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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.

Industry leaders join Lectra for an exclusive furniture industry event

The furniture industry meet to discover how optimizing design and production processes can improve time to market and increase profitability  Bradford, April 27, 2015 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—recently hosted an executive level event in Nottingham dedicated to the UK upholstery market. The […]

Visual PLM.net Scores Highly in Official WhichPLM Supplier Evaluation

Montreal, QC – April 27, 2015 – Visual 2000, North America’s leading developer of technology for the apparel businesses, has scored highly in the annual PLM solution evaluation by the industry experts at WhichPLM. The comprehensive supplier evaluation was released in April, grading the Visual PLM.net software above the industry average overall and specifically in key […]

WhichPLM Fifth Edition – PLM User and Project Team Survey

For four years, WhichPLM has asked project team leaders, end users, and executives to share their unvarnished opinions on the realities of working with PLM.

An Ideal Vendor Performance Management System

This marks ITC Infotech’s third guest article with WhichPLM; Rajnish and Raghuveer explore vendor performance management here. 

YuniquePLM Streamlines Processes for High-end Fashion Brand V•Grass

Gerber Technology Solution Assists with Digital Asset Management, Visibility, Collaboration SHANGHAI – China-based high-end women’s fashion brand V•Grass® has chosen to implementYuniquePLM™, an industry-leading PLM solution from Yunique Solutions, a business unit of Gerber Technology, to improve communication and collaboration within its design, development and manufacturing divisions. V•Grass will implement Yunique Solutions’ plmOn and srmOn platforms […]

YuniquePLM Selected to Support Venus Group’s Global Supply Chain

Software Centralizes Data to Increase Quality and Efficiency NEW YORK – Venus Group®, a California-based textiles manufacturer and distributor, has selected YuniquePLM™ to manage its global line of towels, bed sheets, table linens, hospital items and aprons. The company’s brand names include Linea Roma™, Goldcrest™, Duratec™ and Treviso™. Venus operates offices and manufacturing centers in the United States, […]

Centric Software Signs First African Customer

— Value fashion retailer Ackermans implements configurable PLM software — LOS GATOS, Calif., April 22, 2015 – Centric Software, Inc., has acquired its first African customer for its product lifecycle management (PLM) software, with Ackermans, part of the Pepkor Group of companies. The value fashion retailer will use the Centric 8 PLM software for retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods to improve the sourcing […]

6 Adobe Illustrator Best Practices for Apparel, Fashion and Retail

In his first guest article with us, Dan Hudson, President of E-Spec, discusses his best practices when it comes to Adobe Illustrator for RFA. E-Spec, Inc. is an Adobe® Solutions partner, which means images are at the forefront of their focus.

Lectra shares a glimpse into the future of the automotive leather industry

Technology, expertise and partnership will be essential for success Paris, April 21, 2015 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—recently hosted its first conference on the future of the automotive leather industry. Lectra organized this thought leadership event to explore the megatrends impacting the automotive leather industry […]

Getting Ahead of the Curve

In this article, originally featured in the WhichPLM Annual Review 2014, Chris McCann explains how you can leverage PLM to get ahead of the curve and survive in a volatile age.