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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.

Woolworths Successfully Implements Centric PLM

South African retail chain expects improved efficiency and visibility following rollout of transformational PLM project CAMPBELL, Calif., 14 May, 2019– Woolworths Proprietary Limited, a leading South African retail chain, 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 […]

Texprocess 2019 – Reach the next level of digitalization with Assyst

Frankfurt, May 14, 2019 3D right from the outset, across all process steps – this accelerates work processes in the fashion industry and also provides retail store customers with new shopping experiences. Experience the advantages of digitalization live at the Assyst booth (Hall 4.0, C21) – now more tangible than ever! Assyst will be focusing […]

3D Innovation Process – Assyst wins a Texprocess Innovation Award

Frankfurt, 14 May 2019 3D right from the outset, across all process steps – that is the vision of Assyst GmbH, which will be presenting its 3D innovation process at the Texprocess 2019. For the first time, 3D will be used throughout the entire creation and sales process of a garment. The advantages of digitalization […]

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.