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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.

Excite 2014 – The WhichPLM Report

In this exclusive article, our Editor reports on the announcements, technology demonstrations, and customer testimonials from last week’s Excite show in Munich, courtesy of Dassault Systèmes.

OEKO-TEX® and ecVision Team Up to Expand Communication and Collaboration in the Textile Supply Chain

May 20, 2014 – Greensboro, NC— The International OEKO-TEX® Association and ecVision® announce that they have joined forces to integrate OEKO-TEX® certification information into the product data available for the companies around the world who use ecVision’s cloud-based ecVision Suite® supply chain collaboration platform. With the new partnership, ecVision customers, brand, retailers, and wholesalers, have […]

RTT Becomes 3DXCITE, Dassault Systèmes Brand to Power Marketing in the Age of Experience

VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France and MUNICH, Germany — May 15, 2014 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, has announced the renaming of recently acquired Realtime Technology (RTT) to “3DXCITE” and the new brand’s ambition: to enable a […]

Three brands, informed by expertise

2014 has already proven to be a busy year for WhichPLM – the de facto destination for news, opinion, supplier listings and insight for apparel Product Lifecycle Management – and it’s also likely to be remembered as one of the biggest and best for our brands as a whole.

NRF 2014 Interviews: TXT

In the seventh of our exclusive vendor interviews from this year’s NRF show in New York City, our Editor talks with Marco Guida, CEO of TXT, about the 2014 show, mobile applications, and the global PLM market. Ben Hanson: TXT have been exhibiting at NRF for several concurrent years now.  How have you found this […]

Introducing WhichERP

Our Editor introduces readers to WhichERP – the newest member of the WhichPLM stable of brands, and the primary resource for expert-level insight into Enterprise Resource Planning for the retail, footwear and apparel industries.

Featured advertorial – Being Local: The transformative power of not so big business

Dassault Systèmes examine the advantages that small-to-medium businesses have when it comes to delivering a modern, localised, consumer experience.

NRF 2014 Interviews: CGS

In the sixth of our exclusive vendor interviews from this year’s NRF show in New York City, our Editor talks with Paul Magel, President of Application Solutions at CGS about acquisitions and the omni-channel experience.

NRF 2014 Interviews: PTC

In the fifth of our exclusive vendor interviews from January’s NRF show in New York City, our Editor talks with Brion Carroll (VP R&C Global Business Development) and Scott McCarley (Product Marketing Director) of PTC about the 2014 show, and what they like to call ‘Product Centric PLM’. Ben Hanson: PTC has exhibited at NRF […]

NRF 2014 Interviews: Dassault Systemes

In the fourth of our exclusive vendor interviews from January’s NRF show in New York City, our Editor talks with Susan Olivier of Dassault Systemes about three-dimensional working, and adding value to the core PLM experience.