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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.

Download the WhichPLM Report: 5th Edition

With WhichPLM’s 6th Edition now in full circulation, we’re delighted to announce that our 5th Edition Report is now available to download, free of charge. The 5th Edition contains exclusive articles from industry thought leaders, interviews with the vendors, customers and pioneers shaping the future of 3D for the apparel industry, the results of our extensive […]

Strategic Partners, Leading Designer of Medical and School Uniforms, Implements NGC’s Fashion PLM Software to Drive Business Growth

MIAMI—Jan. 24, 2017—NGC Software today announced that Strategic Partners, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality uniforms, footwear and accessories, has implemented NGC’s Fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management software, including NGC solutions such as Testing and Compliance and Advanced Quality Module. Strategic Partners designs, sources, markets and distributes high-quality uniforms, footwear and accessories to various […]

Shoes For Crews Chooses Centric PLM

Safety footwear brand gains traction with Centric PLM in exciting phase of growth and product development CAMPBELL, Calif., January 24, 2017 – Shoes For Crews, the leading maker of slip resistant footwear, has selected Centric Software to provide its PLM solution. Centric Software is the leading product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for fashion, retail, footwear, […]

Higg Product Tools: How you can help scale sustainability in the apparel, footwear, and home textile industries

Here, The Sustainable Apparel Coalition, in collaboration with WhichPLM, shares an overview of The SAC, The Higg Index, The Higg Materials Sustainability Index, The Higg Design & Development Module and integrating with PLM.This exclusive piece acts as a ‘call to action’ for all of our readers to collaborate; PLM integration with the Higg MSI and DDM […]

Iconic Italian Nautical Fashion Brand SLAM Implements Gerber’s YuniquePLM® In The Cloud to Improve Time to Market and Drive Innovation

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, JAN. 24, 2017 – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, today announced that SLAM chose to implement YuniquePLM In The Cloud in order to support their innovations and improve their time to market, accuracy and quality through their global supply chain. The Genoa, Italy-based company […]

Bamboo Rose announces Live on Day One PLM program to speed innovation, cut costs, and drive sales

New program replaces outdated PLM in favor of cloud-based communities and marketplaces  BOSTON – January 2017 – Bamboo Rose today announced a new option for retail product lifecycle management (PLM) that is shaking up product development and sourcing: A cloud-based marketplace that gets retailers and suppliers sharing, co-creating and sourcing on day one after a […]

Accelerating your time-to-market: how to start converting this great idea into a business reality

In her first guest post with WhichPLM, Emilia Jevakhoff shares her advice on accelerating time to market. Emilia is the CEO of Winddle, a collaborative solution to manage product development and sourcing operations for Retail & CPG.

Alvanon Awards Bursaries to Fashion Enter Students

Why Alvanon Is Investing in Young Technicians for the Fashion Industry LONDON, 9th January 2017 – Five students at Fashion Enter’s garment manufacturing training centre in North London have been awarded £1,500 bursaries by Alvanon, the Global Apparel Business Expert. The bursaries are being used to fund the students’ participation in Fashion Enter courses that are essential to becoming professional […]

In with the new

Following a more-than busy 2016, now that 2017 is in full swing, our Editor shares WhichPLM’s plans for the coming year in what’s already set to beat our own expectations.

Luxury knitwear expert Bettina choose Centric Software PLM

Knitwear expert for luxury products in fine gauges combines craftsmanship prowess and technology performance CAMPBELL, California, January 19, 2017 – Bettina, a luxury knitwear expert, has selected Centric’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to optimize collection creation, development and production.  Centric Software is the leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for fashion, retail, luxury, outdoor […]