AVEVA making steady progress

AVEVA released an interim statement today, in which it briefly goes over business trends seen in the June quarter (AVEVA reports in more detail twice a year). The statement used words such as “further growth”, “strengthening” and “steady progress” — so while no...

1 2 3 4 User conferences

If you’ve been following this blog over the last few months, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been traveling. A LOT. In all, I attended 4 user conferences and 3 other meetings in 5 weeks. Aside from the surreality of bouncing between Orlando, Las Vegas...

PP&M: Solving Complex Problems

My head is spinning after 2+ days at Hexagon’s first user conference since the close of the Intergraph acquisition. This is one complicated company!  First, a couple of general impressions, then some detail from the PP&M keynotes. I attended Monday’s investor...

AVEVA has a banner F2011

AVEVA today announced that revenue for the year ended March 31, 2011 grew 17% to a record £174 million, with strong performance in the oil and gas vertical and in Asia. Three percent of growth came from acquisitions (ADB and Logimatic’s MARS business last June), which...

AVEVA says all’s still ok

AVEVA released one of its cryptic interim statements today, in which it said that fiscal 2011 was “in line with expectations” and that all was “consistent with trends” discussed in an (equally cryptic) January 2011 statement. I shouldn’t pick on AVEVA; this...

Quick Hits: Intercim, AVEVA and SofTech

Lots going on this week, so here’s a quick roundup – I hope to get to longer posts on some of these next week. Dassault Systèmes acquires Intercim LLC Intercim, maker of manufacturing operations management systems software for the aerospace and defense industry,...

AVEVA says all OK

Plant and marine design software supplier AVEVA Group on Friday issued an Interim Trading update in which it said that business from November through January continues more or less to plan, leading the company’s board to “remains confident of a successful outturn for...

Shining the light on LIDAR

Laser scanning is hot. Process plant design software vendors such as AVEVA, Bentley Systems and Intergraph have long had partner programs to integrate LIDAR models into their design and operations workflows; Autodesk is now actively promoting it — and last month...

AVEVA details half-year, changes CFO

AVEVA Group last week gave more details on its performance for the six months ended September 30 2010. The company last month hinted that its end-markets are still recovering from the global economic meltdown, and that progress to a more normal economic state is...

AVEVA: Last six months were mixed

AVEVA today offered a brief update on its performance for the first half of its fiscal year, from April 1 to September 30. There were no numbers or real details, but the company did say that its end-markets are still recovering from the global economic meltdown: the...