QAD Announces the Release of QAD DSCP 2017

Newest version features enriched web portal, functional improvements and the addition of a pre-configured option

QAD Announces the Release of QAD DSCP 2017SANTA BARBARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, today announced the general availability of QAD DSCP (demand and supply chain planning), the latest version of the integrated QAD DSCP suite. It offers many new features which make the application easier to configure and to use, both through the Windows client and through the DSCP Web Portal.

“This latest version features many improvements and extended capabilities that make QAD DSCP more comprehensive and even easier to use”

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“This latest version features many improvements and extended capabilities that make QAD DSCP more comprehensive and even easier to use,” said QAD Vice President of R&D – Manufacturing and Supply Chain Solutions, Luc Janssen. “The new web portal has a rich and responsive layout, enhanced components and can display multiple views while resizing to fit any device. We have also added a number of functional improvements including additional configuration and planning features. Lastly, we have launched a new pre-configured DSCP solution that will get customers up and running quickly in a turnkey environment.”

QAD DSCP is an enterprise-proven, functionally-rich advanced planning solution that helps global manufacturers operate more effectively. Available both as an on premise solution and in the cloud, it provides a complete solution with specific capabilities for Demand Planning, Distribution Planning, Production Planning, Procurement Planning, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and Network and Inventory Optimization. QAD DSCP makes it easy to include relevant information sources for forecasting and planning purposes.

QAD DSCP 2017 Key Enhancements

Enriched DSCP Web Portal

  • The new layout adapts to mobile devices
  • The Web Portal workspaces are now configurable and can display multiple views
  • Integrated dynamic charts and interactive product flow maps
  • Browser views allow user to present directly within DSCP from external websites
  • Home page menus and shortcuts are consistent with the latest version of QAD Enterprise Applications

Functional

  • Real time simulation planning: QAD DSCP 2017 includes additional simulation / “What if” capabilities including the ability to display and compare different statistical methods in real time
  • Powerful Algorithms: QAD DSCP 2017 optimizes various algorithms for demand, distribution and production planning that take into account additional business constraints
  • KPIs and Analytics: QAD DSCP 2017 integrates a set of new indicators and calculations that allow users to easily configure dashboards for different roles and responsibilities
  • New language: QAD DSCP 2017 is now available in simplified Chinese

Pre-configured DSCP Solution

  • QAD launches a new pre-configured solution that includes demand planning best practices and functional ready to use workspaces in a turnkey environment.

About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB), is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the cloud, on-premise or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.

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