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    Analytics, AI & ML: Accelerating PLM Across Fashion’s Value Chain

    In his first piece for 2021, Founder & CEO of WhichPLM Mark Harrop, shares the benefits of using Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning within PLM. He believes that if PLM vendors accelerate and expand their use of AI it will become, without a doubt, a critical element of any fashion company’s 2021 strategy.

    With its Complex Supply Chain, Fashion Needs a Seismic Reset

    In her first piece for WhichPLM this year, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan explores the future of our industry. She believes we need to rebuild the value chain and renegotiate the contractual partnerships of the past in order to move forward.

    Rapid Recovery: How Any Business Can Build A Bridge From PLM To Production

    For both near-term survival and post-pandemic recovery, data-driven visibility from design through to production will be essential. Here, Gary Thompson, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Alliances for Coats Digital explains how they plan to put that power in the hands of even small brands and manufacturers.

    PLM & Fashion’s Future Demand Model

    Following on from his article on virtual PLM implementations, Prasham Kamdar, Managing Partner of Ptex Solutions, discusses the future of fashion’s traditional supply-chain model and how PLM solutions can (and will) adapt.

    Solving the Problem of Compatibility in Fashion

    In today’s guest post, Embodee examines the current role of digitization in the footwear and apparel industry – paying close attention to 3D technology. The company’s writer and editor, Michael Bales, explores the integral role of interoperability going forward.

    Multi-Tenant PLM Platform​s: a Breakdown

    Following on from his recent exclusive, WhichPLM’s own Mark Harrop discusses the rise of multi-tenant PLM and how the solution(s) differ from single-tenant PLM offerings. He takes an objective look, and shares the challenges with implementing both options.

    Teaching PLM to Become Intelligent

    Here, WhichPLM’s Founder & CEO, Mark Harrop, explores the changing world of Artificial Intelligence as it relates to PLM – and, more specifically, how PLM can harness AI going forward.

    5 Ways Centric Quick Start Collaboration Packages Enable the New Normal

    In this advertorial, PLM provider Centric Software discusses their three Quick Start Collaboration Packages, and shares the benefits they can bring to the digital world we are all now living in.

    What Retailers and Software Vendors are not yet doing when it comes to PLM & Sustainability

    In her first piece for WhichPLM, Annabel Lindsay, Programme Coordinator for Mindless Mag, writes about the increasing use of technology given the current global climate, and the need for all sides of our industry to work together, to truly transcend into a sustainable era.

    How will Coronavirus Affect the Watch and Other Luxury Markets?

    Source: Watches & Wonders Here, Dakota Murphey follows up her COVID-19 & small retailers piece, with a post focused on the luxury market when it comes to the pandemic. Dakota has more than a decade of experience in business growth, working independently as a business consultant for a number of years.

    Download our PLM Buyer’s Guide 2020

    WhichPLM is delighted to announce that the latest instalment of the industry’s only independent PLM Buyer’s Guide is now available to download – exclusively as a free PDF!