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,...
Nemetschek’s Q2 strong, slows slightly from Q1

Nemetschek’s Q2 strong, slows slightly from Q1

Nemetschek announced today that Q2 revenue was up 15% on an organic basis and 21% overall to €138 million. That’s very, very good but investors will likely focus on the fact that Q1 growth was 27% as reported (23% cc) and 21% on an organic basis. The details:...
Bentley’s AEC digital twin combines BIM, CAD and more

Bentley’s AEC digital twin combines BIM, CAD and more

The Year in Infrastructure (YII) is Bentley Systems’ annual media fest, where new product releases, customer successes and acquisitions vie for attention. We’ll cover more of those over the next several blog posts, but today we’ll focus on one of the big product...
Autodesk+PlanGrid is a big bet on construction digitalization

Hexagon acquires Bricsys for AEC workflows

Hexagon just announced that it has acquired Bricsys, a company that’s been around a long time and keeps reinventing itself — most recently, as a provider of open, collaborative solutions for the construction CAD market with BricsCAD. BricsCAD today is a...
Construction BIM heats up, Procore acquires BIManywhere

Construction BIM heats up, Procore acquires BIManywhere

The key to this acquisition is in the name of the company being acquired: anywhere. Procore makes cloud-based applications for the construction industry, offering a single platform that enables project stakeholders to share information. BIM, building information...
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...