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    Texprocess: the Largest Portfolio of Technologies in its History

    In today’s guest post, the organisers behind the renowned Texprocess event give us a sneak peak into what we can expect this year. Michael Jänecke, Director Brand Management Technical Textiles and Textile Processing, Messe Frankfurt shares how, this year, Texprocess will focus on the trend themes of automation, individualisation and sustainability.

    WTiN Report: Inaugural Textile 4.0 Conference provides digital vision

    WhichPLM’s own Mark Harrop has recently returned from his role as keynote speaker at WTiN’s first Textile 4.0 conference. Here, Tansy Fall, Editor of Industry Digitalisation for the World Textile Information Network, reviews the conference, which took place in Amsterdam from 25-26 October 2017. The programme explored the potential impact of Industry 4.0 and IoT […]

    The Future of Supply Chain Transparency: PLM meets the IoT and Blockchain

    In his latest digital exploration, WhichPLM’s own Mark Harrop shares his thoughts on blockchain, the IoT, PLM, and the consumer as each relates to the modern supply chain. Since PLM entered the retail, footwear and apparel (RFA) industry around the turn of the millennium, I have to admit that I’m disappointed at the lack of […]

    PLM Mobility: Reshaping the Foundation of A Modern Fashion Business

    In their latest exclusive for WhichPLM, Visual Next discusses the changing face of fashion, and how PLM mobility is becoming a must for entire supply chains. This piece addresses common concerns around mobile PLM, and integrated future of PLM and other systems. Visual Next is a Montreal-based software development company specializing in Apparel specific Enterprise […]

    Blockchain: the Next Disruptive Wave after the Internet?

    In the second instalment of a two-part exclusive, our CEO builds on his exploration of blockchain for the RFA industry. Mark Harrop continues here by exploring some potential advantages of using blockchain in the fashion supply chain.

    Is the Blockchain Revolution Coming to the Fashion Sector?

    In the first instalment of a two-part exclusive, our CEO delves into the world of bitcoin and blockchain. Mark Harrop gives a brief history of the ‘global phenomenon’ here, and in part two will look at what this could mean for the RFA sector. 

    Riding the Next Wave of Fashionology Disruptions

    In his latest exclusive for WhichPLM, our Founder, Mark Harrop, shares his thoughts on the latest technology to hit the Fashion industry. 

    PTC’s LiveWorx 2017: the WhichPLM Report

    Our CEO has recently returned from taking part in the multi-day LiveWorx event, from PTC. This year’s conference took place in Boston, MA, hosting over five thousand attendees, with thousands more live streaming online. This is Mark Harrop’s exclusive coverage on 4 days of digital transformation!

    Translating the Conversation of Print

    Today, Debbie McKeegan, resident digital printing expert, shares her most recent, exclusive piece with us. She explores common misconceptions around digital printing, the language breakdown between designers and printers, and how to best communicate with clients.

    Biomaterials Shaping Technology

    In his latest piece for WhichPLM, Yotam Solomon (resident WhichPLM Expert) discusses the development of cradle-to-cradle biomaterials, and the correlation between this and technological advancements. “It is our duty to invest in sustainable technology development”.

    PTC Buyer’s Guide: Three Key Steps to Guide Your Retail Transformation

    In this guest piece, PTC offers their guidance for retail transformation, using research from a number of industry analysts. This piece delves into a number of areas, including digitization, 3D, PLM, VR, AR and AI. PTC provides technology solutions that transform how products are created and serviced.