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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.

Ideation 2020: The WhichPLM Report

Near the end of last year, WhichPLM spoke at and attended Gerber Technology’s marquee event, ideation, which had been reimagined digitally. With the year behind us, we reflect on what ideation 2020 had to say, and what it meant for online industry events in general.

Fashion: The Great Migration of Values

Valentin Karabanov is the creative director and founder of digital fashion brand VALENTINS, which operates in the intersection of fashion design, custom made digital projects, digital transformation and 3D fashion education. Valentin has also worked with Browzwear, and has 3 decades of experience in fashion product development for apparel brands and runway designers.

French Manufacturer, Bonneterie Chanteclair, Digitalizes with Gerber to Transform for the Pandemic Era

Chanteclair was able to protect lives and keep their doors open with a fully automated end-to-end workflow. New York, New York, USA, January 19, 2021 – French knitwear clothing manufacturer, Bonneterie Chanteclair, is a certified Orgine France Garantie, meaning all of their products are made in France. When the COVID-19 pandemic reached their home country, General Manager, […]

PTC Launches FlexPLM® V12, Accelerating Digital Transformation for Retailers and Giving Users the Power to Work@DigitalSpeed

FlexPLM V12 premieres a transformative user interface and unleashes visual line collaboration, 3D workflows and embedded AI, defining a new chapter in Retail PLM. PTC is proud to announce the availability of FlexPLM V12. This major milestone release of the retail industry’s most widely-used PLM platform premieres a new and transformative user interface redesign, providing […]

Prolight + Sound, Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess postponed until 2022; International Consumer Goods Show cancelled

Back in September 2020, a decision was reached by Messe Frankfurt and the industries involved to forgo any physical events at our home base in the first quarter of 2021. Now, following close consultation with customers, it has become necessary to postpone the international physical trade fairs planned for April and May – Prolight + […]

Helly Hansen Boosts Product Innovation with the Power Of 3D

Outdoor trailblazer uses Centric Outdoor PLM and 3D technology to support agile, high-quality product development CAMPBELL, California, January 19, 2021 – Centric Software® is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Helly Hansen. During the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the renowned Norwegian outdoor performance brand was able to save weeks’ […]

Stoffus Increases Productivity 100% by Implementing Gerber’s End-to-End Digitalized Hardware and Software Solutions

The furniture manufacturer implemented Gerber’s End-to-End Solution to Enable Made-to-Order Production, Improve Quality and Realize Material Savings. V.N.Gaia, Portugal – January 14, 2021 – Stoffus, Lda is a leader in the development and construction of leather and fabric sofas in the Portuguese market. In February 2020, the company opened a brand new facility and digitally transformed their processes with the objective […]

Centric Software® Receives Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award

Global research & consulting firm recognizes Centric’s market leading, customer-centered approach and commitment to innovation CAMPBELL, Calif., January 14, 2021 – Based on its analysis of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions for the fashion, retail and consumer goods industries, Frost & Sullivan presents Centric Software with the 2021 Best Practices Customer Value Leadership Award. Centric Software […]

Gerson & Gerson Partners with DeSL

(San Francisco Bay Area, California, January 14, 2021) Gerson & Gerson partners with Discover e-Solutions (DeSL) to greatly improve accuracy through the implementation of DeSL’s Digital Transformation PLM Essentials package. Founded in 1935, Gerson & Gerson is a family owned fashion brand, specializing in girl’s apparel. With its sights fixed on moving towards the future, […]

Sweaty Betty Goes Live with PTC FlexPLM® To Streamline Processes and Provide A Single Source of Truth Across Merchandising, Design and Buying

Sweaty Betty, a British retailer specializing in women’s activewear has successfully implemented and gone live with PTC FlexPLM, the market-leading Retail Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Founded in 1998 in Notting Hill, London, Sweaty Betty is a leading design-driven activewear brand on a constant mission to create beautiful and technical clothes, empowering women through fitness […]