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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.

What the Internet of Things means for Fashion

In their second guest piece for WhichPLM this year, Dassault Systèmes explores the Internet of Things in our industry, discussing RFID, smart technology, and PLM. Dassault Systèmes – or, the 3DEXPERIENCE company – is a French multinational business that specializes in 3D design, 3D digital mock-up, and PLM software.

PTC to Move Global Headquarters to Boston Seaport

NEEDHAM, Mass. – September 7, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced plans to move its global headquarters to 121 Seaport in Boston’s Seaport District. In so doing, PTC will bring more than 1,000 employees and a 30-year heritage of technology innovation to the site of the nation’s first-ever Innovation District. “There are few places in the world that can […]

PLM Mobility: Reshaping the Foundation of A Modern Fashion Business

In their latest exclusive for WhichPLM, Visual Next discusses the changing face of fashion, and how PLM mobility is becoming a must for entire supply chains. This piece addresses common concerns around mobile PLM, and integrated future of PLM and other systems. Visual Next is a Montreal-based software development company specializing in Apparel specific Enterprise […]

ASICS Runs at Full Speed with Centric Software PLM

Japanese sports brand company reports enhanced speed, communication and efficiency after implementing Centric PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., September 6, 2017 – ASICS, the true sport performance brand, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution on time and on budget. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer […]

Why it’s time to take a step towards 3D and how you might approach it

In his first exclusive piece for WhichPLM, Chris Hillyer, advocates for the adoption of 3D in fashion. Director of Innovation at DECKERS Brands, Chris contributes to the evolution of product development processes as well as leading other innovation projects; Chris sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel.

MintModa Predicts Movement Towards the Casual, the Functional, the Artisanal and the Individual for NYFW Spring 2018

World-Respected Trend Forecaster, Sharon Graubard, Predicts Athleisure Will Become a Fashion-Forward Category and a Renewed Interest in the Construct of Femininity New York, NY – September 5, 2017 – MintModa, provider of brand-centric trend forecasts for fashion and design-related industries releases its forecast for NYFW Spring 2018. Sharon Graubard, internationally recognized fashion forecaster, offers her […]

IAF secures member benefits with leading textile publisher WTiN

Leeds, UK, 24 August, 2017: The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has secured a partnership agreement with World Textile Information Network Ltd (WTiN), delivering members major savings on subscriptions to WTiN’s comprehensive textile information portal, WTiN.com. WTiN will offer a discount of 23% on new subscriptions to IAF members and associate members. In addition, new subscribers introduced […]

WhichPLM Report: 7th Edition (The Intelligence issue)

WhichPLM’s 7th Edition Report is now free to download! This publication contains features on PLM and data intelligence, detailed profiles of key players in the PLM sector, the results of our extensive PLM user survey, extensive market intelligence, a look into the future and more. Grab your copy now!

KEEN, Inc. Gets in Step with Centric PLM

Outdoor shoe brand selects Centric Software PLM to support rapid growth CAMPBELL, Calif., 24 August, 2017 – KEEN, Inc. (KEEN), the Portland, Oregon-based manufacturer and retailer of shoes, sandals, boots, bags and apparel, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, […]

WhichPLM Report: 7th Edition – thank you for your purchase

A Thank You From Our CEO Thank you for your purchase of the WhichPLM Report: 7th Edition.  Shipping is expected to begin in September, and you can expect delivery of your beautifully printed and bound copy no more than ten working days after the first print run begins to leave our offices. In the meantime, […]