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Centric, News and Events, Event, UK 2011 PLM SEMINAR

UK 2011 PLM Seminar for apparel, footwear and accessories

October 18, 2011 - 9:30 AM - 4:00PM
Apex City of London Hotel – London
Seminar and lunch are complimentary

To register to attend this event, click here.

Globalization is forcing many Apparel and Footwear companies to transform the way they do business to stay ahead of the competition. Product Lifecycle Management has become an indispensable tool for reducing cycle time, adopting fast fashion, mastering global product development and improving sourcing decisions.

The implementation of the right PLM software (like Centric’s own proven solution) can enhance operational efficiency from initial concept to store delivery, with a positive impact on overall profitability.

Key discussion points of this session include:
• Hear Centric’s CEO Chris Groves illustrate how PLM is a strategic area of technology investment for Apparel, Footwear and Accessories companies.
• Learn the benefits that some of the biggest industry names, like JD Sports Fashion PLC, have been able to achieve by implementing PLM.
• Let Dave Goodman, one of the industry’s leading experts, give you an insight into the best solutions & practices available today on the market to Plan, Develop, Source, Manage and Follow up your collection and Product Development lifecycle.

9:30 Welcome coffee
10:00 Why invest in PLM? A strategic overview of the importance of PLM for retail, footwear and apparel from one of the industry’s longest-serving experts - Mark Harrop, CEO, Which PLM   
10:20 Centric Software Overview - Chris Groves, CEO, Centric Software
10:45 Centric PLM Solutions : Line Planning, Design Development, Material & Color management, Technical Specifications, Sourcing & Costing - Dave Goodman, Technical Director UK, Centric Software
12:30 Lunch break
1:30 Centric PLM Solutions : Quality Management, Supplier Collaboration, iPAD Collection Book & iPhone PLM Mobility apps - Dave Goodman, Technical Director UK, Centric Software
2:30 Centric PLM customer success stories: JD Sports, Longchamp, Le Coq Sportif, Balenciaga (Gucci Group), Intersport, Colmar - Laurent Dubuisson, Technical Director Europe, Centric Software
3:15 Achieving a PLM implementation in only 4 months? Learn how here. Project Plan & Resources, Risks, ERP Integration, Success Criteria, Benefits & ROI - Laurent Dubuisson, Technical Director Europe, Centric Software
3:45 Q&A

Info and contact :
Centric Software Marketing

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