SOURCE: ecVision, Inc.

February 21, 2007 09:11 ET

ecVision Plans Enhancements to Enrich the XpressCommerce User Experience

Current Release Focuses on Administrative Features

ISELIN, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- ecVision®, a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Execution™ solutions for consumer brand retailers, today announced the availability of XpressCommerce® version 8.4 and its plans for version 8.5. XpressCommerce is a comprehensive PLE™ solution that delivers the key functions of product lifecycle management (PLM) and supply chain execution (SCE) systems in a single system. The result is a progressive product that transforms a global supply network through exceptional collaboration and visibility.

ecVision has been building and delivering solutions to leading retail organizations since 1998 and the product's feature set has grown with market demands to become a leading solution in the apparel and footwear space. "The enhancements to XpressCommerce that are programmed for release this year reinforce our commitment to develop a product that enables retail organizations to optimize their product lifecycle management and supply chain execution capabilities," said Cheryl Layne, Vice President of Products and Solutions for ecVision. "With its internationalization features, operating system support, robust reporting capabilities and dashboards that provide user-defined views into the lifecycle, organizations with a globally dispersed network of users and trading partners will operate with greater efficiency."

The enhancements that are included in today's release focus on upgrades to the administrative functionality of the system. Highlights of the enhancements in XpressCommerce 8.4 include: a high-powered report engine for report creation, scheduling, automated execution and distribution; internationalization (i18n) support; and capabilities to perform batch updates on templates, schedules, and fields.

In the next release, ecVision will be improving the user experience with enhancements that offer greater ease of use, personalization of the system interface, and graphical dashboards/scoreboards. The dashboards will be a key tool providing management visibility into critical metrics while supporting cross-functional team execution. These dashboards will be generated from user-developed reports, presenting complex information in an easy to read, quickly digested style for users at all levels.

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About ecVision:

ecVision, a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Execution™ (PLE™) solutions for consumer goods retailers, provides PLM/SCE tasks in a single solution that transforms global supply networks through improved collaboration and visibility. Industry-leading companies use ecVision's award-winning software to reduce cycle times, optimize sourcing processes, and successfully manage the concept-to-delivery workflow.

Headquartered in New Jersey, ecVision has offices in Hong Kong and China, in addition to a partner network in 15 countries providing local support. Since 1998, ecVision has connected over 3,500 retailers and trading partners around the world including, JCPenney, Limited Brands, Abercrombie & Fitch, BonTon, Leeds and Timberland.

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