November 21, 2005
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@Last Software, makers of SketchUp, announced that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) purchased SketchUp for firm-wide deployment. Under the terms of the agreement, more than 900 SOM professionals worldwide will take advantage of the powerful yet easy-to-use conceptual modeling features of SketchUp both in the office and at home.
Deltek, the enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor for project-based businesses, announced that government and business solutions provider Pearson Government Solutions has deployed Deltek Costpoint(R), as well as Deltek Time and Expense and Enterprise Planner.
IMSI, a provider of house plans online and a developer and publisher of precision design, and consumer and business software solutions, announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2006. For the quarter ended September 30, 2005, IMSI reported a net loss of $2.0 million or ($0.07) per share on net revenues of $4.0 million. The net loss was derived from an operating loss of $881,000, a loss from the sale of discontinued operations of $843,000 and other non operating expenses of $227,000. This compares to a net loss of $275,000 or ($0.01) per share on net revenues of $3.1 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2004.
Autodesk, Inc. announced the Autodesk Utility Design (AUD) solution now integrates directly with SAP R/3(R) Enterprise 4.7. Infrastructure designers from electric, gas, water, and other utilities who use the AUD solution to automate the planning, engineering and design process can now access valuable customer data from SAP systems and eliminate the need to manually re-enter information.
Aide CAD Software Incorporated announces the release of a new version of PDF to DXF Converter, the utility that automatically converts PDF to DXF format for fast and efficient editing in CAD.
AEC Software, a developer of business productivity solutions, announced the shipment of FastTrack Schedule 9, the latest release of the company's flagship project management (PM) software, for both the Windows and Mac environments.
upFront.reSearch announces the first in a series of research and whitepapers on the computer-aided design industry.
"IntelliCAD: The Un-AutoCAD" is an all-new research paper for those wishing to understand the current and future impact of IntelliCAD software and its distributed method of development on the CAD industry.
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