MuM’s Q3 “happy” results look good for Autodesk

MuM’s Q3 “happy” results look good for Autodesk

Germany’s Mensch und Maschine (MuM) reported results earlier this week and, as usual, we look at them to see what they might mean for Autodesk and for its broader VAR network. In case you’re unaware, MuM is probably Autodesk’s largest European...
Autodesk #XLR8s its way to Fusion

Autodesk #XLR8s its way to Fusion

Autodesk #XLR8s its way to Fusion (Sorry – really bad hashtag-based pun. XLR8 = Accelerate, and the complete hashtag for the event was ##XLR8Fusion.) Autodesk’s first Accelerate event happened when PLM 360 was oh-so-new. Autodeskers, VARs and early...
MuM’s Q3 “happy” results look good for Autodesk

Quickie: MuM’s results show climb up hockey stick

We’ve seen all sorts of analogies for what happens with top line revenue during the transition from perpetual to subscriptions–bottoming out and climbing back up the other side, a hockey stick with a curved decline then a sharp upwards trend, and so...
MuM’s Q3 “happy” results look good for Autodesk

Quickie: MuM announces most profitable quarter ever

What trough? As a reminder, we look at Mensch und Maschine to gauge how resellers are faring as Autodesk transitions to subscriptions — and MuM is on the upswing with its Q1 2018 report. Per its announcement, “While the [proprietary MuM] Software segment...
ADSK + Esri want to rewrite AEC data flows

ADSK + Esri want to rewrite AEC data flows

I wrote recently about the need to start looking at data from a lifecycle perspective, anticipating future needs and uses as well as likely integrations. This brings me back to one of the big announcements at November’s Autodesk University: the closer...
Happy 2018 — and, optimize THIS

Happy 2018 — and, optimize THIS

I hope you had a wonderful year-end, filled with people you love. Or tolerate, if that’s how you roll. In any event, as peaceful and relaxing as it could be. I’ve been trying to write a 2017 retrospective and, honestly, the mind boggles. So much happened,...