AVEVA’s H1 showed “good progress”

AVEVA’s H1 showed “good progress”

AVEVA today gave a quick update on results for its most recent six-month period: the company made “good progress” in the period ended September 30, 2012. As has been the case recently, the oil and gas vertical drove sales in the company’s Engineering...
AVEVA’s H1 showed “good progress”

Siemens on PLM, Mars, shipbuilding and so much more

Get this: we’re using Teamcenter to visualize a car, trying to assess the impact of a design change. First, we zoom in on the components that are in a specific area a foot forward of the steering wheel. Then we shift from a location-based view to a system view,...
Quickies: AVEVA and Hexagon

Quickies: AVEVA and Hexagon

It’s not even 8AM here on the East Coast of the US, and we’ve already had a boatload of news to get the week off to a running start. First up, AVEVA announced that it is partnering with Infosys to speed delivery of its AVEVA NET engineering information...
AVEVA’s H1 showed “good progress”

AspenTech revenue up 23% in F12

AspenTech, maker of aspenONE for chemical process and plant optimization, yesterday announced that fourth quarter revenue was $64 million, up 22% from a year ago, leading to total revenue for fiscal 2012 of $243 million, up 23% over last year. Mark Fusco, CEO, said...

AVEVA unveils new vision of plant design

Big news in plant design: AVEVA today announced that it is working on a new product that will “deliver a new level of performance for plant design”. Details are sketchy, but here’s what the company said in a press release: “The need to orchestrate engineering skills...

AVEVA’s F12 ahead on all counts

It’s hard to come up with a single headline. Total revenue: £195.9 million, up 13% and ahead of analysts’ forecasts of £192 million. Profit before tax of £62.3 million versus median estimate of £61.5 million. Cash balance of £178.9 million against...

Bentley focuses on infrastructure

I spent a few hours last week at Bentley Systems’ annual Be Together user conference. Analysts and journalists are typically not at this event but I was invited to moderate a session on the use of standards in the process industries and took advantage of my time...

Autodesk’s Q1 “Solid, uneven”

Autodesk announced results last night for the quarter ended April 30. While pretty good retrospectively, the company’s outlook was cautious, leading to a sharp decline in the company’s share price morning. The good: total revenue was up 11%, revenue from Asia hit a...

Hexagon’s Q1 upbeat, trouble in SG&I

Hexagon AB, the parent company of Intergraph, Leica and other brands, reported results for the March quarter earlier this week. CEO Ola Rollén characterized the group’s overall performance as a good start to the year, but reflecting uneven performance across regions...