Quickie: Altair and Trimble acquire to expand their reaches

Quickie: Altair and Trimble acquire to expand their reaches

Quickie: Altair and Trimble acquire to expand their reaches Super quick, since it’s a busy day: Altair announced this morning that it has acquired World Programming, a company that makes data analytics software used in financial services and insurance. Altair...
Bentley’s Q1 revenue up 14%, cites SMB progress

Bentley’s Q1 revenue up 14%, cites SMB progress

Bentley’s Q1 revenue up 14%, cites SMB progress Bentley reported results way back on May 11 but I haven’t had time to finish a deeper analysis — so here’s a quick piece on those results and a little bit on what it all means. Even more quickly:...
Quickie: Altair and Trimble acquire to expand their reaches

Quickie: Bentley acquires for iTwin offering

Quickie: Bentley acquires for iTwin offering Bentley just announced that it is acquiring sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision, both of which make software for Internet of Things (IoT) applications targeted at infrastructure use cases. Bentley says the companies will...
Quickie: London, bristling with infrastructure projects

Quickie: London, bristling with infrastructure projects

Yesterday marked the start of the 2014 edition of Bentley’s Year In Infrastructure conference. COO Malcolm Walter told us that he counted over 100 cranes while looking out the window at Bentley’s London offices –and I can see something like 20 from...
Quickies: AEC earnings show upswing in construction

Quickies: AEC earnings show upswing in construction

Time to catch up! Nearly 15 companies reported September quarter earnings while I was away, so to get a the general sense of what they’re reporting I’m going to be summarizing them all over the next few weeks. Today, we’re looking at AEC, the world...
Bentley Inspired by Infrastructure

Bentley Inspired by Infrastructure

Bentley Systems’ Be Inspired awards felt different this year. It’s always a showcase of tough, complex infrastructure problems like righting the Costa Concordia, bringing clean water to underserved populations, or building a massive rail structure under a...
Autodesk’s Dynamo changes conceptual design

Autodesk’s Dynamo changes conceptual design

Have you ever sat though a 4+ hour meeting? You get kinda dozey, right? That happened to me a few weeks ago as I was listening to Autodesk’s investor day presentations. It was long, there were interesting bits, but …. Then SVP Amar Hanspal showed a little...