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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.

Textiles: high tech from materials to machines

Textiles are to be found in almost every part of everyday life. From tomorrow, the biggest ever editions of the world’s leading international trade fairs for the sector, Techtextil and Texprocess, will be spotlighting the functions of textiles, especially technical textiles, and ways in which textiles are processed at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre. Transport […]

Gerber Accelerates Creative Process with Updated Adobe® Plug-In for YuniquePLM®

Open Integration Philosophy Supports Simplified End-to-End Workflows TOLLAND, CONN., USA, May 9, 2019–Speed has become the new normal in fashion, as designers, brands, retailers and manufacturers strive to stay ahead of trends  and meet consumer expectations for personalizationand sustainability. To support their users in the race to keep up with what’s now trending, Gerber announced the release […]

The Consumer in the PLM Workflow: ‘The Future of Business’

In his first guest post for WhichPLM, David Courtier-Dutton, CEO of SoundOut, discusses the relationship between ERP, PLM and C-data, using the recent acquisition of Qualtrics by SAP as a representation of a new paradigm shift.

PTC’s Retail Business Unit Highlights Speaker Roster & Highest-Ever Early Registration Figures for Liveworx 2019

A month before Liveworx 2019, PTC Retail has received its highest-ever early registration figures, and can reveal speakers representing VF Corporation, Womenswear Daily, Skechers, and other high-profile names. WhichPLM has been named as the chosen media and moderation partner. PTC’s Retail Business Unit is proud to reveal that the Retail track of the upcoming Liveworx […]

Sample Management Technology to Address Today’s Business Challenges

In their first exclusive for WhichPLM this year, Michael Robinson and Christine Gallagher of Manner Solutions explore the benefits of sample management technology in today’s digital world.

HOPESHOW Goes Live with Centric PLM

Chinese womenswear brand implements Centric PLM ahead of schedule, anticipating improved efficiency and speed CAMPBELL, Calif., 7 May, 2019 – HOPESHOW, a leading designer, womenswear brand in China, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods […]

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 […]