siemens weighs in on 2020 and 2021 — and is optimistic

Siemens weighs in on 2020 and 2021 — and is optimistic Last month, I was fortunate enough to speak with Tony Hemmelgarn, CEO Siemens’ Digital Industries Software division. Mr. Hemmelgarn oversees much of what we think of as Siemens’ PLM business,...
Shapr3D: Cool CAD on an iPad (and now, macOS too)

Shapr3D: Cool CAD on an iPad (and now, macOS too)

Shapr3D: Cool CAD on an iPad (and now, macOS too) You probably don’t know this about me, but I used to be really good at CAD. A long time ago, after the advent of the PC but before Bitcoin. I used to demo CAD in some of my product management roles. Still, stone...
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Hexagon to acquire CADLM for AI-powered CAE

Hexagon to acquire CADLM for AI-powered CAE Hexagon announced that it will acquire CADLM SAS, a “pioneer in powering computer-aided engineering (CAE) with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to revolutionise the impact of simulation in product...
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Super quick: Bentley snaps up another Maximo reseller

Super quick: Bentley snaps up another Maximo reseller You may remember that Bentley acquired The Cohesive Companies IBM Maximo’s largest North American reseller, last summer. Well, Cohesive has just acquired Ontracks Consulting, which Bentley says is “a...