DS reports OK Q1, adds FE-DESIGN & Archividéo

DS reports OK Q1, adds FE-DESIGN & Archividéo

Dassault Systèmes’ earnings announcements are usually a welter of numbers, currencies, products, markets and geographies. Today, DS threw two acquisitions into the mix, too. Grab a cup of coffee and let’s see what it all means. DS reports that the March...
DS reports OK Q1, adds FE-DESIGN & Archividéo

AVEVA teases solid performance in FY13

AVEVA today tantalized financial markets with good news that sent its share price up 5%. Turns out that the last half of fiscal 2013 (ended March 31) wasn’t awful. In fact, it was pretty good. The company says it continues to see good demand for its engineering...
Bentley & Siemens tie plant design & automation

Bentley & Siemens tie plant design & automation

Earlier today, at the Hannover Fair, Bentley Systems and Siemens Industry Automation Division announced an extension of their collaboration — this time for the process industries. Last November, the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to integrate...
AU 2012: Everyone is a designer

AU 2012: Everyone is a designer

Another Autodesk University has come and gone, with its share of announcements and glitz. Around 8,000 of the Autodesk faithful converged on the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas to be inspired, learn about the latest developments in the software they rely on and...
Bentley Inspires and announces – a LOT

Bentley Inspires and announces – a LOT

  Come with me to a ballroom in Amsterdam. Candelabras, fancy place settings, soft lighting. The Bentley Systems team is all dressed up while the rest of us look pretty darned good, too. There’s a glittering stage  and a buzz in the air — this is the...
The 3DX Forum Experience

The 3DX Forum Experience

Dassault Systèmes invited several hundred of its best customers to Orlando last week, to learn about the company’s latest efforts to vault out of providing solutions and into delivering experiences. Over two days, we heard from CEO Bernard Charlès, EVP Monica...
DS reports OK Q1, adds FE-DESIGN & Archividéo

AVEVA H1 2013 revenue up 15%

Switching gears from the day’s activities here in Amsterdam but still staying with the infrastructure/AEC theme, here is a quick update on AVEVA’s solid results for the first half of fiscal 2013, with broad-based growth reported in many regions,...
Trimble snaps up Vico for 4D/5D

Trimble snaps up Vico for 4D/5D

Trimble Navigation (an ever-greater misnomer) announced on Friday that it has acquired the assets of privately-held Vico Software, Inc.,  a provider of 4D and 5D architectural modeling software and consulting services. Trimble says this acquisition “extends...
DS reports OK Q1, adds FE-DESIGN & Archividéo

Quickies: PTC & FARO disappoint, AspenTech upbeat

A huge day in engineering IT earnings, as PTC and FARO explain their miss to investors while AspenTech and Trimble issue earnings reports. A very quick headline on each and then I dash to the airport — more to come. PTC reported last night that revenue for its...
DS reports OK Q1, adds FE-DESIGN & Archividéo

Quickies: Earnings good to tepid so far

We’re still recovering from hurricane Sandy here in New England. Schools are open as are most roads, but a lot of people are still without power and assessing damage. It could have been a lot worse, so we’re grateful. It’s interesting that the New...