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Behind the Hype with ENOVIA - Q&A on 3D EXPERIENCE, role of ENOVIA, IFWE compass, related apps, benefits to users, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Apr 9, 2014

DS Acquiring Growth to Bolster Lackluster Organic Performance - Dassault is looking to continuing adoption of V6, return to growth in SolidWorks, its diversification into new industries to boost growth to better levels, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Feb 11, 2014

Dassault Systemes Revenue Up 5% for Quarter and Year - with 16 acquisitions in 2 years, Dassault seeks to double addressable market for expanding array of services, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 6, 2014

A Successful Leader's Philosophy for Sustainability - Q&A with Bernard Charles of Dassault Systemes about concept of imagining, harmony, effect of leadership, philosophy on employees at company, Sustainability, Jan 28, 2014

Dassault Moves to the Internal Cloud - Q&A with CEO Bernard Charles about support on public cloud, definition of platform, architecture, obsolete 'PLM' term, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 21, 2013

Dassault Moves to the Internal Cloud - Q&A with CEO Bernard Charles about support on public cloud, definition of platform, architecture, obsolete 'PLM' term, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 21, 2013

Dassault Systemes' Customers Bring 3DEXPERIENCE to Life - presentation from Kusiri, SHoP Construction, Tesla Motors, Pratt & Whitney, Oracle USA discussed role of 3DEXPERIENCE platform in improving their business, John Myers, CATIA Community, Nov 16, 2013

Dassault's 3DEXPERIENCE Platform - talk with CEO Bernard Charles, other executives about direction for product development tools, platform, architecture, impact on product development team, Verdi Ogewell, Engineering.com, Nov 19, 2013

Dassault Systemes 3D Experience Forum 2013: 'Taking the Cloud Back to the Enterprise, Not the Other Way Around.' - critical component of 3DEXPERIENCE would be web, cloud, V6-based products would be on Dassault's cloud, augmented with Amazon elasticity in back end, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Nov 20, 2013

On Location: Dassault Systemes' Largest Ever North American 2013 Customer Forum in Las Vegas - Monica Menghini explained 3D Experience compass, presentations on STEM-based education initiatives, Simon Martin, SolidSmack, Nov 15, 2013

3D Experience Platform Could Solve Problems - provides license, PDM, model file servers in cloud configuration, apps appear in window in stripped-down version of Netvibes Dashboard software, Steve Wolfe, Graphic Speak, Nov 16, 2013

What is Dassault Systemes' 3DEXPERIENCE Platform? - industry experts say that 3DExperiences are industry solutions, architecture has changed, Dassault's vision for product development will enable teams to design in more social, collaborative way, John Hayes, Engineering.com, Nov 18, 2013

Dassault 3D Experience is Explained - CAD industry still struggles to understand Dassault's high minded concepts, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 13, 2013

DS' Q2 Ahead on Some Metrics, Not on Others - IFRS total revenue was up 4% y/y, PLM software revenue was up 4%, revenue from Asia was up 7% but overall growth is slowing, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, July 30, 2013

CCE SolidWorks CATIA Translator is Free - SolidWorks CATIA translator available in 32 bit, 64 bit version, fills void left by Dassault, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, June 4, 2013

Dassault Acquires Apriso to Stake Out Manufacturing Operations Turf - acquired for $205 million in cash, Apriso FlexNet delivers visibility, controls across global manufacturing, product supply network, Beth Stackpole, Virtual Desktop, May 30, 2013

DS Reports Ok Q1, Adds FE-Design & Archivideo - software revenue was up 6% y/y, acquires FE-Design Group for non-parametric structural, fluid design optimization, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Apr 25, 2013

Digging into 3D Experience - Dassault's executive Pascal Daloz talks about V5 vs V6, connecting to consumer into cycle via 3DExperience concept, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Apr 18, 2013

Dassault Tops 2 Billion Euro Revenue in 2012 - annual total revenue up 14%, Q4 software revenue up 11%, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 7, 2013

Dassault Cautious Outlook Dampens Good Q4 - PLM software revenue up 10%, revenue from Americas up 12%, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, Feb 7, 2013

Monica Menghini on the New 3DExperience Platform - Dassault's executive vice president for industry, marketing, communication talks about 3D experiences for Dassault customers, adding extensive information capture, presentation technologies, Tom Lansford, CADdigest.com, Jan 14, 2013

Dassault Systemes Woos Designers to the 3DExperience Vision - CATIA division CEO Philippe Laufer shares vision of creating 3D experiences, announced new CATIA designer community, Tom Lansford, Graphic Speak, Nov 30, 2012

Is 3DEXPERIENCE for Everyone? - yes or no, users comment on presenting CAD as an experience, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 26, 2012

Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE Forum Europe 2012 - Dassault explains social industry experiences, emphasizes on buying experience rather than product, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 20, 2012

What Exactly is 3DEXPERIENCE? - Dassault is trying to describe tools, infrastructure being offered by company to manage end customer experiences, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 21, 2012

Hurricane Monica Sweeping Through Dassault - marketing maverick Monica Menghini aims to change the perception of Dassault to a company that does more than CAD, CAM, CAE, Roopinder Tara, The CAD Insider, Nov 21, 2012

The 3DX Forum Experience - Dassault targets 12 industries, national advertising promote high ideals, customers may be confused, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Nov 13, 2012

Understanding Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE - integrated software, services, processes, best practices in a platform, designed to address specific industry needs, Evan Yares, 3D CAD Tips, Nov 11, 2012

PTC, DS Results Highlight Strategic Differences - PTC, Dassault are trying to add more values to their products through SLM, 3DExperience concepts respectively, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Nov 9, 2012

Dassault Conference, Pt 1 - Bernard Comes Down From the Mountain - Dassault acquired products like Exalead, NetVibes to enrich 3D Experience concept, aiming for much more than CAD, CAM, CAE industry, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 9, 2012

Dassault Conference, Pt 2 - Dassault Plans World Domination - wants to establish credibility in diverse industries like AEC, energy, fashion, mining, medical, banking, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 11, 2012

Dassault Conference, Pt 3 - Dassault Mines For Credibility - buys mining software market leader, Gemcom, tries to establish corporate branding, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 11, 2012

Dassault Systemes Unveils a Grand Strategy For the Next 10 Years - aims to address multiple industries with '3D experience,' integrating software products, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 6, 2012

Dassault Systemes Revenue Up 15% in Third Quarter - net income was $103.9 million, SolidWorks revenue was $125.6 million, up 9%, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 25, 2012

Dassault Beats Expectations in Q3 - total revenue was up 15%, 8% in constant currencies, license revenue was up 19%, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Oct 25, 2012

DS' Great Q2 - A Step Closer to €2 Billion - total revenues up 17%, CATIA software revenue up 14%, SolidWorks revenue up 25%, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, July 27, 2012

Dassault Systemes Revenue Up 10% in Second Quarter - total revenue of $608.9 million generated in Q2, net income ($103.3 million) up 32.7%, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, July 26, 2012

Dassault Flush With Cash, Increased Sales in Q2 - revenues up 17%, Euro 1.64 billion in cash, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 26, 2012

The Top 5 New Features in CATIA V6R2013 - CATIA Live Weight, Live Fastening features, multi-discipline schematics infrastructure, increased openness of CATIA Live Compose, Bill Martin-Otto, CAD/CAM Performance, June 20, 2012

Is CATIA V6 Over the Hump? - some manufacturers are creating products in V6, technical challenges involved, commercial considerations, Stephen Wolfe, Graphic Speak, May 2, 2012

ENOVIA Leads Dassault Systemes to Strong First Quarter - $610.5 million revenue generated, up 10% in constant currencies, PLM revenue was $424.5 million, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Apr 26, 2012

Now With Even More V6 Compatibility - CATIA users can edit key features of V6 models in V5, making shift to V6 easier for V5 customers, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Apr 24, 2012

Thoughts on Migration to V6 - SolidWorks V1 to V6 migration will not be as smooth road as CATIA V5 to V6, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Apr 19, 2012

Dassault's Stance on Sustainable Design in AEC - AEC firms using BIM app based on CATIA, SolidWorks for designing building products in 3D, 3DVIA Composer for making 3D product installation instructions, Brock Haroldson, CATIA Community, Mar 12, 2012

Exclusive: Bernard Charles, CEO Dassault Systems - talk about challenges being faced by 3D software industry, SolidWorks Live Buildings, death of T-Splines for SolidWorks, future of CATIA V6, Dassault strategy, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Feb 29, 2012

DS Ends Strong, Cautious About 2012 - total revenue was up 14% in 2011, initial revenue growth objective is 5% to 7% in 2012, acquires Netvibes to enrich 3D experience platform, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Feb 13, 2012

Strong 4th Quarter Caps Solid Year for Dassault Systemes - revenues broke all-time highs, $667.8 million of revenues generated in Q4, but sales growth has slowed for 3 quarters, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Feb 11, 2012

ECF 2011: Dassault Systemes Debuts New Sketch Tool - CATIA Natural Sketch helps users draw editable, malleable spline objects in 3D space, Justin Cunningham, EUREKA, Jan 17, 2012

A Peek at the New DS North America Campus - situated in Waltham MA, LEED-certified campus has sustainable buildings, offering 1000 high-tech jobs, aim to build Dassault brand in North America, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Dec 9, 2011

Industry-Academic Partnerships Key to Accelerating 3D Simulation Use in Factories - Ohio Northern University preparing students to use latest technology to solve factory automation issues through partnership with leading manufacturers, Dassault Systemes, Paul Nutter of ONU, GraphicSpeak, Dec 6, 2011

Dassault Introduces a New 3D Sketch Tool for ID, Hides it in the Corner - CATIA Natural Sketch is part of CATIA V6R2012 portfolio, not cloud-based, no trial version available, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 5, 2011

CATIA to Alias and Maya: Anything You Can Sketch I Can Sketch Better - part of CATIA V6 suite, CATIA Natural Sketch helps users draw editable, malleable Spline objects in 3D space, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Nov 23, 2011

Dassault Bridges Mechanical, Electrical Design - transforms suite of logical schematic design applications, framing multi-discipline generative schematics, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Nov 10, 2011

DSCC 2011: How Dassault Blends PLM and Search Based Applications? - discussing best software applications, core infrastructure used for information access, reporting, providing huge access over data from external to internal, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Nov 11, 2011

DSCC 2011: Thinking Inside Dassault PLM Box - lifelike experience for PLM, shift from best practices to innovation, V6 adoption, online cloud platform ENOVIA, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Nov 10, 2011

Dassault Systemes Customer Conference 2011 - Day 2 - CATIA V5 to be supported until 2020, continue to develop in sync with V6, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 10, 2011

Some Thoughts On Cloud Computing - Dassault Systemes is investing in moving its products to common cloud platform, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 10, 2011

Before DSCC 2011: Learning New Dassault Keywords - expanding PLM, experiencing PLM in cloud, collaboration, industry solutions on online platform, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Nov 7, 2011

Dassault Systemes Customer Conference 2011 - Day 1 - CEO Bernard Charles on offering PLM solution with lifelike experience, moving products online, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 9, 2011

Quick Update: PTC, DS, Nemetschek - GAAP revenue of $339 million earned by PTC; Dassault's September quarter revenue up 7%; Nemetschek reported 9% increase in sales, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Oct 31, 2011

Dassault Systemes Revenue Up 11% in Third Quarter - total revenues of $610.2 million earned, strong growth for ENOVIA, SolidWorks seats growing, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 28, 2011

Dassault Deepens Composites Simulation - CATIA v 6/5 integrate composite functionality as part of composites workbench, shows how composite material drapes in simulating, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Oct 18, 2011

Dassault Gets Its Fiber with Simulayt - fiber simulation, ply modeling specialist acquired, offers plug-ins to CATIA, SolidWorks, Abaqus, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 18, 2011

Interview: Bernard Charles, Dassault Systemes - V5 supported until 2020, commitment to cloud, SolidWorks expansion into AEC, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, Oct 12, 2011

The Challenge of Change in the PLM Space - Bernard Charles, Dassault CEO, on SolidWorks-CATIA interoperability, adoption of ENOVIA, launching free AEC modeling app for iPad, web browser, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, Sep 7, 2011

Latest Update to the V6 Platform Focuses on Compatibility of In-House and 3rd Party Products - with V62012, Dassault focuses on improved interoperability of V6 platform, goal of creating more cohesive PLM solution, John Myers, CATIA Community, Aug 11, 2011

PLM Sales Boost Dassault's Q2 Results - 20% year-over-year increase in PLM software revenue, cloud-based PLM to attract SMBs, Stephanie Neil, Managing Automation, Aug 3, 2011

Dassault Systemes Revenue Up 11% in Second Quarter - total $619.7 million revenue generated, CATIA 3D CAD sales were up 13%, SolidWorks average sales price down 8% from last year, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, July 28, 2011

Spatial CGM Capabilities Webinar - Q&A on CGM complimenting ACIS, platforms for CGM, interface with 3DXML, developing scripting interface, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 26, 2011

CATIA Revision Supports Functional Mockups - CATIA V6R2012 offers multidisciplinary design methodology, interoperability with Simulink, functional digital mockup to improve internal engineering methods, Beth Stackpole, Design News, July 12, 2011

Dassault Reveals V5R21 and V6R2012 - Fabien Fedida of Dassault Systemes on V5-V6 compatibility, downwards compatibility, openness in V6 R2012, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 12, 2011

Dassault Systemes V6R2012: In Cloud, In App Store - cloud-based V6R2012 PLM platform released; online 3DStore offers collaboration, social media-inspired apps: 3DSWYM, n!Fuze, n!Volve, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, July 7, 2011

Dassault Pushes 3D Printing for the Masses - Dassault Systemes partners with Sculpteo to help users 3D print online versions of 3DVIA-hosted models, Beth Stackpole, Design News, July 6, 2011

Dassault Moves 3D Authoring and PLM to the Cloud - executive on 3DStore for designing, product development, V6 on cloud, SLA guarantee, role of VAR, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 5, 2011

Spatial Unveils CGM - availability of modeling kernel, convergence geometric modeler, as well as set of data translation libraries announced, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, June 29, 2011

Dassault Systemes to Deliver Amazon Web Services for V6 Users - cloud technology to provide: on-call high-performance computing, geographic reach, online storage of design data, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, June 29, 2011

The Future is Here Today with Dassault Systemes Cloud Initiative - PLM, 3D software to be offered on cloud; V6 online solutions being offered as flexible subscription model, Anna Wood, SolidMuse, June 29, 2011

Dassault Enters Cloud Era with Caution, Works with Amazon - Dassault Systemes products to become available on Amazon's EC2 cloud platform, Mikael Ricknas, CIO, June 30, 2011

Dassault Releasing CGM Kernel Through Spatial - native B-rep interoperability with V5 models being offered, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, July 4, 2011

My Experience with Dassault V6 PLM Cloud on Amazon - n!Fuze has fresh, easy-to-use interface, doesn't show preview for images, can build network, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, July 1, 2011

Behind CATIA V6. Single Interface, Multiple Workbenches. Glimpse of Future SolidWorks? - CATIA V6 provides option to switch between products from same UI, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, June 9, 2011

Direct Edit and V6 - every feature can be library feature in CATIA v6, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, May 26, 2011

Direct Modeling with Dassault Systemes - declarative modeling, Live Shape for 3D sketching, 3DVIA Shape, Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives, May 23, 2011

Dassault Systemes Discusses Intercim Acquisition - reason for acquisition, manufacturing planning, execution loop, analytics aspect of Intercim, Raykurland's Blog, Apr 24, 2011

Dassault Systemes Reports Strong First Quarter - Q1 net income is $93.8 million, SolidWorks unit sales up 16%, set quarterly record, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Apr 28, 2011

PLM and MES - Dassault Systemes Says Yes (Acquires Intercim) - integrated digital manufacturing through manufacturing execution systems, Jim Brown, Tech Clarity, Apr 12, 2011

Hannover Messe and Digital Intellectual Property - CEO Bernard Charles of Dassault on  intellectual property, Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives, Apr 6, 2011

The Vleeschhouwer Report: Reviewing Highlights from Dassault 2010 Annual Report - annual revenues from IBM declined during 2006-2009, $935 million revenue generated from Europe in 2010, Jay Vleeschhouwer, WorldCAD Access, Apr 11, 2011

DS Update: Offerings for a Growing Market - Dassault adjusts sales channels, pricing, support, aims for $32 billion market, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Mar 8, 2011

Dassault Announces Banner 2010, Cautious for 2011 - PLM brands revenue was 335 million euro, CATIA up 43%, SolidWorks, 3Dvia up 22%, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corporation Hot Topics, Feb 15, 2011

2010

PLM Vendors PTC, Dassault Push CAD for the Casual User - PTC, Dassault take different paths to spreading CAD beyond hardcore designers, engineers, Stephanie Neil, Managing Automation, Dec 12, 2010

Dassault, Siemens PLM Play PR Tug-of-War with Ford as the Rope - each vendor claims usage at Ford as battle for auto companies intensifies, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Dec 10, 2010

The Dassault Systemes Success Story - Pt 1 - Charles Bernard recounts the history of Dassault from its inception at Dassault Aviation, to the present in this multi-part series, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 27, 2010

Daimler PLM Dilemma - PDM First - recent decision of auto company to switch from CATIA to NX emphasizes cost of global product data platform change, potential IT disruption relative to switching CAD systems, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Nov 27, 2010

Siemens PLM's CAD Software to Replace Dassault at Daimler - Stephanie Neil, Managing Automation, Nov 26, 2010

Daimler to Replace CATIA with NX - decision based on tighter integration of NX with Smaragd, Daimler's home grown PLM system based on TeamCenter, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 25, 2010

Daimler to Shift All Product Development from Dassault to Siemens PLM - may be part of trend away from Dassault, long a mainstay in automotive market, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 24, 2010

Daimler Choice of NX is Less Than Meets the Eye - announcement not anti-CATIA, more pro-Teamcenter, Randall, Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 24, 2010

Dassault Systemes Promotes Lifelike 3D, Deep Integration as Keys to Success - 3D augmented reality, lifelike experience for sustainable innovation, CATIA, SolidWorks, and SIMULIA are creation tools, 3Dvia Composer, Exalead , standardizing on CATIA V5 in 2005, non-CAD graphics, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Nov 18, 2010

Reflections on Dassault Systemes Business, Strategy, and Progress at DSCC - business value of 3D technical communications, CATIA generating code, ENOVIA platform, V6, latest version of DS apps, Jim Brown, Tech-Clarity, Nov 17, 2010

DS India PLM Summit 2010 - General Session - coverage of Dassault user meeting in Mumbai, India, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 17, 2010

DS India PLM Summit 2010 - Breakout Session - coverage of Dassault user meeting in Mumbai, India, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 17, 2010

Dassault Systemes Customer Conference 2010: Adventures in Advergaming and Edutainment - CEO Bernard Charles wants to extend 3D assets beyond MCAD to branding, education, entertainment, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Nov 12, 2010

Dassault to Launch 3D Swym Software, ENOVIA V6 on the Cloud, SolidWorks Web-based PDM - announcements, coverage of Dassault annual user meeting, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Nov 12, 2010

DSCC 2010 - Day 2 - coverage of stage presentations at Dassault annual user meeting, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 11, 2010

A Long Conversation With Bernard Charles - CEO of Dassault on early days, Boeing 777 all digital design, SolidWorks, getting into the automotive market, hint of getting into AEC, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 10, 2010

DSCC 2010 - Day 1 - coverage of Dassault user conference, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 10, 2010

What Happens to Dassault Systemes' Sales Surge after the IBM Glow is Gone? - maker of CATIA/SolidWorks reported revenue up 38% in Q3, profits up 44%, Steve Wolfe, Graphic Speak, Oct 29, 2010

Road to CATIA V6 and SolidWorks Sales through Facebook - interview with Thierry Collet, Vice President, Global Marketing & Education Dassault Systemes, and Laurent Valroff, Director Dassault Systemes Russia & CIS at PLM Forum Russia 2010, isiCAD, Oct 26, 2010

Dassault Systemes Convergence Geometric Modeler - Ray Bagely, Spatial's Director of Product Planning and Management on Dassault Systemes licensing CGM, advanced features, using CGM, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Sep 29, 2010

Dassault Systemes Customer Support Goes Social - social media, 3D support, Matthias Vivet, 3D Perspectives, Aug 3, 2010

Dassault Systemes Joins the FreeCAD Fight - latest free 2D DWG CAD product comes from Autodesk, both a software product and online community, Kathleen Maher, Vektorrum, July 6, 2010

Spatial's CAD On the Cloud - The Real Story - Gregg Oetting's pet project at Spatial may have led to potentially one of Dassault's greatest technology innovations, Deelip Menezes, July 1, 2010

A Conversation With Jacques Leveille-Nizerolle - Pt 1, Pt 2, Pt 3 - 'CEO' of CATIA discusses Geensoft acquisition, Exalead, 26 years with Dassault, cloud, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Jun 6, 2010

Dassault Plays Semantics with Exalead Acquisition - designers using CATIA, search-enabled crowd-sourcing, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jun 15, 2010

Dassault Snatches Search Power. Integrating Exalead into 3D Product Development. - CloudView platform, deeper search for 3D data, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jun 10, 2010

PLM Life-like Search Injection - usability, content processing, integration, technological convergence from Dassault, Oleg Shilovitsky, Daily PLM Think Tank, Jun 10, 2010

Dassault Does Enterprise Search - French Style - 137M Euro for search company with 250 customers? Deal is greater than sum of parts, Mike Davis, Ovum.com, Jun 10, 2010

Dassault Acquires Search Engine Provider Exalead - multi-constraint search technology creates platform for new generation of search based PLM, 3D applications, Beth Stackpole, Design News, June 10, 2010

Dassault Plays Semantics with Exalead Acquisition - designers using CATIA, search-enabled crowd-sourcing, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jun 15, 2010

Dassault Snatches Search Power. Integrating Exalead into 3D Product Development. - CloudView platform, deeper search for 3D data, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jun 10, 2010

The Dassault Systemes Cloud Strategy - Pt 1 - SolidWorks/Dassault presents cloud technology as imminent, customers confused, rivals anticipating fallout, Deelip Menezes, Apr 25, 2010 (see also Pt 2, Pt 3, Pt 4)

Dassault Blames Toyota's Problems on Immature Simulation Software - Q&A with Bernard Charles of Dassault Systemes during quarterly conference call, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 12, 2010

2009

India, China are Fastest Growing Markets for Us - Bernard Charles of Dassault Systems talks about growth plans, strategies, 3D life-like experience, Rachana Khanzode, The Financial Express, Nov 9, 2009

Whistling Past the Graveyard, Dassault Earnings and the IBM PLM Acquisition - IBM clear winner in deal as it gets $600 cash for 'crumbling' sales channel, Paul Grayson, Alibre Blog, Oct 30, 2009

Dassault to Acquire IBM's PLM Sales and Consulting Arm - deal will help both companies focus on their core competencies, simplify licensing deal for customers, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Oct 29, 2009

The DS/IBM Deal Changes the PLM Sector - rise of PLM implementer can be expected, Monica, Schnitger Corporation, Oct 2009

Some Questions Resolved in DS/IBM Deal - $600M valuation may seem low as 1X annual sales but Dassault will get only 50%, plus will have to add sales infrastructure, Monica, Schnitger Corporation, Oct 2009

Dassault/IBM News - deal allow Siemens PLM, an IBM partner, to go after after Dassault clients, Dora Smith, Siemens, Oct 29, 2009

IBM and Dassault Systemes: An Amiable Separation - IBM sheds applications outside its core strength, Dassault may face challenge in growing US sales, Steve Wolfe, COFES.com, Oct 29, 2009

Dassault Buys Big Blue's PLM Sales Force - IBM PLM sales team earned 30-35% revenues for Dassault in 2008, will help it recover acquisition's cost in future, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 27, 2009

Dassault Systemes to Acquire IBM's PLM Business Unit - like a couple who each have different interests, Dassault and IBM agree to separate but remain friends, Brad Holtz, COFES.com, Oct 27, 2009

Dassault Picks Up PLM Unit from Big Blue - $600M to control its own future, Timothy Prickett Morgan, The Register, Oct 27, 2009

IBM Sells Unit, Expands Buyback - Dassault Systemes SA agrees to pay $600 million for IBM unit that sells Dassault design software, William Bulkeley, Wall Street Journal, Oct 28, 2009

Dassault Agrees to Buy Its IBM Sales Channel for $600M - long-standing software reseller alliance ends, Chris Chiappinelli, Managing Automation, October 27, 2009

One-to-One: Dassault Systemes and IBM Put Right the PLM Ecosystem - market correction, return to core competencies, impact on PLM market, manufacturers, Jim Brown, Manufacturing Business Technology, October 27, 2009

Live: DS Conference Call - transcript of press conference after Dassault announcement of IBM PLM acquisition, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, October 27, 2009

You Can Now Lay Your Dassault Acronym Anxieties to Rest - CATIA stands for computer-aided three-dimensional interactive application, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Oct 12, 2009

One-to-One: A Vision for PLM and Beyond - Dassault Systems - Dassault shares thoughts on 3D lifelike experience, social innovation, user-generated content & involvement, Jim Brown, Manufacturing Business Technology, Oct 7, 2009

DSCC09 - Day 1: Harnessing the Spirit of da Vinci - theme of events is social innovation, David C, 3D Perspectives, Oct 7, 2009

Boeing Pushes the Envelope on 787 Engineering Processes; Sometimes the Envelope Rips - 787 project is running late by 2 years, Randall Newton, CADCAMNet, Aug 27, 2009 pdf

DEVCON 2009: 3DVIA iPhone App - forthcoming application allows users to connect to 3D data repository, view data, manipulate in 3D, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jun 24, 2009

Dassault Systems - DEVCON 2009 - high end content for 3DVIA announced, CATIA V6R2010 announced, demo of iPLM, platform for social innovation, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jun 23, 2009

Inventor Fusion and SolidWorks Confusion - Dassault does not prefer sharing its V6 direct editing technology with SolidWorks, Deelip.com, May 22, 2009

Kernel Confusion and Legacy Models - users comment on SolidWorks inability to switch to Dassault V6 modeling kernel, Deelip.com, May 24, 2009

It's Official: CATIA V6 is NOT Coming to OSX - Dassault executive clears air over OSX issue, Al Dean, Mac Design, Apr 28, 2009

Real Virtuality - Beyond Hollywood - with developments in movies virtual scenes, Dassault Systems tools fulfilling requirements of industry with virtuality model, Michael Moser, Mar 3, 2009

DELMIA Brightens the Future of Nuclear Power - Dassault Systems technology to help safely of old plants, development of new plants, more, John Myers, CATIA Community, Feb 23, 2009 requires free registration

CATIA Imagine and Shape - subdivision modeler to share data with engineering and manufacturing applications, generate NURBS surfaces from mesh data, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff, Jan 19, 2009

2008

Inventor Reads CATIA; Why Doesn't SolidWorks? - Autodesk translator for Dassault Systems product, Ralph Grabowski, World CAD Access, Dec 8, 2008

Best Way to Translate CATIA Files into SolidWorks? Use Inventor - is Dassault concerned users will switch to SolidWorks from CATIA?, Matt Writes Blog, Dec 8, 2008

CATIA V6R2009x: It Does Stuff - cryptic prose in Dassault press release masks 'breathtaking' technology, Al Dean, Develop3D, Nov 25, 2008

Building the Design Foundation: Pillar 3 - 'Design Experience' as third pillar of foundation of DS Design Studio, Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives Blog, Nov 21, 2008

Building the Design Foundation: Pillar 4 - 'Design Ecosystem' is fourth pillar of DS Design Studio, Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives Blog, Nov 24, 2008

Mission Design, Follow the Spiral - DS Design Studio's mission statement stresses on 'Spiral of Design', Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives Blog, Nov 19, 2008

Building the Design Foundation, Pillars 1 & 2 - 'Design Image', 'Design R&D Solutions' are first two pillars that lay foundation of DS Design Studio, Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives Blog, Nov 20, 2008

Is Dassault Systems a Design Company? - about DS Design Studio, Kate Bourdet, 3D Perspectives Blog, Nov 18, 2008

Dassault: Our Plan to Fight the Recession - plan is to sit on cash, new customers not crucial, competition not a concern, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 2, 2008

Dassault's Very Big Bet: 3D for Your Life - Kathleen Maher, CATIA Community, Sep 3, 2008  requires free registration

COE 2008 Annual PLM Conference & TechniFair - highlights include Dassault's PLM vision with Web 2.0, features of Version 6, preview of CATIA Live Shape, more, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, May 6, 2008

Dropping Dollar Steals 10% From Dassault Systemes Revenue in First Quarter - Dassault earned $478.6 million up, 12% than in Q1 of 2007, Randall Newton, CADdigest.com, May 5, 2008

Dassault Systemes: Elite Status Not Enough - Dassault aims for non technical and consumer markets with 3D technology, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 1, 2008

Dassault Slowly Fixing Brand Confusion - Dassault categorizes functions of CATIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA and DELMIA products, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Mar 27, 2008

Dassault Positions 3DVIA to be the '3D For Everyone' Uber-Brand - product in 3DVIA line, closer look at 3DVIA Shape, more, Randall Newton, CADdigest.com, Mar 24, 2008

360 of CAD - SpaceClaim 2007+, IronCAD v10, browser-based CAD 'Aftercad Online,' Kubotek Validation Tool, ViaCAD Pro, SolidWorks 2008, CATIA V5R18, NX 5, Solid Edge v20, Autodesk products, Lawrence Gould, Automotive Design & Production, Mar 2008

Dassault Systems Closes 2007 Upbeat About Coming Challenges - total Q4 revenue is $529 million, up 3.9%, Randall Newton, CADdigest.com, Feb 19, 2008

Model Business - PTC-CoCreate acquisition plus Dassault's new kernel modeling technology, The Engineer Online, Jan 15, 2008

2007

European CATIA Forum 2007 - talk on latest acquisitions, presentation on Microsoft Virtual Earth, CATIA as 'Software as a Service,' more, Al Dean, MCAD Online, Nov 19, 2007

CCNtv Nov 6 Newscast - Q3 mixed financial results from Dassault Systemes, interview with Chris Williams from Seemage, Windows and CAD software performance on Mac, CADCAMNet, Nov 6, 2007

Dassault Q2 Earnings Call - Dassault CEO Bernard Charles discusses growth, future of company, 3DVIA technology, more, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, Sep 12, 2007

Dassault Hearts nVidia - Dassault and nVidia to improve image quality with styling and digital mockups, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 3, 2007

A Solid Second Quarter for Dassault Systemes - Dassault's earns 305.7 million Euro in revenue, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, July 31, 2007

New License Woes for PTC, Dassault in Recent Quarter by Chris Chiappinelli, Managing Automation, July 27, 2007

Parsing Dassault - Dassault Systemes' products and their functions, Leslie Gordon, Machine Design, June 6, 2007

Let's Screw With the SolidWorks Reseller Channel - Dassault's use of the SolidWorks channel to sell its 'volume' products will not be welcomed by the industry, Evan Yares, The CAD Industry, May 7, 2007

Dassault Systemes Sees First Quarter Revenue Rise 15%; Discusses Changes in VAR Channel - Dassault earned $397 million in 2007 Q1, plans to use SolidWorks VAR channel, more, Randall S Newton, CADdigest.com, May 14, 2007

The French Connection - IBM and Dassault - despite recent changes, Dassault and IBM maintain their 25-year relationship is stronger than ever, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 6, 2007

David Prawel Takes on PLM for COE Audience - presentation on virtual collaboration in a global enterprise, John Myers, CATIA Community, May 1, 2007 (may require free registration)

At COE: Day 2 - demo of 3D Live tool, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, May 1, 2007

At COE: Day 1 - highlights include: keynote on Dassault-IBM relationship, speech by CEO Bernard Charles, demo of 3D Live desktop tool, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 30, 2007

Dassault Buys ICEM, Part 2: Lots of Happy People at ICEM - ICEM gains over $100M from recent deals, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 30, 2007

ICEM: If You Have to Ask, You Can't Afford It - no change seen in ICEM prices after Dassault acquisition, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 30, 2007

CATIA Operator's Exchange - schedule of COE annual conference, John Myers, CATIA Community, April 23, 2007 (may require free registration)

Dassault Systemes Buys ICEM: Ongoing Consolidation - ICEM acquisition will strengthen CATIA in surface modeling arena, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 29, 2007

SW or CATIA? Dassault Says Both - Dassault is trying to sell its expensive CATIA software into bigger SolidWorks market, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 28, 2007

Florence Hu-Aubigny: Dassault Systemes and Democratizing 3D - Dassault executive talks about PLM, products offered by DS, the efforts to simplify products, more, Charles, Channel 9, March 14, 2007

Fortune Disappoints: Fails to Tell Story Promised - reasons for A380 delay, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, March 13, 2007

Dassault Revenue Up 24% in 2006 - total revenue of $1.52 billion earned with 23% increase in software revenue, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, February 15, 2007

IBM-DS Relationship Continues to Change - IBM includes PLM software from DS competitors in its PLM department store, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, January 25, 2007

ECF 2006 Report - highlights included presentation on powerful 3D interface in Enovia 3D Live and CATIA PLM Express for SMBs from Dassault/IBM, MCAD Online, January 15, 2007

2006

DELMIA Users Around the World Speak to Benefits of Dassault Systemes' PLM Tools - Dassault reports on recent user conferences, Yahoo Finanace, December 20, 2006

A380's Troubles Roiling Airbus - 2D design clashes with 3D, workers idle, Airbus A380 is two years behind schedule, David Greising, Chicago Tribune, December 17, 2006

Interview with Dassault CEO Bernard Charles - Dassault CEO talks about digital manufacturing, collaboration, relations with IBM, PLM for SMBs, more, Verdi Ogewell, PLM TV, December 2006

What Grounded the Airbus A380? - inability of Airbus to manage and interoperate between two versions of CATIA led to the project delay, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst, December 6, 2006

Dassault Revenue Climbs 29% - Dassault Systemes earned total revenues of $350.9 million in third quarter, Randall S. Newton, CADdigest.com, November 2, 2006

New Adobe Tool Offers Web-Based File Control - Web-based service to provide security for PDF, Word and Excel files, plus LiveCycle Policy Server to provide security features to CATIA V5 documents, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, November 15, 2006

Foolish Forecast: Dassault? Das' Right - Dassault claims 29% increase in revenues but trends show a decline in gross margins, Rich Smith, The Motley Fool, October 24, 2006

CATIA - Airbus faces delay in A380 rollout as design discrepancies occurred due to use of different CATIA versions at different Airbus plants, Aviation and Travel Industry News, October 10, 2006

Solutions for Life - Dassault offers Virtools4 as a powerful communication tool to develop 3D interactively, other vendors also have similar offerings, The Engineer Online, September 5, 2006

Dassault Systemes' Annual Analyst & Media Event - Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, talked about DS/IBM partnership, current PLM solutions, software strategy for 2006, more, Dick Slansky, ARC Advisory Group, July 5, 2006

CATIA For All? Part 1 - Dassault is approaching SMB/SMEs through resellers to sell CATIA and other related products, Martyn Day, MCAD Online, May 9, 2006

Dassault and SolidWorks Not Talking - Dassault's acquisition of SolidWorks does not seem to have improved communication between products, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, May 11, 2006

Not Talking - Dassault has given SolidWorks autonomy but faces a conundrum, Evan Yares in The CAD Industry, May 11, 2006

Rapid Flow Modeling with FLUENT for CATIA V5 - Part 1 - introduction to the use of CFD fully imbedded in CATIA, COE NewsNet, April 2006

Dissecting Dassault's Bid for MatrixOne, Part 1 - reactions from industry and analysts about MatrixOne acquired by Dassault, Kenneth Wong, Cadalyst Manufacturing, March 9, 2006

Dassault Finds the One...MatrixOne That is... - Dassault's acquisition of MatrixOne will give it the modernized PLM technology bringing it more PLM business, The Ponderings of Woodrow, March 2, 2006

Dassault Systemes to Acquire MatrixOne PLM - Dassault president and CEO Bernard Charles discusses acquisition and his company's desire to increase market share, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, March 3, 2006

CAD Giants Make it Big in 2005, Part 2 - Dassault Systemes earned about US$1.12 billion in 2005 and sees growth in PLM field in future, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst Management, February 23, 2006

This Simulator is for Real: 'Every Physical Product Should be Made with Our Software' - Bernard Charles of Dassault Systemes emphasizes on using virtual 3D software to verify the prototypes digitally, Stella Shamoon, The Independent Online, February 19, 2006

2005

CATIA V5 Knowledgeware Tools Part 1: Overview - Dassault approaches engineering knowledge technology for product design, Danny Bouchard of Dassault Systemes, COE NewsNet, October/November 2005

AMD Win: 64-bit CATIA - Dassault lists benefits of running 64-bit processors using V5R16 software, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, November 16, 2005

Introduction to the CATIA V5 Knowledge Template - trade know how and processes are captured with knowledge templates, Franck Montigon, COE NewsNet, August 2005

New Directions for CAD - Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering (CATE) is an emerging knowledge technology issue that gives direction to field of bio-CAD, John M. Switlik, COE News Net, July 2005

Dassault Systemes and i2 Form Strategic Partnership For Tying PLM And Supply Chain Management Together - Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Weekly, May 16, 2005

The High-End MCAD and cPDm Market Segments of the PLM Industry - report on enterprise MCAD and collaborative product definition management (cPDm) for the discrete manufacturing industries, CIMata, May 2005 (28 page pdf, may require free registration)

Rapid Injection Molding Brings New Possibilities - conventional rapid prototyping is slowly being replaced by the more time and cost-effective rapid injection molding for prototype development, Brad Cleveland, CATIA Community, May 2, 2005 (requires free registration)

Up, Up, Up - CAD vendors like PTC, Dassault, Intergraph report increasing revenues, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, April 27, 2005  (more CAD industry features)

Dassault Systems and ICEM Establish Partnership For Developing Class-A Surfacing Software - a PLM solution which will tightly connect the two departments of styling and engineering in a single thread, Jeffrey Rowe, MCAD Cafe, March 28, 2005

COE Keynotes Part 2: IBM, Boeing, and Dassault - highlights from CATIA users conference, Alexandra Pratt, CATIA Community, March 23, 2005 (may require free registration)

COE PLM Conference and TechniFair 2005 Kicks Off with Attendee Session - this year you can load the conference on your laptop and with the help of an embedded utility, create your own schedule, Dan Raker, CATIA Community, March 22, 2005 (may require free registration)

Developers Easing Move to 3D Design - companies like PTC, UGS, Alibre, Dassault Systems and SolidWorks attempts to convert 2D CAD users include features that mimic 2D software functions, Paul Teague, Design News, April 18, 2005

COE Offers Unique Classes in Dassault Technologies - new tools do not ensure increased efficiency, a dedicated training program does, Bill Abramson, , CATIA COMMUNITY, February 28, 2005 (requires free registration)

The CATIA Star VAR Interview - CATIA reseller discusses what a new purchaser of CATIA should expect of a reseller and what it takes to be an outstanding VAR, Lynda Rutledge, CATIA Solutions, February 8, 2005 (requires free registration)

Apple Needs to Monitor CATIA Development in Architecture - CATIA does not run on Mac OS X, despite the fact that OS X is the most popular UNIX platform in the world and CATIA V5 does run on many other minority Unix operating systems, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, January 21, 2005

2004

Krasnoyarsk Delegation at ECF 2004 - a report from the recent European CATIA Forum held in Paris, Maxim Likhachev, isicad, December 8, 2004

SUU's Cozzens Translates Text for Tokyo School - a CATIA manual has been translated into Japanese for students at the University of Tokyo, Jennifer Weaver, The Spectrum, December 2, 2004

The 2004 CATIA Version 5 Annual Workstation Benchmark - a look at how well three workstations - the Dell 650 Precision Workstation, the Dell Precision M60 Mobile Workstation and the IBM IntelliStation M Pro 6230-36U - perform with CATIA Version 5, Phil Harrison, CATIA Community, July 2, 2004 (requires free registration)

CAD, PLM Helps Small Companies Communicate Big Dreams - using CATIA and SmarTeam, a French regatta champ and his small design crew face the same challenges as engineers working for the shipbuilding industry - trying to keep a boat afloat, Michelle Lang, Design News, July 6, 2004

Where Have All the UNIX Machines Gone?: A CatBench 2004 Preview - explores the pros and cons of running CATIA V5 on UNIX and WinTel systems, Phil Harrison, CATIA Community, June 29, 2004 (requires free registration)

Recipe for Flexible Design Collaboration at Black & Decker - with manufacturing operations in 10 countries and design operations in four, Black & Decker chose ImpactXoft's IX tools, combined with CATIA V5, to enhance communication and collaboration in its global operations, Louise Elliott, COE NewsNet, March 2004

Architect Frank Gehry Finds CAD a Boon to Art and Business - a world-renowned architect who confesses he doesn't know how to switch on a computer finds inspiration and economy in CATIA, Martyn Day, February 23, 2004

Gehry, Dassault and IBM Too - Martyn Day talks with Gehry Technologies, founded by world renowned architect Frank Gehry, which is now a Dassault Systemes' CATIA reseller and also on a mission to improve the way CAD tools are developed and used by the building industry, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, September/October 2003

COE Fall 2003 Conference & TechniFair Wrap-Up - recent annual user conference in Seattle drew almost 1,300 attendees, COE.org, October 22, 2003

Sound Architecture - When Frank Gehry, considered by many as the world's most famous architect, designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall, his software tools included CATIA, a program more at home with the aerospace and automotive industry, Ann Jarmusch, SignOnSanDiego.com, October 21, 2003

CATIA V5 Ramps Up Third-party Applications -with the 12th release of CATIA version five has come an explosion of third-party applications as Dassault Systèmes has added 55 new programs to the CATIA Application Architecture for V5 roster, CADCAMNet.com, September 29, 2003

CATIA V5 - Legacy, Beyond the Green Field! - examines the current state as it applies to using older or newer systems in the sense of the Legacy versus the Green Field, John M. Switlik, COE NewsNet, August 2003

CATIA V4-V5 Transition - what problems lie in wait for users shifting from CATIA V4 to V5?, Andrew Early,  CADserver, August 7, 2003

CATIA V4 and V5 - What Does the Difference Mean? - John M. Switlik, COE NewsNet, July 2003

5th Annual CATIA Solutions Salary Survey - despite a slow economy salaries are holding, Andrea Braverman, CATIA Solutions, Summer 2003

Want to Use Native Pro/ENGINEER Files in CATIA V5? - discusses available tools - Dassault's MultiCAx products and RAND's iExchange - for sharing 3D data, COE Newsnet, May 2003

Understanding CATIA Packaging - explains Dassault's confusing CATIA package options - how they work and why they can create unexpected costs for buyers, CADCAMNet, May 15, 2003

Migration Frustration - CATIA users explain some of the main reasons why they're resistant to upgrading to CATIA V5, CADCAMNet, April 10, 2003

CATIA V5 Incorporates Functional Modeling - the upcoming version of CATIA will include innovative functional modeling tools developed by CAD startup ImpactXoft, CADCAMNet, April 3, 2003

PLM Market Requires Best-of-Breed and ERP Capabilities - research group publishes findings on which companies have best applications and execution of PLM, recognizing Dassault, EDS and PTC as leaders, M. Halpern, K. Brant, Gartner Group, March 20, 2003

CATbench Update 2002: The Arrival of a New Chipset and Faster Processor - the IBM IntelliStation M Pro 3.06GHz set a CATIA benchmark record, and the Compaq EVO N800w tested so well it's now the champion among laptops, Phil Harrison, CATIA Solutions, Spring 2003

Regional User Groups (RUGs) - all about CATIA user groups - what their purpose is, how they operate and how to start one, Peter Van de Bogert, CATIA Solutions, Spring 2003

The CATIA Certification Program - a Dassault official expounds upon the who, what, where, when and how of the new international CATIA program, Andrea Braverman, CATIA Solutions, Spring 2003

The MCAD/PDM Connection - examines how each of the major high-end and mid-range MCAD applications integrates PDM tools (functions that allow users who don't have the authoring application to preview, open and share documents), Joe Greco, DE Online, February 2003 (may require free registration)

Skirmish by Press Release: Dassault and EDS - a summary of how the announcements of the recent Ford/EDS/Dassault contracts played out in the media, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, February 11, 2003

Ford Fight: EDS, IBM Claim Software Wins at Automaker - dueling announcements claim victory in the wake of Ford's new contracts, Linda Rosencrance, Computerworld, February 6, 2003

Rivalry Between IBM/Dassault and EDS PLM Solutions Puts Ford Motor Company in the Driver's Seat - the automaker emerges as the real winner in the deal since it can now utilize the strengths of each of its partners, Amy A. Rowell, MCAD Weekly Review, February 10, 2003

Ford's New PLM System - IBM and Dassault Systemes's contracts with Ford emphasizes the carmaker's "multi-CAD vision," Demir Barlas, Line56, February 6, 2003

IBM Wins Ford Motor Services Contract - does IBM's new deal with Dassault mark the end of EDS's hold over U.S. automakers?, Lisa Gill, E-Commerce Times, February 6, 2003

EDS Wins PLM Contract from Ford - a commentary on Ford's new contracts with IBM and EDS - both of whom are claiming victory with the new arrangement, W. Bradley Holtz, CADwire.net, February 5, 2003

Details of Ford’s Plans Emerge - an analysis of Ford's new deals with EDS and IBM, CADserver, February 6, 2003

Data Management and the Design of the Joint Strike Fighter - a consortium of some 30 companies are creating a new fleet of war planes, using CATIA for design and EDS's Teamcenter for data management, Louise Elliott, DE Online, December 2002

CATIA V5 Tools Let Designers and Analysts Work as a Team - two new analysis products for CATIA - Generative Part Structural Analysis (GPS and GP1) - will allow analysis to be performed earlier in the design cycle, IBM PLM newsletter, November 2002

Flexible Flyer - Lockheed-Martin engineers used CATIA to create the F-35 fighter, Rick DeMeis, Design News, September 9, 2002

Dynamic Duo - an interview with executives from MSC.Software and Dassault Systemes about their company's deepening partnership, CATIA Solutions, July/August 2002

CAD Speeds Up Dinnerware Designs - the Pfaltzgraff Company uses CATIA to design its dinnerware, Laurel Sheppard and Mike Kohorst, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, September/October 2002 (pdf)

Why Pick CATIA Over SolidWorks? - SolidWorks is less expensive and easier to use, but the advanced engineering software integrated with CATIA provides the tools for designing more complex products, CADCAMNet, August 22, 2002

What is PLM? - IBM, June 21, 2002

Is High-End CAD Too Complex for Creativity? - for many companies completing their transitions from CATIA version 4, the transition is requiring extensive staff training and file translation, Benjamin B. Ames, Design News, Design News, June 17, 2002

Certified and Derived Hardware Configurations - the lowdown on what workstation/OS combinations are certified by Dassault for CATIA use, Phil Harrison, CATIA Solutions Magazine, May/June 2002

Bernard Charles Interview - the head of Dassault talks about the latest product updates, including some new 3D morphing capability, DSweb.com, June 11, 2002

Will Partnership with IBM/Dassault Transform RAND Worldwide? - Ira Breskin, MCAD Cafe, April 25, 2002

2002 CATIA Operators Exchange Opens in Palm Springs - CATIA Digital Digest, April 15, 2002

Revving Up - number 4 carmaker Toyota hopes to leapfrog competitors with digital-modeling software that links production and design, Steve Konicki, Information Week, April 1, 2002

Filtering Out a Part in a Drawing View - tip for CATIA users, Don Crenshaw, CATIA Digital Digest, March 26, 2002

CATIA Salary Survey - average reader makes a salary of $62,189, Andrea Braverman, CATIA Solutions, March/April 2002 (pdf)

Super Cooper - BMW has modernized the fabled Mini with the help of CATIA, Charles Clarke, March 2002

CATIA Operators Salary Survey - year 2001 survey shows average salary of $53,172 and consultants leading the bunch with $122,000, CATIA Solutions, June 2001 (pdf)

COE 2001 Fall Conference and Technifair - the CATIA user conference declares its Fall event a success despite the events in the US on September 11, dsweb.com, Oct 2001

CATbench 2001: CATIA Solutions Magazine's 2001 CATIA Version 5 Workstation Benchmark - Compaq, Dell, HP get top scores in workstation performance, May/June 2001, CATIA Solutions

CATIA Forum 2000 Report - Martyn Day, CADserver, February 26, 2001