Logility Positioned a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Demand Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment

ATLANTA – October 15, 2019 – Logility, Inc., accelerating digital transformation to automate supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning, has been named a Leader by International Data Corporation (IDC) in the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Demand Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc # US45493217, September 2019). Published by Simon Ellis, global vice president for IDC Manufacturing Insights’ Supply Chain Strategies Practice, this IDC MarketScape is based on a comprehensive framework and set of parameters expected to be most conducive to both short and long term demand planning success. Within the worldwide market, the IDC MarketScape methodology placed Logility in the Leaders Category. 

Today’s supply chains must shift their thinking from “What can I make, move and deliver” to “What does my customer want, when and where.” To support this transition, companies have embarked on a digital transformation journey fueled by people, process, technology and data. Logility has been at the forefront of the digital transformation delivering innovations around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to accelerate, automate and augment supply chain operations. For example, Logility recently launched Logility Voyager Pulse Wise™, an autonomous engine that continuously senses, analyzes and updates demand planning parameters in real-time to help ensure the supply chain operates at peak performance. This innovative application of artificial intelligence has shown to improve forecast accuracy more than 20 percent. 

“The evolution of the digital supply chain is an exciting opportunity for leading companies to transform their operations to become more agile, proactive and responsive to dynamic market conditions,” said Karin Bursa, executive vice president, Logility. “Our position as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape recognizes our continued commitment to delivering the innovative solutions leading companies need to accelerate decision-making, delight customers and help drive more profitable growth.” 

About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors. 

About Logility 

Accelerating the digital supply chain from product concept to customer availability, Logility helps companies seize new opportunities, sense and respond to changing market dynamics and more profitably manage their complex global businesses. Logility Voyager Solutions™ leverage an innovative blend of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics to automate planning, accelerate cycle times, increase precision, improve operating performance, break down business silos and deliver greater visibility. Logility’s SaaS-based platform transforms sales and operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP) processes; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; global sourcing; quality and compliance management; product life cycle management; supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning, assortment and allocation. Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Husqvarna Group, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). To learn how Logility can help you make smarter decisions faster, visit www.logility.com. 

Forward-Looking Statements 

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by statements made herein. These factors include, but are not limited to, continuing U.S. and global economic uncertainty, the timing and degree of business recovery, unpredictability and the irregular pattern of future revenues, dependence on particular market segments or customers, competitive pressures, delays, product liability and warranty claims and other risks associated with new product development, undetected software errors, market acceptance of Logility’s products, technological complexity, the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines, companies and services, as well as a number of other risk factors that could affect the Company’s future performance. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc.’s current Form 10-K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  For more information, contact:  Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American Software, Inc., (404) 264-5477 or fax: (404) 237-8868. 

Logility® is a registered trademark and Logility Voyager Solutions™ is a trademark of Logility, Inc. Other products mentioned in this document are registered, trademarked or service marked by their respective owners. 

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