AVEVA says full steam ahead

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),...
AVEVA says full steam ahead

AVEVA cruises along, positive about FY2019

Schneider Electric announced results today, which means that we have a hint about how things are going at AVEVA. AVEVA says that it “delivered low double-digit revenue growth in the first nine months of the financial year”, meaning the period ended...
Bentley gets into street signs

Bentley gets into street signs

I live on a street with the popular girl’s name, Kathleen. Every so often a boy, hoping to impress a girl (likely named Kathleen), steals our street sign. I’ve often wondered how someone monitors those thefts and then causes replacements to be made —...
AVEVA says full steam ahead

Quickie: Lots of good PLM earnings news

It’s a big earnings day and I’m about to settle in for a long (wifi-free) flight, so a quick recap will have to hold us until I can dig into the earnings in more detail — but it sure looks like the PLMish universe is doing very well, indeed. Dassault...
Bentley invests in digital twins for water infrastructure

Nemetschek acquires to boost building ops portfolio

Nemetschek just announced that its MCS Solutions business will acquire Axxerion, developer of facility and property management software, for €75 million. This adds to Nemetschek’s existing “Manage” offerings to address what the company sees as a...