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The Proven Method, Inc. Launches 'Distributed IT Delivery'
Jul 19, 2010 (01:07 PM EDT)


New Development Model Leverages U.S. Facing Expertise with the Scalability and Value of Offshore Delivery

ATLANTA, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Proven Method, a leading IT services company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, is pleased to announce the addition of a new professional services offering, Distributed IT Delivery.  Customers are now able to leverage the IT project delivery power of U.S. facing industry specific consultants coupled with the scalability and value of offshore delivery.  This proven model has been successfully executed by a large Fortune 150 customer and small businesses for more than 4 years.  The best practices of The Proven Method coupled with U.S. facing consultants overcome typical offshore delivery challenges including communication, time zone differences and governance.

The Proven Method offers the value and speed of a distributed IT delivery team by assembling project teams of local, senior consultants with business specific knowledge and project management skills in combination with offshore IT delivery resources.  The Proven Method organizes the right mix of onshore / offshore / client resourcing to deliver project solutions at the best value and with lower project risk.  

Jack Nale, CEO of The Proven Method said, "This model is structured to present our clients with an opportunity to significantly reduce their development costs and yet maintain the management and controls to bring in projects on-time and with high quality deliverables."

More information regarding this model can be found on our website www.provenmethod.com.

About The Proven Method

The Proven Method is a leading information technology (IT) services firm that delivers solutions based on your unique needs. Founded in 1995, we think strategically about your business, and collaborate to quickly implement flexible and effective solutions that are backed by more than 25 years of IT business success. The Proven Method's software solutions are vendor independent to ensure the most objective advice for your technology investments. Companies such as Orion HealthCorp, Inc., IBM, The Home Depot, and Kubota Manufacturing of North America rely on The Proven Method to deliver the IT services, including IT staffing, infrastructure services and business intelligence solutions. . The Proven Method is headquartered in Atlanta and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (Nasdaq: AMSWA). For more information, please visit www.provenmethod.com or call (404) 238-8480.

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 Proven Method's (the Company) products and services, including economic conditions within the e-commerce markets; the timely availability and market acceptance of these products and services; the Company's ability to satisfy in a timely manner all SEC required filings and the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the rules and regulations adopted under that Section; the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines and companies; 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 and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2010 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.

SOURCE The Proven Method