DS Collaborate streamlines, accelerates business planning

Latest Addition to DS One Helps Simplify Collaboration Between Buyers and Sellers, Making Demand-Driven Supply Networks a Reality

SUTTON, U.K., Jan. 7, 2005 -- In response to industry's need to create reliable and scalable demand-driven supply networks, Demand Management, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Logility, Inc., today announced the availability of Demand Solutions Collaborate for seamless integration of supply chain information. The Web-based addition to the company's DS One line of forecasting and demand planning applications facilitates accurate promotion planning and enables Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR(R)).

"The capabilities of DS Collaborate make DS One a best-of-breed choice for forecasting and demand planning," said Demand Management President Mike Campbell. "A company seeking to contain the cost of technology initiatives while increasing the effectiveness of its supply chain will find that DS Collaborate delivers tremendous business value."

DS Collaborate helps participants in an extended enterprise to analyze, interpret, plan and manage value chain events for maximum customer and supplier visibility. Using DS Collaborate in conjunction with other elements of DS One, companies can manage shorter decision cycles efficiently by communicating effectively with all of their trading partners.

"DS Collaborate expands the tangible benefits of our True Collaboration(TM) framework, making it easy to synchronize planning and leverage complex multiple promotions to differentiate products in highly competitive markets," Campbell said.

Using a secure Internet connection, DS Collaborate provides extensive communications capabilities across planning, manufacturing, sales and distribution. The solution enables users to view and adjust collaborative information in the context of their role and share a synchronized event calendar, providing unprecedented visibility into each trading partner's business.

DS Collaborate removes barriers to entry for smaller trading partners who now only need a Web browser to communicate. Monitoring of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) information is streamlined and automated, allowing companies to make profitable decisions based on time-sensitive information in collaboration with their trading partners.

About Demand Management, Inc.

Since 1985 Demand Management, Inc., has provided reliable and powerful software for maximizing profits in manufacturing, distribution and retail operations. More global supply chains depend on DMI's Demand Solutions than any other system for forecasting, demand planning and point-of-sale analysis. For more information on Demand Management, visit DMI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Logility, which is a majority owned subsidiary of American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA).

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, changes in general economic conditions; technology and the market for the Company's products and services including economic conditions within the e-commerce markets; the timely availability and market acceptance of these products and services; the effect of competitive products and pricing; the uncertainty of the viability and effectiveness of strategic alliances; and the irregular pattern of the Company's revenues. For further information about risks the Company could experience as well as other information, please refer to the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2004 and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information about risks the Company could face as well as other information, contact Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, Logility, Inc., 470 East Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305, (404) 261-9777. FAX: (404) 264-5206 Internet: or e-mail

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