Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. Named
Software Developer of the Year
by the Software Council of Southern California

Dr. Azad Madni and Team Honored for Second Time in Awards' Ten-Year History

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. FEB. 16, 2004 For the second time in four years, Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. (ISTI) ( received the prestigious 2004 Software Developer of the Year Award at the 10th Annual Software Industry Awards. Presented by the Software Council of Southern California (, the awards ceremony was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on February 5th.

This award honors a software company that has shown the most impressive innovations and development best practices in Southern California, a region of more than 8,000 software companies. Specifically, ISTI's MainTrain EnterTrainment™ Suite for e-learning and performance support was recognized as the most innovative software product for calendar year 2003.

According to Lee Shaeffer, Executive Director of the Software Council, "The Software Council is delighted to honor Dr. Azad Madni and Intelligent Systems Technology as the only two-time Developer of the Year award winner for outstanding software innovations and seminal contributions to software development best practices."

ISTI CEO, Dr. Azad Madni, credits the Company's continued success to customer-centric development practices and innovations resulting from R&D sponsored by DARPA and other DoD agencies. "ISTI's vision is to put just enough, just-in-time knowledge at the fingertips of learners, operators and maintainers to assure consistently superior performance and mission effectiveness," said Dr. Azad Madni. "This recognition by the Software Council of Southern California is a stellar achievement for our management and development teams."

About The Software Council of Southern California (SCSC)

The Software Council of Southern California is a non-profit trade association dedicated to helping executives at the region's software, software services and IT organizations successfully reach the next stage in their companies' growth. By providing a peer-to-peer forum for the exchange of information, the building of essential alliances, and access to resources and funding, the Software Council of Southern California addresses the unique needs of the software community. It also serves as a repository of information and a clearinghouse on software industry issues and policies for media and others outside the software community. For more information visit