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Logility Sponsored Research Reveals Demand Segmentation Drives Significant Forecast Accuracy and Customer Service Improvements

Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain
optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, today announced the
availability of the report, Demand
Segmentation Users are Better Equipped to Manage their Channel Challenges.
The report, authored by Bryan Ball, vice president and group director,
Aberdeen, and sponsored by Logility, examines the adoption of demand
segmentation and its benefits in tackling demand volatility and channel
shifts.

The ability to research, compare and purchase products across multiple
channels at any time creates additional complexity that can challenge a
supply chain organizations’ ability to generate an accurate forecast.
Aberdeen conducted research to identify the strategies Best-in-Class
companies employ to turn these challenges into opportunities for
differentiation and growth. The research found demand segmentation is a
key capability that sets leading supply chains apart. Highlights include:

“Creating a demand-driven supply chain starts with understanding who
your customer is and developing the strategy to profitably serve them at
the time, place and price they are ready to buy,” said Karin Bursa,
executive vice president, Logility. “This research from Aberdeen
highlights the importance of demand segmentation to identify and
profitably satisfy specific market, channel and customer needs. The
advanced analytics and optimization capabilities in Logility Voyager
Solutions™ help companies develop robust segmentation strategies to
prioritize supply chain operations to cost-effectively satisfy service
level goals increase margin contribution.”

To download your complimentary copy of the report, visit: www.logility.com/demand-segmentation.

About Logility

With more than 1,300 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider
of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning
solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies
realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager
Solutions is a complete supply chain management and retail optimization
solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and
provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment
planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); Integrated Business
Planning (IBP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing
planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning and allocation; and
transportation planning and management. 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), named one of the
100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more
information about Logility, call 800-762-5207 USA or visit http://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.

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