Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

Autodesk’s FQ1 was led by AEC, up 37%

Autodesk last Thursday announced results for its fiscal first quarter. Were they trying to go under the news radar just before the Memorial Day holiday? (Am I really that cynical?) I dunno but the share price fell 9% at one point, and was down 5% before the stock...
Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

Bentley surpasses $700 million

[Note: I’m traveling and so wrote this based on advance materials provided by Bentley. They are hosting a conference call today and I’ll update, if warranted, when I can listen to the replay. The report I reference is now available for you to download. Go...
Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

More earnings-apalooza: ANSYS, Trimble and FARO

Sorry – no unifying theme for this afternoon’s earnings announcements from ANSYS, Trimble and FARO. ANSYS is the CAE powerhouse; Trimble makes design, measurement and other software used in the construction, mining, trucking and similar industries. Both...
Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

Earnings-apalooza, part 2: PTC and AspenTech

This morning started strong, with news from SAP and Dassault Systèmes announcing nice revenue growth, highlighting customer adoption of their newer offerings. I’ll have more on those later, but here’s a quick snapshot fo the highlights. Now we’re...
Bentley’s 2019 corporate update: again no drama, solid growth

AVEVA says full steam ahead

AVEVA issued one of its periodic trading updates — they don’t really say much but seem to be required to coincide with parent company Schneider Electric’s earnings releases. Schneider Electric is on a December year-end, quarterly pattern while AVEVA...
Helping to rebuild Notre Dame

Helping to rebuild Notre Dame

If you’re like me, you wanted to tune out the destruction of Paris’ Cathedral of Notre Dame yesterday, but just couldn’t. It’s a place of spiritual significance to many, an iconic Paris tourist destination to others. To me, it’s also a...
First steps to AI: data, man

First steps to AI: data, man

I was speaking to a group of AEC professionals a while back about the technologies they should be investigating. I covered everything from 0D to 6D, from conceptual sketches to advanced BIM, conceptual design to operations — but, as is often the case today, we...
Nemetschek ups rendering with Redshift

Nemetschek ups rendering with Redshift

The Nemetschek Group just announced that its Maxon subsidiary has acquired Redshift Rendering Technologies, maker of the Redshift rendering engine. Redshift (the tech) is a GPU-accelerated renderer that’s available as a plugin to Maxon’s own Cinema 4D as...
Bentley invests in digital twins for water infrastructure

Bentley invests in digital twins for water infrastructure

So much news …. Amidst a lot of earnings comes this, from Bentley Systems: Bentley today said that it has invested an undisclosed amount in Digital Water Works, a company that makes digital twin solutions for “smart wet infrastructure” (my quotes),...