MuM adds to PLMish good news

MuM adds to PLMish good news

MuM adds to PLMish good news Mensch und Maschine Software says it “remained undeterred on the record track in Q3, achieving the strongest [nine month] figures in the company’s history” because of “strong new business for M+M Software, as well...
MuM adds to PLMish good news

MuM says Q1 was strongest in its history

MuM says Q1 was strongest in its history That’s a heck of a headline, no? Mensch und Maschine Software reported Q1 results this week that add some details to the head: Q1 revenue was up 18% year/year to EUR 85.41 million, surpassing the previous high of EUR...
The VAR economy: Reseller consolidation continues

The VAR economy: Reseller consolidation continues

The VAR economy: Reseller consolidation continues I don’t write about resellers enough — they are a vitally important part of many users’ PLMish experiences, bringing specialized add-ons, training, and other services to make sense of the (sometimes...
An appreciation: SolidWorks’ Vic Leventhal

An appreciation: SolidWorks’ Vic Leventhal

An appreciation: SolidWorks’ Vic Leventhal My social feeds lit up this weekend with the sad news that Vic Leventhal has died. If you use Solidworks, think of Vic. If you work for or rely on a CAD reseller, think of Vic. If you’ve ever built a PLMish sales...
The VAR economy: Reseller consolidation continues

Siemens acquires South African distributor ESTEQ

And the news keeps rolling: Siemens Digital Industries Software (fka Siemens PLM Software) just announced that it will acquire select assets of ESTEQ, a PLMish distributor in South Africa. [Not in the deal is ESTEQ’s Test and Measurement business; it remains...
MuM adds to PLMish good news

MuM’s Q3 “happy” results look good for Autodesk

Germany’s Mensch und Maschine (MuM) reported results earlier this week and, as usual, we look at them to see what they might mean for Autodesk and for its broader VAR network. In case you’re unaware, MuM is probably Autodesk’s largest European...
MuM adds to PLMish good news

Quickie: MuM announces most profitable quarter ever

What trough? As a reminder, we look at Mensch und Maschine to gauge how resellers are faring as Autodesk transitions to subscriptions — and MuM is on the upswing with its Q1 2018 report. Per its announcement, “While the [proprietary MuM] Software segment...
MuM adds to PLMish good news

MuM says 2017 is off to a “pleasant” start

What a nice way to start a week: an earnings report that includes the word “pleasant”. Too often, it’s all business gobbledy-gook; we all know what “pleasant” means. Not stressful, satisfactory, generally positive, moving in the right...