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The Keyword Is FlexPLM: Day 2 at PTC/USER World Conference 2010
Following the general opening session presented by keynote speaker Peter Burrows, CIO Emeritus, Head of Enterprise Architecture, adidas Group, the media and

flexplm adidas  more details about adidas' FlexPLM implementation. In addition, I also had a 1:1 interview with Kathleen Mitford, VP, Product and Marketing Strategy focusing on the consumer products, retail, footwear, and apparel industries, to learn FlexPLM's achievements and product roadmap of FlexPLM. After all that, I have to give my personal Day Two keyword to FlexPLM. As to my keyword for Day One, I believe it was strategy, as I indicated in my previous blog post . For people who are not familiar with FlexPLM,

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PTC Live Global 2013: All About Design for “Servitization” —Part Two


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flexplm adidas  chain management (SCM, Windchill FlexPLM ), contributing about 45 percent of revenues; and SLM (Servigistics, 4CS , Arbortext , and the most recently acquired Enigma , see my blog post about the acquisition ), generating the remaining 15 percent of revenues. There is lots of work in progress integrating Windchill and Servigistics, but no official new solutions yet. In addition to the no-brainer synergy between the Arbortext service info publishing and the Servigistics SLM suite, the idea is to get Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Four: Global Availability


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Bizagi Case Study: adidas Selects Bizagi for Its Flexibility and Ease of Use


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flexplm adidas  Case Study: adidas Selects Bizagi for Its Flexibility and Ease of Use adidas selected Bizagi to deliver process automation across various departments including supply chain, marketing, finance, retail, and e-commerce, demonstrating Bizagi BPMS’ flexibility and suitability to address multi-functional needs of global organizations. Read More

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Why Demandware Is Out in Front in the Digital Commerce Sector


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Product Note: NGC's Fashion PLM and Sourcing Solutions


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flexplm adidas  the fashion industry, PTC FlexPLM , and TradeStone Merchandise Lifecycle Management . Product Strategy and Trajectory NGC is maintaining its focus on the fashion industry. Several years before the company introduced its PLM solutions in 2000, it had already established an ERP system specifically for the fashion industry. The introduction of e-PLM and e-SPS made the company more capable as a one-stop-shop for apparel brands, distributors, and retailers when they need enterprise software solutions. Besides Read More

TradeStone Software Presents Bamboo Rose


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