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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.

Fast Fashion, Sustainability and Finance

Chris McCann, WhichPLM Expert and Director of Resilient.World, is a well-known figure in compliance and sustainability. Here, he discusses the links between the worlds of Finance and Fashion when it comes to sustainability. Circular Fashion, believes Chris, is well within our reach.

SHIMA SEIKI Releases Additional Data for WHOLEGARMENT®Masks

In light of the recent worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the spread of the CoVID-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released additional knitting data for producing another type of 3D knit mask on its WHoLEGARMEnT® knitting machines. Data is meant to be for […]

Optitex Acquired by FOG Software Group, a Division of Constellation Software, Inc.

Optitex will operate independently, benefit from long-term business continuity and stability, and continue to innovate its market-leading solutions Tel Aviv, Israel – April 17, 2020 – Optitex®, a global provider of integrated 2D & 3D CAD/CAM software solutions for the fashion and apparel, automotive, upholstery and industrial fabrics industries, today announced its recent acquisition by […]

Optimizing protective clothing – the crisis is the hour of data

Kaiserslautern, 17.04.2020 Anti-virus protective clothing is currently in short supply and a key factor influencing the impact of the COVID19 pandemic. It is also becoming clear these days that the standard sizes are suboptimal. The first companies are now looking for solutions to produce different sizes and thus a better fit. Avalution is supporting them […]

(Tips for) Virtual PLM Implementations

In his first in a new series of guest articles Prasham Kamdar, Managing Partner of Ptex Solutions, shares some of the ways in which Ptex Solutions has adapted to fit the current climate we find ourselves in.

Gerber Partners with 3DLOOK to Offer Unique Digital Customer Experience

Offer the ultimate experience of the end-to-end supply chain remotely. New York, New York, USA, April 14, 2020 – Gerber Technology and 3DLOOK, The Body Data Platform are proud to announce their partnership and integration to offer a fully-connected, digital remote supply chain experience. In a retail world in which fit is essential and working remotely due to the COVID-19 situation is the […]

The Woody Group Gears up for the New Decade with Centric PLM™

Belgian nightwear brand transforms the concept to retail experience CAMPBELL, Calif., April 14, 2020— The market leader for nightwear, underwear and children’s pajamas in Belgium has chosen Centric PLM as a long-term solution to empower its teams with greater visibility and bring great products to market faster. Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to […]

How Small Retailers Can Refocus for Covid-19

Here, Dakota Murphey follows up her very successful data science piece, with some advice to (UK) businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic – specifically, small retailers. Dakota has more than a decade of experience in business growth, working independently as a business consultant for a number of years.

The Future of Fashion is Digital, post-Covid-19

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Lucy Blackley shares her silver linings from the Covid-19 pandemic. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel. 

Gerber Technology Brings Together Industry Suppliers to Increase Production and Availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Gerber’s PPE Task Force has brought more than 600 companies and leading associations together to fight COVID-19. New York, New York, USA, March 2020 – COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge for the world, requiring everybody to work together. In response, Gerber Technology created a Global PPE Task Force and has since brought together more than 600 […]