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Agility® v6.2 Upgrade Adds More Innovative Tools for Extracting Maximum Value from Product Information

Agility Multichannel, whose Agility Product Management for Commerce (PIM/MDM of Product) software empowers manufacturers, distributors and retailers around the world to conquer the complexities of commerce, today announced the release of v6.2.

This latest version of Agility provides numerous functionality upgrades and many key performance and support-related enhancements.

A number of new “gadgets” have been added to the already well-equipped and award-winning Agility Modular Interface (AMI) including:

  • the Price gadget which lets end-users view and manage prices for individual or bundled products across multiple price zones and currencies.
  • the Table Editor gadget which makes it simple to create comparison charts, specification tables and sizing charts.
  • the Task List gadget which provides to-do lists that are linked to Agility’s core workflow engine.
  • the Slide-Builder gadget that lets end-users publish up-to-the-minute product content directly as Microsoft PowerPoint® slides that can be emailed, edited, or tailored.

The new Agility Analytics module provides highly extensible and intuitive reporting and analytics capabilities. In concert with its own tightly integrated plug-ins, Agility’s OEM version of Pentaho® lets end-users easily view and manipulate readymade reports combining product information with data from other sources, e.g. sales or customer data.

Notably, the upgrade provides updated version support for Agility’s powerful Adobe Creative Cloud integration, building on an intrinsic partnership and well-established strength. This enables a single platform for mobile, tablet, epub and print marketing applications.

Agility Multichannel CTO, Graham Cook, commented: “Our focus is on providing innovative tools that are simple to use for every stakeholder. We're proud that this release takes that objective several leaps forward, making it even easier for every end-user to optimize, syndicate, analyze and extract every ounce of value from their product information.

About Agility Multichannel:

Agility®, 2013 recipient of a Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award, is a simple-to-use but highly sophisticated Product Information Management (PIM) and Master Data Management (MDM of Product) solution that puts your most valuable data at the stable core of a robust multichannel commerce strategy. Customers include Allied Electronics, Avon Products, Dunelm Group and Office Depot. Headquartered in Chicago, USA, and York, UK, with integration and reseller partners throughout the world. For more information visit www.agilitymultichannel.com

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