Andromeda brings fashion and technology even closer as NGC Software announced that their Andromeda Cloud platform will become a valuable branch in the educational curriculum of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM).
The software creates a direct connection between all those involved in the fashion business and design.
NGC is a leading provider of cloud based networks for digital supply chains.
Trading partners, from vendors to logistics providers, factories to retailers are able to involve themselves with one another through Andromeda™ Cloud platform.
FIDM is currently one of the most successful Fashion schools in the US with 70,000 graduates and alumni involved in companies such as Juicy Couture, Karen Kane Inc, Calvin Klein, GUESS, Nike, and more.
Offering 32 disciplines, FIDM offers fields of study including fashion design, costume design, and business administration focused on the fashion field.
NGC has been credited as one of the top “100 Most Trustworthy Companies” by Forbes, and “Top 100 Logistics IT Providers” by Inbound Logistics for the last 8 years.
NGC’s Andromeda Cloud platform is used by various successful fashion apparel companies around the world.
With offices across the U.S as well as China, Canada, India, Mexico and El Salvador giving NGC a large scale footprint in this vertical.
Billabong, Byer California, Jerry Leigh Entertainment, Hybrid Apparel, and Stony Apparel are just some of the West Coast brands that utilize Andromeda and growing when you look at companies across the nation coming on board with Andromeda.
So why does a prominent school of fashion need to incorprate internet software into their courses?
“No other software vendor can match NGC’s combination of technology expertise and industry experience. NGC is uniquely positioned to help our customers thrive in today’s rapidly changing retail environment. We are innovating quickly to meet new challenges such as the demand-driven supply chain, optimized lead times, omnichannel distribution, and a personalized customer experience.“
The rapid incorporation of technology into the fashion business and design is calling for people with the knowledge and skills necessary as the fashion industry goes high tech.
FIDM’s step toward teaching students on how to take advantage of these programs allows for a new generation in fashion and another innovation waiting to be born.