Timing is everything, especially with PLM implementations. California Apparel News asks “How do you know when it’s time to invest implement a PLM system? Centric’s James Horne replies.
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You have a choice to make: PLM or ERP. Read Centric’s white paper before making your next IT investment.
We added another feather to our hat at Centric this week. The research firm Frost & Sullivan ranked Centric 8 PLM best-in-class and awarded us the Product of Excellence Award. How did we catch their eye? Find out.
Distinguishing between “customizable” and “configurable” PLM software can be mind-numbing for business users at apparel, consumer goods and luxury goods companies. Read Centric’s new white paper to shed a little light on the differences.
When talk turns to the differences between “configurable” and “customizable” PLM software, many business users at apparel, luxury goods or consumer goods companies become confused. If that’s you, read Centric’s new white paper. It delivers a clear explanation on the topic, and even contains a list of questions to use during those all-important reference calls if you’re in the middle of a PLM purchasing cycle.
Using mobile apps, Centric has enabled the designers, buyers and suppliers who use PLM to move out of the cubicle, and into the real world where vital elements of product design and development happen. Read Centric’s just-published “Apparel” Magazine article for more on how mobile PLM is transforming the fashion industry.
Last week Centric Software announced a $7.5M infusion of Series C Venture Capital Funds. In part, the company will use the money to further enhance its mobile offerings. Read more about Centric’s mobile mindset and how it’s changing the face of PLM.
During an executive panel discussion with Consumer Goods Technology, Centric CEO Chris Groves weighs in on the dual challenges of marketing to excite consumers, while creating products with the right combination of features, price and value.
Centric’s Customer Advisory Board wraps up its series on consumer goods manufacturing in this post. In addition to the changing China manufacturing landscape, CAB participants also expressed quality, compliance management, and efficiency as key issues.
Out of the four issues Centric’s Customer Advisory Board found customers grappling with, China was far and ahead of the rest. In this post, China manufacturing is studied closely.