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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.

YuniquePLM™ Accelerates Lafodex’s Product Development Process

Implementation Eases Standardization of Processes, Quality for French Apparel Manufacturer NEW YORK – French apparel manufacturer Lafodex SA® has implemented YuniquePLM™ to accelerate their workflow and reduce errors. Lafodex chose to standardize the design and manufacturing processes throughout their operations by incorporating YuniquePLM along with a fully integrated ERP system. YuniquePLM, designed specifically for the fashion and retail […]

Lectra and Aubade announce De Monfort University student lingerie contest results

Lectra and Aubade working together to prepare future designers and pattern makers Paris, January 22, 2015 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—and Aubade, the renowned French lingerie brand have announced the results of the Lectra/Aubade 2014 competition. The award shines the spotlight on design and pattern […]

Infor – Insights from NRF’s Big Show 2015

This year at NRF 2015, Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, announced the availability of the next generation of Infor Fashion Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), an application developed to meet the specific requirements of the fashion industry. Infor Fashion PLM helps link the vital areas of merchandising and line planning […]

The Parker Avery Group Consulting Firm Certified in ecVision Partner Program

Iselin, NJ – January 20, 2015 ─ ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, today announced the inclusion of The Parker Avery Group in its Consulting and Implementation Partner Programs to further streamline clients’ rapid adoption and return-on-investment derived from ecVision solutions. The Parker Avery Group is an Atlanta-based retail consulting and […]

Could ‘Facebook at Work’ Support PLM Collaboration?

WhichPLM’s Editor, Lydia Hanson, discusses the recent release of ‘Facebook at Work’ and whether it could be used to support PLM collaboration. This exclusive article is intended to spark discussions as opposed to answer questions. 

Studio One Selects Visual 2000 End2End Suite of Fashion Business Solutions

LONDON, UK January 20th 2015 – Visual 2000 International announces manufacturer Studio One are implementing Visual End-2-End™ suite of software products. The Leicester based firm Studio One, established in 2006 is a leading manufacturer of ladies and children’s wear to major high street retailers in the UK and Europe. With a design and production team of […]

Lectra appoints Jean-Maurice Férauge as Director, Lectra Japan

Paris, January 20, 2015 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Maurice Férauge as Director of Lectra Japan. Based in Osaka, Jean-Maurice Férauge will be responsible for developing Lectra’s presence in Japan, particularly in the automotive and fashion industries. He will […]

Parker Avery – Insights from NRF’s Big Show 2015

Robert Kaufman, CEO at Parker Avery, continues our special ‘NRF News’ series with his insights from NRF’s Big Show. Recapping NRF’s Big Show 2015 – Focusing on the Fundamentals NRF’s Big Show convened in New York City again this January, with an estimated 33,000 retailers and vendors braving the typically cold, windy – and often […]

Out-of-the-Box PLM Implementations: Proceed with Caution

In his first guest blog for WhichPLM, Robert Kaufman, CEO of the Parker Avery Group, discusses OOTB PLM implementations; he begins with a definition of the term, explores Configured, Preconfigured, & Customized software, before arriving at his formula for success. 

CBX Software – Insights from NRF’s Big Show 2015

CBX continues our special ‘News’ series with their insights from NRF’s Big Show. NRF 2015, Retail’s Big Show’s big picture can be summed up in a few words – retailers want to deliver a seamless and real-time Omni-channel experience. It is a reality today that most consumers are always connected, know what they want and […]