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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.

PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann Declares New Era of Manufacturing Competitiveness Driven By Product and Service Advantage

At its annual worldwide gathering of customers, PlanetPTC Live in Orlando, Florida, PTC today declared a new era of manufacturing competitiveness driven by technology solutions that help companies achieve product and service advantage.

PTC Announces Round-Table Event Dedicated To Fashion Decision-Makers, 25 June in Paris

PTC, suppliers of PLM to the retail, footwear and apparel industry, have today announced an open, round-table event taking place in Paris on 25 June 2012. The French language event will be held at the Hôtel Royal Monceau, and will focus on the role that product lifecycle management (PLM) plays in reducing time to market, optimising sourcing processes, and boosting productivity by enabling retailers, brands, and manufacturers to better anticipate demand.

Exclusive: Devanlay chooses FlexPLM™ from PTC for optimizing the development of its products internationally

(Paris, April 17, 2012) WhichPLM can exclusively reveal that Devanlay - the exclusive international licensee for Lacoste brand textiles and leather goods - has chosen FlexPLM™ from core PLM supplier PTC for the optimization of its entire product development process.

The Technical Aspects of PLM – An Introduction to Hosting

In a market where capabilities, points of integration and marketing gloss dominate, the technical aspects (or “nuts and bolts”) can be relegated to the status of secondary concerns. Too often, complex principles are considered to be common knowledge, when in fact that may be the source of significant misunderstandings between customers and suppliers. In this – the first instalment of a series designed to expose and explain the nuts of bolts of PLM – John Jobson of the Product Development Partnership (PDP) introduces our readers to hosting and explains what the right (or wrong) choices in this area can mean for their businesses.

OptiTex appoints Asaf Landau as CEO

Optitex Logo(PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL, 06 MARCH, 2012) OptiTex today announced the appointment of Asaf Landau as CEO. OptiTex also announced a recruitment drive within the company as a response to strong global demand for its 2D and 3D CAD/CAM and virtual prototyping solutions in the apparel, automotive, aeronautics, industrial fabrics and upholstery industries.

PTC Named Winner of 2011 Frost & Sullivan Global Green Excellence in Product Innovation Award

PTCPTC®, The Product Development Company®, today announced that it is the 2011 recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s Global Green Excellence in Product Innovation Award for Product Lifecycle Management. After being ranked against other leading PLM vendors in categories such as product profile, business commitment and environmental accountability, the company’s Windchill® Product Analytics suite came out on top for its ability to enable the manufacturing industry to create more sustainable, and competitive products while reducing overall environmental impact

Realising the Business Benefits of PLM

Witness Gerber Technology's proven approach to product lifecycle management using YuniquePLM™. See why it was adopted by successful companies such as Li & Fung, Cutter & Buck, Christopher & Banks, Artextyl and Consortio Fashion Group amongst others.

Tommy Bahama Selects PTC for Seamless Supply Chain Collaboration

PTC(NEEDHAM, MA., 06 DECEMBER 2011) PTC®, The Product Development Company®, today announced that Tommy Bahama, the lifestyle clothing company that defines elegant island living, has selected PTC FlexPLM® Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for its ability to improve operational efficiencies by enabling seamless supply chain collaboration.

Guest Blog from PDP: The Importance of Master Data, Part One

In the first instalment of a new series, Mark Harrop, Managing Director of PDP, looks at the crucial role that Master Data has to play in underpinning successful PLM implementations and in delivering efficiency savings across extended global supply chains. This is an important emerging trend in the world of integrated systems, so Mark's insights into the importance of Master Data are especially timely.

WhichPLM Announces 2011 Annual Review – 2010 Survey Now Available Free Of Charge- error

Error please input your details below making sure all boxes are filled As the Editor of WhichPLM my primary responsibility is for the overall content, direction and development of the website.  But the WhichPLM name doesn’t stop here. I also wrote our industry-defining Customer Survey in the summer of last year, following an extensive and […]