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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.

EXENTA to Showcase Latest Innovations in Shop Floor Control, ERP, and PLM at Colombiatex

The recently rebranded EXENTA (formerly Simparel) will leverage its presence at the Colombiatex trade show to exhibit the latest innovations across its full range of end-to-end software and IT solutions. New York, NY – January 10, 2018 – EXENTA (formerly Simparel), the innovator in next-generation information technology solutions for the apparel and fashion-related industries, announces […]

New branding identity for Lectra

Resolutely reflecting the digital era, Lectra’s new branding identity is inspired by Lectra’s strategy, customer-focused and anchored in Industry 4.0 concepts Paris, January 9, 2018 – Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, unveils a new branding identity that powerfully demonstrates the digital orientation of Lectra’s strategy, created to support fashion and apparel, […]

Dassault Systèmes Announces Global Entrepreneur Program to Accompany Startups, Entrepreneurs and Makers

Startups, entrepreneurs, makers in any industry can accelerate breakthrough innovations and drive growth Tailored startup program tracks and qualified network of global professionals offer new levels of support Dassault Systèmes helps startups industrialize with 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud, mentoring, online prototyping services LAS VEGAS — January 9, 2018 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced at CES its Global Entrepreneur Program to […]

Superdry Signs with Centric Software

UK fashion retailer chooses Centric Software’s PLM solution to support growth and streamline product development CAMPBELL, Calif., January 9, 2018 – Superdry, the global digital brand, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies […]

Retailers to Gain Competitive Advantages in Product Design, Development & Supply Chain Sourcing

HONG KONG and BOSTON and NEW YORK, Jan. 09, 2018  — CBX Software, a world-leading retail software vendor, today announced that it has partnered with PTC to offer an innovative solution that the company believes will positively affect the entire Retail Industry. CBX Software and PTC have collaborated to deliver one of the most comprehensive […]

Digital Storyboards: a WhichPLM Buyer’s Guide to PLM Modules & Standalone Solutions

For our first post this year, WhichPLM is delighted to present our community with our latest downloadable brochure: a buyer’s guide focusing on digital storyboards, available in PDF format.  Digital storyboard solutions offer compelling environments for collaboration and creative design, development, and planning activities during the earliest stages of the product lifecycle. Where traditional paper-based […]

Simparel Rebrands as EXENTA Reflecting its Business Transformation

Leading enterprise software provider Simparel has changed its name to EXENTA. Key drivers for the move include the company’s recent exponential sales growth, product line expansion and advancement and international market penetration. New York, NY – January 9, 2018 – Simparel, the innovator in next-generation fashion software and information technology solutions, has rebranded as EXENTA. […]

First Insight Launches First Solution That Enables Retailers to Forecast Pricing Elasticity

ElastiCast Determines Optimal Prices to Maximize Sales and Increase Margins; Showcased at NRF Big Show, Booth #3053 PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Insight, a technology company transforming how leading retailers and brands make product investment and pricing decisions, announced today the release of ElastiCast, the world’s first and only solution that enables retailers to forecast price elasticity of […]

Ernsting’s family becomes a member of the Centric family

The German textile retailer, Ernsting’s family, chooses Centric Software PLM CAMPBELL, California, January 4, 2018 – Ernsting’s family, a successful supplier of apparel, home and living ranges, selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve […]

Growing Global Brands: Centric PLM powers business transformation at Tristate Holdings

Campbell, Calif., 28 December 2017 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Tristate. In 2015 Tristate acquired C.P. Company, an established Italian brand. To better fit with the group’s other brands and to expand beyond its local market, C.P. needed to undergo a rapid business transformation – one […]