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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for over six 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 the Annual Review, 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.

Gerber: WhichPLM Evaluation

With four WhichPLM Supplier Evaluations already available for download, we are delighted to publish our fifth today! Gerber Technology’s Evaluation also marks the first published for 2016. Download your copy now.

First Insight Reveals the Harsh Reality Facing Today’s Smartwatch Manufacturers

Even with the Introduction of a New Smartwatch from Apple, Consumers Not Likely to Bite Unless Design and Cost Issues are Addressed PITTSBURGH, PA—(September 20, 2016) – The smartwatch craze that overtook the media and consumer imaginations in 2014 is now barely a blip on the radar. Demand for these modern, electronic-fueled wrist pieces has […]

Orchestra selects PLM from Centric Software

European leader in children’s fashions, maternity wear, nursery and childcare products will industrialize their product development process with Centric PLM CAMPBELL, California, September 20, 2016 – To sustain its stratospheric growth and optimize its product development process, Orchestra has selected product lifecycle management (PLM) from Centric Software, the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, […]

Visual 2000 Announces Sponsorship of PI Apparel 2016 in Berlin

Montreal, QC – September 16, 2016 – Visual 2000 International, provider of end-to-end omni-channel business solutions for the AFA industry, announces its sponsorship of the Product Innovation Congress in Berlin. The event, which takes place from October 5th to 6th, is a gathering of apparel industry professionals to discuss and promote innovation within the industry […]

6th Edition Free Draw! (week one)

WhichPLM’s 6th Edition Report has now begun shipping, and we are offering the chance each week (for four consecutive weeks) for one lucky winner in our community to win a free copy!

AccuMark Subscription Plan Gives Greater Accessibility to Industry-Leading CAD for Designers

TOLLAND, Conn., SEPT. 15, 2016 – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, is proud to announce that AccuMark® is now available as a monthly subscription plan. The plan is offered in 3-month subscription increments. Fashion and apparel companies are under significant competitive pressures to design, develop […]

The Physical Web

Christos Symeou takes us into the world of the ‘Physical Web’ in his first exclusive guest article with WhichPLM. Christos is the Founder of Blupath Ltd, a company specialising in the amalgamation of the digital and physical worlds.

Lectra’s cutting room technology to be featured in Under Armour’s new manufacturing and design center

echnology solutions expert Lectra to collaborate with global performance brand to push boundaries of innovation Paris, September 13, 2016 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce that US-based global performance brand Under Armour has chosen Lectra as an official partner for its manufacturing […]

Lancaster selects Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Luxury leather goods brand balances trend, tradition and technology to achieve exponential growth objectives  CAMPBELL, Calif., September 13, 2016 – Since 1990, Lancaster has crafted luxury leather handbags and accessories, blending traditional materials with timeless design. The Parisian company has chosen Centric 8 PLM to help revitalize its processes and to support growth opportunities in new […]

PTC Retail PLM: Brochure Download

Download your copy of PTC’s latest PLM brochure for Retail, Fashion, Footwear, Apparel, and Consumer Products.