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    PTC’s LiveWorx 2016: the WhichPLM Report (Part two)

    PTC’s LiveWorx 2016: the WhichPLM Report (Part two)

    June 27, 2016

    This marks the second instalment of our LiveWorx 2016 coverage. Our CEO attended the multi-day LiveWorx event hosted by PTC in Boston, MA. This second instalment continues straight on from the first, and focuses on the remaining keynote sessions, FlexPLM V11, ThingWorx, and the retail sessions.

    PTC’s LiveWorx 2016: the WhichPLM Report (Part one)

    PTC’s LiveWorx 2016: the WhichPLM Report (Part one)

    June 22, 2016

    Our CEO has recently returned from the multi-day LiveWorx event; hosted by PTC, LiveWorx centred on all things IoT. This year the event took place in Boston, MA, and with thousands of participants and a jam-packed schedule, our coverage is coming to you in two parts. This is Mark Harrop’s exclusive coverage, part one.

    The Camel’s Back is Broken; Visual Content in a Multi-Channel Era

    The Camel’s Back is Broken; Visual Content in a Multi-Channel Era

    June 20, 2016

    Eric Fulmer, VP Operations & Strategic Growth at Capture Integration, shares his first exclusive article with WhichPLM. Capture Integration specialises in high-end digital photographic consultation, sales, training and support.

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    Has e-commerce turned the concept of category management upside down?

    Has e-commerce turned the concept of category management upside down?

    June 15, 2016

    In another exclusive article for WhichPLM, ITC Infotech discusses the effect that e-commerce has had on category management by comparing various factors in a retail setting with e-commerce.

    The 1-2-3 of PLM

    The 1-2-3 of PLM

    June 13, 2016

    In a WhichPLM exclusive article, originally running in our Annual Review 2014,  PLM integration and implementation consultant Brion Carroll II introduces retailers, brands and manufacturers to the tentative preparatory steps that follow their selection of a PLM solution. With multiple implementations to his name, Brion draws upon his experience to set out what he calls the “1-2-3” of PLM.

    What’s Old is New Again

    What’s Old is New Again

    June 10, 2016

    Today, E-Spec shares another exclusive article with WhichPLM. In this instalment President, Dan Hudson, explores the transition of PDM to PLM and the change in working this brought; he questions whether cloud is the answer, and offers ideas on how businesses can BYOPLM (Build Your Own PLM). 

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    Working with PLM; a student’s journey

    Working with PLM; a student’s journey

    June 7, 2016

    Jonathan Cameron is a student at Huddersfield University here in the UK, currently in his second year on the Fashion Buying & Textile Management course. WhichPLM has reported on some of our previous visits to UoH over the last few years.

    Pre-order the WhichPLM Report: 6th Edition (The IoT issue)

    Pre-order the WhichPLM Report: 6th Edition (The IoT issue)

    June 2, 2016

    WhichPLM is now taking pre-orders for our ’6th Edition’ Report! Available in print, this year’s publication contains features on PLM and the Internet of Things (including an exclusive interview with IoT inventor, Kevin Ashton), detailed profiles of key players in the PLM and IoT sectors, the results of our extensive PLM user survey, extensive market intelligence and more. Pre-order your copy today!

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    • NRF: Retail’s Big Show 2016, the WhichPLM Report
      NRF: Retail’s Big Show 2016, the WhichPLM Report
      Earlier this month, Kilara Le attended NRF 2016. Packing as much as possible into her two days at the show this year, Kilara gives her exclusive WhichPLM report here, which discussed the breadth of technologies on show this time around.
    • ideation 2015 – the WhichPLM report
      ideation 2015 – the WhichPLM report
      Gerber Technology hosted their annual conference, ideation, for the seventeenth time this year. Top contributor and WhichPLM Reporter, Ben Hanson, shares his thoughts on the conference for us here.   Just before Halloween, more than 400 international delegates descended on the Las Vegas strip for a different kind of celebration – one without pumpkins or poker chips.  Now in its seventeenth year, Gerber Technology’s ideation conference and its backdrop of the towers and travertine of Caesar’s Palace was their destination.
    The Immediacy Debate

    The Immediacy Debate

    May 31, 2016

    In this guest article, Centric Software explores the implications surrounding “see now, buy now” fashion, and what many brands now refer to as the “broken” fashion calendar. Centric explores the immediacy debate that has divided retailers, brands and manufacturers

    Strategies’ Innovation Summit: the WhichPLM Report

    Strategies’ Innovation Summit: the WhichPLM Report

    May 26, 2016

    Mark Harrop, WhichPLM’s Founder & CEO, has recently returned from Paris after attending Strategies’ Innovation Summit 2016. Stratégies is a global leader in the development of 2D and 3D CAD/PDM/PLM and Virtual Reality software solutions for the footwear, leather goods,  furniture manufacturing and accessories industries. 

    Texprocess 2016: Tex +Tech = An Industry at a Crossroads

    Texprocess 2016: Tex +Tech = An Industry at a Crossroads

    May 24, 2016

    WhichPLM reporter and top contributor, Kilara Le, attended Texprocess Americas 2016, in May in Atlanta, Georgia. Kilara has a background in design and textiles, and a passion for streamlining product development.

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    AR2014 3D render slanted The WhichPLM Annual Review 2014 is now available to download. Opening with a scene-setting introduction from our CEO, the Annual Review 2014 collects more than twenty brand new editorial pieces from a host of exciting contributors, the results of our most comprehensive end user survey to date, detailed profiles of key vendors, extensive market intelligence and more – all exclusive and never seen before.


    At more than 140 pages covering everything from compliance to the future of PLM around the world, this publication contains something for everyone – from the designer to the CEO.

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    WhichPLM Annual Review 2013 Front Cover In 2013, WhichPLM published our second official 'Annual Review'. This publication followed our extremely successful Annual Review 2012. Not only were the twelve months covered in this report exceptionally busy in terms of core industry events and software developments, they also saw rather significant, tectonic shake-ups to the PLM landscape - from the top down.


    Most importantly, 2012/13 was the year in which the power, where PLM is concerned, transitioned from the marketing departments of vendors around the world into the hands of the customers.

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    The full list of back issues is accessible here.  
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