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Digital Supply Chain Transformation Takes Center Stage at Velocity 2019


Leading retailers and fashion brands will share how they are using the NGC Andromeda Cloud Platform to streamline processes and improve decision making

MIAMI—March 19, 2019—New Generation Computing, Inc. (“NGC”), a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management, quality control and vendor compliance, will showcase how its Andromeda Cloud Platform® is driving digital transformation at the Velocity 2019 customer conference, March 25 – 27 in Orlando.

Velocity 2019 includes more than 80 breakout and training sessions from NGC, Logility, Inc., Demand Management, Inc. and Halo, designed to help attendees accelerate their digital supply chain transformations by leveraging best practices and technology innovations. NGC’s kickoff session, “Digital Directions: The Future of Fashion,” will focus on NGC’s strategic vision, product roadmap and the many ways that Andromeda®is helping retailers and fashion brands make faster decisions, align supply and demand, and create a framework for cognitive, autonomous supply chains.

Case study presentations by NGC customers will include:

  • “Protect Your Brand: Vendor Compliance throughout the Supply Chain.” A leading global apparel company will share how it is using NGC’s Andromeda Vendor Compliance and Quality Control to streamline vendor processes, drive continuous improvement in factories, manage environmental compliance and improve quality control processes.  
  • “The Andromeda PLM Experience.” In this panel discussion, a leading men’s specialty retailer and a fashion brand will discuss how they are using NGC’s Andromeda PLM® solution to become more efficient, collaborate more closely with their vendors, and share product data throughout the entire supply chain.
  • “Failure is Not an Option: Managing Product Testing More Effectively.” The world’s largest men’s accessories company will share how it is using NGC Andromeda to automate its product testing capabilities and maintain high standards across more than 50 brands.
  • “Trust, but Verify: Improving Product Quality.” Three leading fashion companies will discuss their challenges in managing product quality and how they are using NGC’s Andromeda Quality Control to streamline quality management processes and improve product quality.

Other NGC sessions will focus on enabling faster, better decisions with supply chain analytics, using Andromeda’s material commitment management for lead time reduction, and creating a foundation for digital supply chains using Andromeda. NGC will also hold one-on-one meetings with customers, providing access to NGC consultants, solution experts and executives.

Prior to the conference kickoff, NGC will hold its annual Advisory Board meeting to discuss the latest advancements in the Andromeda Cloud Platform, current initiatives that are underway, and the three-year product development roadmap.

About NGC

NGC powers the digital supply chain for retailers and brands with the Andromeda Cloud Platform, including solutions for PLM, supply chain management, global quality control and vendor compliance.

NGC customers include Brooks Brothers, Carter’s, Destination XL, Fanatics, Foot Locker, Jockey International, Spanx, Sport Obermeyer, VF Corporation and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.

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