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,...
Hexagon’s Q2 was better than expected — and it adds TACTICAWARE 3D LIDAR to its portfolio

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...
Hexagon’s Q2 was better than expected — and it adds TACTICAWARE 3D LIDAR to its portfolio

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,...
Respond. Reset. Reimagine.

Respond. Reset. Reimagine.

I’ve been talking to a lot of people about how Covid-19 has affected their work lives–often inseparable from their home lives, given the sudden explosion of home offices and homeschooling–and it generally comes down to these three phases. First, we...
Hexagon’s Q2 was better than expected — and it adds TACTICAWARE 3D LIDAR to its portfolio

AVEVA enters fiscal 2021 betting on digitalization

AVEVA enters fiscal 2021 betting on digitalization As foreshadowed back in April, AVEVA today reported revenue of £834 million up 9% (and up 7% on an organic, constant currency basis, cc). CEO Craig Hayman and Deputy CEO/CFO James Kidd gave a lot of great, additional...
Super-quick: Altair snaps up polyurethane foaming simulation solution

Bentley buys voice-based construction app maker

Bentley buys voice-based construction app maker Bentley Systems just announced that it has acquired NoteVault, which makes voice-based solutions for construction management. Start NoteVault on your mobile device, speak into it, and the app’s...
Stratasys announces a 10% workforce reduction

Stratasys announces a 10% workforce reduction

Stratasys announces a 10% workforce reduction I just put up the post about no PLMish layoffs — and Stratasys puts out a press release that says that it will cut its global workforce by about 10%, mostly before the end of June and all by the end of the summer....