Informative Graphics and Accela Partner to Deliver Integrated Electronic Plan Check Solutions to Cities and Counties


Accela Automation® and ProjectDox® Demonstration Scheduled for Accela 2006 User Conference in August

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - July 25, 2006 Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in content visualization, secure publishing and collaboration technology, announced today that the company will work with Accela, Inc. to deliver its ProjectDox communication and collaboration software as an integrated electronic plan check and management solution for construction permitting.

A demonstration of this integrated solution is scheduled for city and county government customers and prospects at the Accela 2006 User Conference in San Diego in August, for which Informative Graphics is a Gold Sponsor.

"Combined with ProjectDox, Accela Automation raises the bar for web-based interaction between citizens and government employees for construction projects, and gives our customers exceptional control and flexibility with managing the permitting process," said Maury Blackman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Accela. "Leveraging our partnership allows us to deliver solutions that offer a broader vision of e-government", he added.

"We're delighted to be partnered with Accela and working to deliver interoperability between our respective products," said Ron Loback, Vice President of Sales at IGC. "Offering a full-featured electronic plan check system addresses a huge pain point for both local government personnel and construction principals. Accela is very proactive and we share the same commitment to best-of-breed solutions", he added.

ProjectDox offers a number of short and long range benefits to city and county governments including:

o The software is purchased, not rented - no online service subscription fees
o ProjectDox is a web-based solution, users need only a browser
o Facilitates electronic plan submission and versioned resubmission
o Parallel/concurrent plan review by multiple departments with immediate notifications
o Support for customized and automated notifications, optimal workflow and processes
o Extends value of digital assets across other departments/agencies such as fire, police, first responders

For more information, visit projectdox.com/citycounty, and http://accela.com/partners/solutions_projectdox.asp

About Accela
Accela is the leading provider of government enterprise software solutions that provide agencies with the ability to automate workflow, track information, and manage data from a centralized database. Accela products allow agencies to reduce workload, increase efficiencies and provide citizens and businesses with easier, more convenient access to government services. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif. For more information, please visit www.accela.com.

About Informative Graphics

Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), founded in 1990, is a leading developer of commercial software products for content visualization, secure publishing and collaboration. IGC products are renowned for their cost-saving value, ease-of-use, features and scalability. With its products deployed by hundreds of corporations, OEM partners, and service providers worldwide, IGC is an international company maintaining offices in the United States, as well as key distribution partners in Europe, Japan, Asia and Latin America. The company maintains a Web site at www.infograph.com.

Contact:

Cici Arabian,
Accela,
Tel: 925-659-3241
Fax: 925-659-3201
Email: carabian@accela.com

Bill Gould,
Informative Graphics Corporation,
Tel: 602-971-6061, ext 144
Fax: 602-971-1714
Email: bgould@infograph.com

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