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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.

TexProcess Interviews – Collected

Throughout June/July, we published a series of exclusive interviews with representatives of some of the market’s leading software vendors, all of which were conducted at the TexProcess Show in Frankfurt.

TexProcess Interview – Anastasia Charbin of Lectra

In the third in a new, exclusive series of interviews from TexProcess 2013, our Editor talks to Anastasia Charbin, Director of Marketing, Fashion, for Lectra about developing customer relationships, ‘Lectra technology’, and the potential of new 3D solutions.

TexProcess Interview – Hartmut Walter of W+P Solutions

In the second in a new, exclusive series of interviews from TexProcess 2013, our Editor talks to Hartmut Walter of W+P Solutions, about the future of PLM, and the role of platforms like Microsoft Dynamics AX in creating integrated environments.

PLM For Fashion – Beyond Technology, a whitepaper by Lectra

In this brand-new, educational whitepaper, Lectra examine the whirlwind that is the fashion industry and look at methods for harmonising design, development, and the global supply chain.

Standardisation: The Thief of Creativity?

In this article, fashion design veteran Andrew Dyer sets out to dispel the irrational fear that standardisation leads to the constriction of creativity.

Manifesting The Spirit Of Design

In this exclusive article, fashion design veteran Andrew Dyer looks at the role of “avatars” in the design process and, in a broader sense, the importance of allowing creativity to take place within consistent, standardised parameters.

Not Fit Enough: Sizing up the Australian market

In his first article for WhichPLM, Peter Richardson looks at the importance of fit through the lens of Australia’s outdated national sizing information and his own desire to see the science brought into the twenty-first century – both in his home country and elsewhere.

“Evolution” – an exclusive article by Katy Bowles

In her first exclusive article for WhichPLM, renowned Savile Row figure Katy Bowles explains the bespoke tailoring industry’s difficult relationship with technology.

Think, Plan, Do, Act! Guidelines for PLM initiatives

In his first article for WhichPLM, Sjors Bos presents a comprehensive guide to preparing for, implementing, and benefitting from a PLM implementation.

Valley Apparel Upgrades to Latest Versions of NGC Software’s ERP and Shop Floor Control Systems

(MIAMI, FL – Oct. 23, 2012) NGC SoftwareTM today announced that Valley Apparel, a U.S. manufacturer of high-end outerwear for the U.S. military, has gone live with the latest versions of NGC’s ERP and Shop Floor Control software. Valley Apparel, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a U.S. government contractor that provides rugged, high-end outerwear and […]