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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.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Design – Combining Logic & Emotion

In this article Thomas Teger, CPO co-founder of swatchbook gives an outlook on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) could impact design and visualization tools to aide designers in their daily design process – not to eliminate their job but rather to give the ability to create better designs faster.

PTC Reveals Second-Stage Results of Pace-Setting Retail PLM Upgrade Program

Building on the momentum already established in the first stage of its cost-effective upgrade program, PTC, in partnership with expert consultancy firm ArcherGrey, has upgraded more than half a dozen customers to the latest version of its FlexPLM solution – bringing the total to more than twenty upgrades in the last twelve months, and setting […]

Lectra’s Annual Event, ‘Winning Over the New Fashion Consumer’ Demonstrates the Power of Data in Fashion

Companies get a close-up of new consumer buying journey and explore how  they can meet challenges with Lectra’s latest technologies and industry experts Paris, April 30, 2019 – Lectra cements its position as a fashion industry opinion maker by leading a much-awaited discussion on new consumer behavior at its latest fashion event, ‘Winning Over the New Fashion […]

Centric Software Supercharges Innovation with Centric 8 PLM v6.6

Newest release introduces automations to drive productivity CAMPBELL, Calif., April 30, 2019 – Centric Software is proud to announce that the latest release of its flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric 8 PLM version 6.6, is now available. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods […]

Detego to present their ‘RFID in a Box’ strategy at RetailEXPO2019

London, UK, 29/04/2019 — Detego, the leader in business intelligence for fashion retailers, are holding a presentation on 1st May at the RetailEXPO on the business case for the ‘RFID in a box’ mode of implementation. Detego’s Executive Chairman, Kim Berknov, will discuss the recent success several major fashion retailers, including Levi’s and Reiss, have […]

Sustainability a major topic at Techtextil and Texprocess

“Sustainability at Techtextil” and “Sustainability at Texprocess” are the two topics by which these leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and non-wovens, and for the processing of textile and flexible materials, will be explicitly turning their focus for the first time onto their exhibitors’ approaches to sustainability. To this will be added a broad […]

RFID in the Beauty Industry: Bricks & Mortar Stores are Ready for a Makeover

In their first exclusive for WhichPLM this year, Detego shares some advantages of implementing RFID in the beauty industry – after such success in fashion. Detego provides innovative retail software solutions to help realise omni-channel and digital strategies for fashion retailers.

Gerber Empowers Personalization, Showing Game-Changing, End-to-End Solutions with a Factory of the Future at Texprocess

Unique integration from design to print to cut to finish on display in two micro-factories. TOLLAND, CONN., USA, April 25, 2019 – From fashion to furniture and transportation interiors to industrial textiles, speed has become the new normal and personalization has become a consumer’s expectation. By definition trends are always changing, but today the pace […]

Capa de Ozono sprints ahead with Centric PLM

CAMPBELL, Calif., 25 April, 2019– Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Capa de Ozono. Capa de Ozono was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in León, Guanajuato, the capital of the Mexican footwear industry. Capa de Ozono designs, manufactures and sells footwear, mainly for the teenage […]

Keeping Up With The Kids: Today’s Teen Market Opportunity

In her second piece for 2019, frequent contributor Elizabeth Shobert shares her advice on tackling Generation Z. Elizabeth is Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy at StyleSage – an intelligence business, founded on the idea and mission that we can all do better, and that technology has the power to enable smarter decision-making.