An Interview with David Opsahl, CEO of Actify (Spinfire)

by Franco Folini June 17, 2007 6 min read

David Opsahl is the CEO of Actify, the company that makes the SpinFire products for CAD data visualization. The CAD data visualization market is going through some very important changes with acquisitions (Cimmetry and Agile) and new products (Acrobat 3D) available to end users. Actify has been in this market for several years and has […]
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Can Oracle Shake the CAD Visualization Market?

by Franco Folini May 17, 2007 2 min read

Two days ago, on May 15, Oracle (ORCL) announced the acquisition of Agile (AGIL), a company known mostly for its PLM products, for $495 million. I don’t want to discuss the impact of Oracle in the PLM market here. If you’re interested you can find more detail at PC World, LinuxWorld, eWeek, Roy Wildeman, Ralph […]
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An Interview with Antonio Pellizzaro of Actify (SpinFire)

by Franco Folini March 08, 2007 5 min read

Antonio Pellizzaro is the Lead Developer of Actify, the software manufacturer of the SpinFire product line, a group of applications for CAD data visualization and sharing. Actify and Novedge are both located in San Francisco, a few blocks away. I invited Antonio to participate in the following interview: Can you tell us a bit about […]
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