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Mark Harrop

Mark Harrop is the founder and Managing Director of WhichPLM. During a career that has spanned more than four decades, Mark has worked tirelessly to further the cause of PLM – providing the unbiased, expert advice that has enabled some of the world’s best known retailers, brands and manufacturers achieve efficiency savings across their entire supply chain through informed technology investments.

Chinese Sportswear Giant 361° Signs With Centric

Sports brand 361° chooses Centric 8 PLM solution for flexibility and apparel expertise LOS GATOS, Calif., May 3, 2016 – 361° (the 361 Degrees Group), a leading sports brand in China, has selected Centric Software to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. 361°, founded in 2003, is a comprehensive sporting goods company which integrates […]

What’s next for PLM in fashion?

Continuing his recent series of blogs with us, WhichPLM Founder & CEO, Mark Harrop, shares his views on the future of PLM for fashion – both near term and longer term.

The Internet of Things – Transforming Fashion

Mark Harrop gives WhichPLM another exclusive blog, here. Our CEO explores the hot topic, the ‘Internet of Things’ in this piece, and in particular how it relates to the fashion industry. He explores what this inter-connectivity can mean for consumers, and how vendors can help. 

Back to the Future II: How Accurate Were The Movie’s Predictions for October 21, 2015?

In a one-off, topical blog that could only be posted on this very date, WhichPLM’s Mark Harrop discusses the cult classic: Back to the Future II and how accurate the movie’s technological predictions actually were. 

Process & People Change

In this blog Mark Harrop, WhichPLM CEO & Founder, discusses how to successfully approach change within an organisation. Change management is an inevitable part of any modern process management, and businesses need to deal with it in the correct way.

Why do I need PLM anyway?

In this exclusive article Mark Harrop, Founder & CEO of WhichPLM, shares some of his questions surrounding why your business might need PLM.

Product Innovation Apparel 2015: The WhichPLM Report

WhichPLM’s Founder & CEO, Mark Harrop, attended the PI Apparel 2015 event in NYC from 23-24 June 2015. PI Apparel brings together the fashion, apparel and footwear industry to discuss the challenges and opportunities offered by modern technology. With a bounty of companies present, WhichPLM had a lot to report on.  he highly anticipated Product Innovation Apparel […]

Critical Minds

Mark Harrop, CEO & Founder of WhichPLM, discusses here the difference between PLM vendors who, upon losing a deal, turn to laying blame rather than learning from the opportunity.

Reaching New Heights in 2015

WhichPLM MD, Mark Harrop, gives us some top tips for a successful 2015; the New Year is the perfect time to figure out what may be working for you, and what may not. Mark asks our readers what they are looking to achieve this year.

ideation 2014: The WhichPLM Report

WhichPLM’s Founder & MD, Mark Harrop, recently returned from Gerber Technology’s 16th annual technology conference: ideation 2014.