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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.

Simparel disrupts traditional shop floor control software by launching industry-first technology combining advanced payroll with facial confirmation

Only Natively-Integrated Advanced Payroll Module with Face Check in the Industry. Operations and Information Management Vastly Streamlined – Significantly Increases ROI. New York, NY – October 24, 2017 – Simparel, Inc. (http://www.simparel.com), the innovator in next-generation information technology solutions for the fashion and consumer goods industries, announces an all-new Advanced Payroll Module with Face Check […]

20th Century Fox Selects Gerber to Produce Replica Costumes for The Greatest Showman Premiering in December

Replica costumes to be used for release of the new film The Greatest Showman and will be on display at ideation 2017 TOLLAND, CONN., USA, OCT. 24, 2017 – In every aspect of the fashion world, digitalization is driving the demand to bring new styles to market faster. This is also true for the world of film […]

Bellerose Accelerates with Centric Software

Belgium ready-to-wear brand speeds up collection development with Centric PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., October 24, 2017 – Bellerose, the renowned Belgium ready-to-wear brand has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to reduce time to market for their casual chic, authentic urban collections. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions for fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, […]

Digitization – creating real opportunities for the apparel industry

Kaiserslautern/Berlin, 24.10.2017 Current fashion trends are changing rapidly, and the demand for individualized products is rising – these are the challenges faced by apparel manufacturers today. Now is the time to exploit the benefits of digitization to the full – not in individual phases of product development, however, but throughout the entire pro-cess chain right […]

Gerber Technology Partners with Fashion Enter’s Factory and Training Academy, London

“Developing Fashion’s Future Leader.” TOLLAND, CONN., USA – OCT. 23, 2017 – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, is pleased to announce a partnership with Fashion Enter/FashionCapital, London, by supporting both their commercial factory and training academy. “We are very pleased about the integration of our AccuMark® […]

Dassault Systèmes: Create delightful consumer experiences through social ideation

This guest advertorial from Dassault Systèmes explores the importance of brands socializing with their markets in order to get ahead of the competition, ahead of consumer demand, and to forge new ideas through collaboration. Dassault Systèmes explains just how to do this by leveraging their technology suite.

Building a Vision & Business Case for a PLM Implementation

In their fourth guest article for WhichPLM, the team at Manner Solutions explores the value in creating a business case for a PLM implementation. Michael S. Robinson and his colleagues, Amy Hockenbrock and Erin Muller, share their first-hand Change Management and PLM experience in developing vision statements and engaging stakeholders to join the PLM transformation […]

PTC Again Named Market Leader by Independent Research Company

ThingWorx Ranked Best-in-Class in PAC INNOVATION RADAR Europe 2017 Farnborough, UK. – October 17, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) has been named Best-in-Class for IoT Platforms for Rapid Deployment by the CXP Group (BARC, le CXP, PAC). The PAC INNOVATION RADAR “IoT Platforms in Europe 2017” is the first study to evaluate IoT platforms in four different segments […]

Fung Retailing’s Trinity Limited and Branded Lifestyle Holdings Limited Set to Transform Business with Centric PLM

Key business units of Fung Retailing Group focus on digital transformation CAMPBELL, Calif., October 17, 2017 – Two key business units of Fung Retailing Group, Trinity Limited (Trinity), a publicly-listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK:00891) and a member of the privately-held Fung Retailing Limited, and Branded Lifestyle Holdings Limited (Branded Lifestyle), have selected Centric […]

Metadata, Data and Big Data; how XMP can bring it all together

In his first guest blog for 2017, Dan Hudson – President of E-Spec and long-time contributor to WhichPLM – breaks down the various datum in our industry. For those looking to wade through this territory, this is a great guide.