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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for eight years now. She has a creative and media background, and is responsible for maintaining and updating our website content, liaising with advertisers, working on special projects like our PLM Project Pack, or our Annual Publications, and more.Joining mid-2013 as our Online Editor, she has since become WhichPLM’s Editor. In addition to taking on writing and interviewing responsibilities, Lydia has also become the primary point of contact for news, events, features and other aspects of our ever-growing online content library and tools.

New Centric Software® PLM Release Drives Complete Consumer Product Experience

From product ideation to packaging and quality, Centric 8 PLM v7.3 includes powerful new innovations to transform product go-to-market CAMPBELL, Calif., July 22, 2021 – Centric Software is proud to announce that the latest release of its flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric 8 PLM version 7.3, is now available. Centric Software provides the […]

So, What Exactly Have We Learned During COVID?

In her first piece for 2021, continuing her focus on COVID-19 and what it means for our industry, long-serving contributor Elizabeth Shobert shares her thoughts on what we’ve learnt during the pandemic. Elizabeth is Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy at Stylesage.

PTC and Lands’ End Celebrate 15 Years of Successful Collaboration and Digital Transformation

Leading multi-channel international retailer, Lands’ End, and PTC, supplier of retail’s most widely used PLM platform, FlexPLM®, have reached a major milestone: 15 years of collaboration, resulting in one of the world’s broadest and deepest implementations of Retail PLM. PTC is proud to announce that the iconic multi-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories, footwear and […]

CHIUSHUI Transforms Product Development with Centric PLM™

Apparel brand works with Centric Software® to enhance transparency, drive standardization and streamline R&D CAMPBELL, Calif., July 20, 2021 – CHIUSHUI, the women’s clothing brand, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging enterprises, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such […]

3D Design, PLM, and 3D Optimization; The Trinity of Digital Product Creation and 3D Commerce

In his first guest piece for WhichPLM, Richard Evans, VP of Growth @ VNTANA, discusses the relationship between 3D design, PLM, and 3D optimization in our industry. VNTANA is an SaaS platform that makes 3D asset production and distribution fast and scalable for apparel, footwear and furniture.

DeSL Launches Specialised PLM & PO Platform to Deliver Digital Transformation in 30 Days

(San Francisco Bay Area, California, July 16, 2021) Discover e-Solutions (DeSL) announces the delivery of a specialized platform for companies operating in the retail, fashion, apparel and footwear sectors. This new functionality allows DeSL customers to efficiently digitalize all their core processes from product development right through to delivery of finished products. Speed to market, […]

Hi-Tech Apparel selects FastReactPlan to support faster, more accurate production planning and improve delivery performance

As the industry emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, Thailand’s leading garment manufacturer, Hi-Tech Apparel ensures business stability and boosts profitability by digitizing its production planning and control processes with FastReactPlan from Coats Digital. Coats Digital’s market-leading solution, FastReactPlan will support Hi-Tech with effective master planning across multiple factories, as well as detailed and accurate scheduling of manufacturing lines, providing a firm foundation for a faster, more efficient and agile production […]

Sustainability in Fashion: Victim of Convenience?

Following his recent article, Prasham Kamdar, Managing Partner of Ptex Solutions, asks whether we can really expect true sustainability and transparency from retailers and brands soon, or if we are simply talking about more greenwashing? Choosing the best possible materials, trims and components is just the tip of the iceberg.

FurHaven Chooses Centric PLM™ as a Companion to their Product Development Process

Pet products company trains themselves to work more efficiently with PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., July 13, 2021 – FurHaven, the pet products company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging enterprises, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]

How AI is Changing Online Shopping

Dakota Murphey shares her latest exclusive with us, and explores how artificial intelligence is changing eCommerce. Dakota has more than a decade of experience in business growth, working independently as a business consultant for a number of years.