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Ben Hanson

Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.

Wearable Technology and the Future of the Product Lifecycle

In a WhichPLM exclusive article, originally running in our Annual Review 2014, Ben Hanson considers the intersection of fashion and technology that is rapidly emerging in the form of “wearables” – function led devices that bear all the hallmarks of desirable accessories.

WhichPLM Report: 5th Edition – thank you for your purchase

A Thank You From Our CEO Thank you for your purchase of one or more copies of the WhichPLM Report: 5th Edition.  Shipping is expected to begin in late September, and you can expect delivery of your beautifully printed and bound copy no more than ten working days after the first print run begins to […]

“Make change a success” – WhichPLM reports on Lectra’s PLM-focused event

Following on from our evaluation of Lectra’s Fashion PLM solution earlier this year, the WhichPLM team was invited to Bordeaux to see how 3D technology, change management and professional services are transforming Lectra’s own business model, as well as those of its customers.

Dassault Systemes 3D Experience Forum – the WhichPLM report

The last of our event reports for 2014, this exclusive covers all of the presentations, trends and themes to emerge from the latest in Dassault Systèmes series of 3D Experience Forum roadshows – this time in Las Vegas.

Lectra Fashion PLM Revolution Seminar – the WhichPLM Report

In this exclusive event coverage, our Editor reports on the presentations, roundtable discussions, solution demonstrations and manufacturing insights that collectively made up Lectra’s “Fashion PLM Revolution” seminar

Annual Review 2014 – purchase successful

A Thank You From Our CEO Thank you for your purchase of a WhichPLM Annual Review 2014.  You can expect delivery of your beautifully printed and bound copy within ten working days, with shipping of our first orders expected to begin on 30th October. In the meantime, I wanted to thank you personally for supporting […]

NGC Whitepaper – The New PLM Imperative

Download your copy of NGC’s newest 6-page brochure, focusing on Ethical Sourcing and Social Compliance.

Dassault Systèmes’ 3D Experience Forum, UK

In this exclusive report, our Editor looks back at the 3D Experience Forum hosted by Dassault Systèmes in London last month.

Lectra in Fashion – downloadable brochure

Download your copy of Lectra’s newest brochure, focusing on the vendor’s solutions, processes, and best practices from design to cutting to PLM.

Technology Support for Global Sourcing – A Whitepaper from Infor

Download your free copy of Infor’s newest whitepaper to discover the “Source of Satisfaction” that global sourcing can provide when it’s properly supported by enterprise-level technology.