Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 293,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013.
Accenture’s Product Lifecycle Services help companies organize, develop and manage products and services, from idea to retirement. Our end-to-end services – tailored for industries from auto and industrial to aerospace and high tech – provide greater engineering efficiency and predictability to reduce cost and increase return on R&D investment.
Our services span the full spectrum of strategy, digital, technology and are supported by established alliances with major PLM vendors. Product Lifecycle Services can help companies sense and adapt to changing customer needs by enabling an infrastructure for connected products and nimble product development; shape an ecosystem for customers, partners and suppliers to continually influence product strategy; and automate systems that provide new levels of flexibility and efficiency to address specific markets on a global scale.
DeSL is a global company delivering integrated web based, end-to-end solutions for the Fashion, Apparel, Textile and Footwear sectors. Applications include PLM, PIM, ERP, SRM and E-Commerce modules.
With a well-established and rapidly growing global customer base including Retail, E-Tail, Wholesale and Manufacturing companies, DeSL’s software has been proven to be one of the most scalable and technologically advanced solutions in the market place today, capable of supporting many hundreds or thousands of users via the Cloud or locally hosted.
The company is rapidly pushing back the boundaries of technology for the fashion sector and is leading the pack in many key business process areas including:
Color Lifecycle Management
Visual Planning and Merchandising
Interactive, web based 3D Design
Virtual/Augmented Reality and how HoloLens technology can transform design, merchandising and selling processes
EFI Optitex is the world's leading provider of an integrated 2D/3D software platform that enables customers to quickly create true-to-life 3D digital garments. EFI Optitex empowers apparel and soft goods companies to revolutionize the way they develop, produce, and market their products. Brands, retailers, and manufacturers can now view their collections in all styles and colors months earlier, and leverage digital garments to collaborate, market, and sell better than ever before. Since its founding in 1988, EFI Optitex has worked to keep thousands of companies and tens of thousands of users at the forefront of technology, enabling them to greatly reduce their time to market and costs, and increase their competitive advantage.
The digital revolution is growing, and so is the need for connectivity. That’s why Gerber Technology, whose industry-leading software and automation solutions help customers improve their design and manufacturing processes and more effectively manage the supply chain, has launched its own integrated digital revolution.
Gerber’s digital solutions connect seamlessly— YuniquePLM™ and AccuMark® share planning and design information; then pass critical production data on to our GERBERspreaders™ and GERBERcutters®. Gerber helps you increase productivity, shorten cycle times and automate critical processes. Plus, by creating one version of the truth, we give your entire team greater visibility into work in process.
Kalypso is a global innovation consulting firm that works with organizations to deliver better results from innovation. Kalypso's Innovation Results Transformation approach is designed to help clients improve innovation performance for sustained, bottom-line growth – year over year.
Pivot88 is a cloud- and mobile-based collaboration platform designed to ensure that manufactured products meet the highest quality standards. Developed specifically for sourcing or outsourcing professionals, Pivot88 enables companies of all sizes to collaborate directly with their suppliers to standardize processes while generating savings. Driven by the objective of ensuring compliance and improving product quality, Pivot88 structures and automates quality management processes to provide positive gains for all stakeholders. Present in 23 countries, Pivot88 is uniquely positioned to be a permanent virtual representative at all your vendor locations.
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global technology provider of the leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions that transform how companies create, operate and service products. PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world.
In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 we were first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way companies do business.
With PTC, global manufacturers, retailers, brands and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.
3DLOOK has built two mobile-first, AI powered fit solutions for apparel manufacturing and retail.
SAIA Perfect Fit prompts customers of any online apparel retailer to find their perfect size after uploading only two photos or selfies taken anywhere on any mobile device. Our proprietary technology recommends the perfect size based on measurement and body shape data, reducing return rates and increasing conversion rates.
SAIA 3D is an API that generates accurate body models with measurements of the customer from the two photos. This 3D model can be used for virtual try-on and in pre-production and fit stages increasing speed and efficiency of go to market timeline and allowing for customization.
Both solutions are powered by complex computer vision algorithms, deep learning neural networks and 3D matching technologies.
3DLOOK is also building a virtual try-on solution that will enable shoppers to see how they look in product in Augmented Reality (AR) before purchase.
3dMD develops and markets the most widely used static-3D and temporal-3D (motion) camera systems for human subject input applications that demand anatomical image precision including healthcare, wearable technologies, apparel, anthropometrics, human factors, and security. Combining subject workflow efficiency with the ability to generate a progressive 3D sequence of high-quality motion images of the face, head, hand, foot, or full body, 3dMD supports many innovations from clinical findings and facial recognition to the creation of new wearable technologies, clothing, accessories, and footwear that precisely adapt and fit to a person’s unique shape and enhance performance. And in today’s disruptive world, when many consumers are driven to spend money on memorable experiences that provide notable content for their social media scrapbooks, 3dMD can also provide a unique bricks-and-mortar consumer experience that builds brand excitement.
Amber Road’s (NYSE: AMBR) mission is to dramatically transform the way companies conduct global trade. As a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) software, trade content and training, we help companies all over the world create value through their global supply chain by improving margins, achieving greater agility and lowering risk. We do this by creating a digital model of the global supply chain that enables collaboration between buyers, sellers and logistics companies. We replace manual and outdated processes with comprehensive automation for global trade activities, including sourcing, supplier management, production tracking, transportation management, supply chain visibility, import and export compliance, and duty management. We provide rich data analytics to uncover areas for optimization and deliver a platform that is responsive and flexible to adapt to the ever-changing nature of global trade.
Bamboo Rose provides a product innovation platform that connects the B2B retail community through design, development and delivery. We simplify the product creation and delivery process from start to finish, helping companies bring great products to market. Our collaborative B2B marketplace is powered by proven Trade Engines, our intelligent product lifecycle management (PLM), that helps retailers discover great products virtually, develop faster, and deliver products to global markets more efficiently and at higher margins.
Bring them together, and great people make great products. BeProduct is built for both. A new kind of fashion PLM platform, made by people passionate about product. And a smart social space, designed for creativity and collaboration.
LEADING THE 3D REVOLUTION The fashion industry is undergoing a digital revolution. Until recently, fashion went from paper sketches, to paper patterns, to hand-sewn samples. Today, thanks to a new generation of technology, leading fashion companies are doing it all in true-to-life 3D. Browzwear’s pioneering 3D solutions for apparel design, development and merchandising are the key to a successful digital product lifecycle. Through the power of beautiful, true-to-life 3D, designers, developers, production and marketing can now collaborate effectively to get creative products to market faster than ever before. With Browzwear, brands and retailers around the world are connecting people and processes, reducing iterations and samples, and merchandising garments even before they are produced.
From its headquaters in Sillicon Valley and offices in trend capitals around the world, Centric Software provides a Digital Transformation Platform for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor and consumer goods. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (VIP) is a visual, fully digital collection of boards for touch-based devices like iPad, iPhone and large-scale, touch-screen televisions. Centric VIP transforms decision making and automates execution to truly collapse time to market and distance to trend. Centric's flagship product lifecycle management (PLM) platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, buiness planning, quality, and collection managment functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries.
For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
CGS’s BlueCherry Enterprise Suite has the built-in capacity to address the fundamental needs of all core management, planning, design and product development, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and sales functions.
With end-to- end capabilities, the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite enables consumer lifestyle products companies to manage critical business transactions and concept-to- consumer processes to improve speed to market, gain greater process visibility and control, increase productivity and operational efficiency, reduce costs and enhance competitiveness.
CLO Virtual Fashion creates true-to-life 3D garment visualization technologies. Utilized as an industry tool for improved communication, CLO software solutions have quickly become a standard for expressing a variety of design details and garment categories — from simple T-shirts to complex outerwear. With over 10 years of extensive research and development, and a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise clients, CLO continues to provide cutting-edge solutions to build a more efficient and creative 3D ecosystem for the fashion and apparel industries.
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE company, provides businesses and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its 3DEXPERIENCE Platform leverages the company’s world-leading 3D software applications to transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported, enabling businesses to craft delightful customer experiences. With the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, our customers create “social enterprises” that involve their customers in the innovation process. With its online architecture, the 3DEXPERIENCE environment helps businesses to test and evaluate — anywhere in the development lifecycle of a product or service — the eventual experience they will deliver to their customers. In short, 3DEXPERIENCE powers the next-generation capabilities that drive today’s Experience Economy.
Devery is a blockchain startup focused on secure product verification and counterfeit protection. Our technology aims to help brands improve customer engagement, prevent counterfeiting, prove provenance and track products throughout its lifecycle.
At Embodee, we specialize in creating virtual product technology to support the future of commerce. Embodee’s high-end visualization technology bridges the gap between experiencing and closely inspecting products in person vs. experiencing them virtually on any web-connected screen. Over the past eight years, Embodee has grown into the leading provider of 3D virtual apparel solutions used in B2B and B2C commerce. The innovative platform offers product digitization or product upload, integrated with a mobile friendly hosted service that powers leading apparel companies' virtual product experiences worldwide. Key applications offered by Embodee's platform are the digital reproduction of large assortments of physical products in 3D, apparel product customization, and virtual merchandising. Please visit us at www.embodee.com for demonstrations of our offerings.
Foundry's tools offer a more modern solution for the rapidly changing world of digital design. With 3D tools, you can easily assign believable materials that can be shiny or matt, rough or smooth, furry or rubbery—aspects that are difficult to convey in 2D; you can add realistic indoor or outdoor lighting; and you can render your product so that it looks as real as a photograph, from any angle, or as an entire turntable animation.
Digital is now – the subject of digitization is driving the fashion industry to initiate change – and the Human Solutions Group has the ideal software solutions for the entire process chain, from the initial idea to the shop.
The Human Solutions Group develops and sells innovative soft-ware for the apparel industry. Its solutions help companies to digitize, simplify and optimize work steps, resulting in the effient utilization of time and costs. The products and solutions of the Human Solutions Group can be integrated into a process chain, enabling efficient collection development, seamless integration with the production process and the subsequent marketing of the collection. Human Solutions possesses a unique knowledge about the human body and has created the world’s argest database by means of body scans.
Human Solutions was founded by Dr. Andreas Seidl in 2002. The Human Solutions Group – a full-service supplier for fashion – is active worldwide, with more than 200 employees and partners in more than 50 countries. The Group's head office is in Kaiserslautern/Germany. In the United Stated of America, the 100% subsidiary Human Solutions of North America Inc. is based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
Inspectorio´s platform allows brands and retailers committed to high quality and sustainability standards, to build a digital ecosystem around their global supply chain. Its dynamic network increases transparency, collaboration and empowerment at the intersection between brands, vendors and factories.
ITC Infotech, is a comprehensive PLM Services and Solutions provider for the ever EVOLVING, INTEGRATED and EXTENDED Enterprise in Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry space. Our solutions help address both industry-specific challenges and everyday business pressures.
Powered by one of the largest Global teams comprising, technical and process Retail PLM specialists with experience of numerous implementations, and the largest pool of domain experts from the industry, ITC Infotech helps clients realize the full benefits of PLM including user adoption and training. ITC Infotech is transforming businesses with its understanding and expertise of the confluence of traditional and disruptive technologies (IoT, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Mobility).
ITC Infotech is a specialized global full service technology solutions provider, led by Business and Technology Consulting. ITC Infotech’s Digitaligence@work infuses technology with domain, data, design, and differentiated delivery to significantly enhance experience and efficiency, enabling our clients to differentiate and disrupt their business.
Lectra is a world leader in high-tech solutions designed to empower fashion apparel companies to stay one step ahead in an ever-changing global industry. From design to production, Lectra helps fashion brands, retailers and manufacturers transform digitally in order to address customer needs, increase efficiency and speed-to-market, and achieve overall operational excellence.
The Lectra fashion & apparel portfolio addresses the entire product lifecycle. From ensuring newness and increased creativity while respecting cost constraints and volume fluctuations, to pattern-making, grading and 3D prototyping, Lectra design and product development solutions facilitate and accelerate the collection development cycle and build a better product. In the cutting room, Lectra customers rely on innovative lean and smart solutions designed for both fabric and leather to help them predict and control costs, optimise time to market , and reduce material consumption and labor costs.
In addition to innovation technologies propelled by far-reaching investments in R&D, Lectra's premium offer includes in-house expertise and customer support rooted in deep industry knowledge and best practices. Close collaboration between R&D, production, and call center teams means Lectra not only reacts to customer needs, but also anticipates them.
For more information on how Lectra can help your fashion and apparel company, please visit https://www.lectra.com/en/fashion-apparel
Nexgen Packaging was founded with the goal of providing customers with the highest quality packaging products by leveraging software and analytics in the design and manufacturing processes. Since its inception in 2006, Nexgen has become a global leader in the tag and label industry offering a complete portfolio of apparel branding products, variable data products and other packaging solutions. We focus exclusively on retail, apparel and footwear brands and our success is directly linked to our core software offerings that are used by over 12,000 manufacturing entities globally.
The founders of Nexgen had a vision for how technology could improve the relationship between brands, vendors and suppliers. We developed our core platform around this concept and continue to invest in areas such as PLM and testing data integration, analytics and reporting. Our software has become a fundamental part of our engagement with customers who are seeking ways to improve the speed, cost and quality of their supply chain processes.
At Nexgen Packaging, we don’t just understand the pressure of delivering products globally in business critical environments; we live it. Speak to our team and learn how we partner with our customers to solve their supply chain challenges.
NGC Software helps brands and retailers worldwide digitize their product development processes with the Andromeda TM PLM solution. The cloud-based solution transforms design productivity and reduces lead times, with a common platform for all PLM elements including Planning, Merchandising, Design, Costing, Sampling, Quality and Sourcing. Workflow calendars allow you to track progress, predict unexpected delays and keep all departments on the same page in real-time. Extend the functionality of Andromeda PLM or your existing PLM system with NGC’s additional cloud-based solutions for supply chain management (SCM), global quality control and vendor compliance. NGC customers include Brooks Brothers, Canada Goose, Carter’s, Destination XL, Fanatics, Foot Locker, Jockey International, Nicole Miller, Spanx, Sport Obermeyer, VF Corporation, Xcel Brands and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.
Founded in 2001, Setlog is the developer and marketer of one of the leading supply chain and vendor compliance management platform for fashion and consumer goods companies. More than 100 customers have successfully deployed Setlog solutions across more than 80 countries and 40,000 users across the end-to-end supply chain.
The cloud-based OSCA® hub connects retailers and brands in real-time with their global suppliers, agents, factories, buying offices, quality, testing, logistics, distribution and other global business partners. This single, smart-connective platform empowers improved planning, transparency, execution, compliance and control through improved early alerts, data analysis and information management tools.
Setlog clients typically report cost reductions of up to 30%; resulting in a Return on Investment (ROI) within the first 12 months and sustainable competitive advantages.
Setlog GmbH maintains a global headquarters in Bochum, Germany and the North American subsidiary Setlog Corp. in New York City. For more information, visit http://www.setlog.com.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of software solutions to drive the digital transformation of industry, creating new opportunities for manufacturers to realize innovation. With headquarters in Plano, Texas, and over 140,000 customers worldwide, Siemens PLM Software works with companies of all sizes to transform the way ideas come to life, the way products are realized, and the way products and assets in operation are used and understood. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm
SoftWear Automation is disrupting the $100 billion sewn goods industry by creating autonomous sewn good worklines for Apparel, Footwear and Home Goods. The Atlanta-based machine vision and AI startup launched in 2012 after 7 years in R&D working on projects with DARPA, Georgia Tech, and the WALMART Foundation. SoftWear’s fully automated SEWBOT®s allow manufacturers to SEWLOCAL™, moving their supply chains closer to the customer while creating higher quality products at a lower cost.
True Fit is a data-driven personalization platform for footwear and apparel brands and retailers. True Fit hosts the industry’s most comprehensive data collective in the nearly $2 trillion global apparel and footwear industry by connecting manufacturing design data from thousands of leading apparel and footwear brands, anonymized consumer order data from hundreds of top retailers, and personal preference data from tens of millions of registered True Fit users.
Using advanced AI technology, True Fit maps the detailed style, fit, and technical attributes from clothes and shoes to the detailed preferences of millions of individual shoppers. This data platform enables retailers and brands to provide consumers with unparalleled personalization. Size and fit recommendations, personal style rankings, and insight analytics are all capabilities derived from True Fit’s intelligent data platform.
For 15 years, Tukatech, Inc. has been at the forefront of pioneering virtual product development to reduce the lead time for garment manufacturing. Through their partnership with Autodesk, TUKA3D for virtual sample-making is built on a powerful 3D Studio Max platform, which breathes life into virtual product development by equipping users with customized virtual fit models – complete with field-specific animations – and rendering capabilities, as well as integrations with popular graphic-design programs to fuel the imagination of the designer. Keeping in line with their mission as a full-solution- provider, virtual product development ends not with a 3D sample, but with a fully web-based digital sample room, containing robust tools for collaboration between teams around the world. This fully virtual environment has allowed the product development process to be completed in as little as seven days, a far-cry from the typical two-to- three-month cycle.
Visual Next (formerly Visual 2000 Intl.) is a leading provider of End2End software tailored specifically to the apparel, footwear, and fashion accessory companies. Our fully integrated suite of business solutions empowers retailers, brands and manufacturers to lead the way in today’s omnichannel market using mobile friendly and data driven tools. Over 600 companies around the world are re-engineering their processes for the future using Visual Next technology.
What you need to know about Visual Next:
20 years of innovation packaged in a true omnichannel solution.
Manage your business anytime from anywhere with fully responsive tools.
Configurable applications seamlessly working together to meet the specific requirements of modern apparel companies.
Automation of time consuming business processes for greater productivity and speed to market.
Complete integration with industry standard and proprietary applications, including Adobe Illustrator.
Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, X-Rite employs more than 800 people in 11 countries. Experts in blending the art and science of color, we focus on providing complete end-to- end color management solutions for our clients in every industry where color matters. X-Rite Pantone, as global leader in color science and technology, has taken an ambitious step beyond color to tackle the more significant challenge of capturing and managing appearance. Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) Ecosystem, a solution that allows you to capture and virtualize materials that have the exact same visual characteristics as their physical counterparts, and enables an unmatched level of realism and efficiency in digital material capture and 3D design. The TAC™ Ecosystem is an award- winning appearance solution that brings product designs to life with digital material representations and consistently shared material appearance information across every step of the product development process to reduce design approval cycles and accelerate time to market. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with regional headquarters in Europe (Zurich) and Asia (Shanghai) and service centers across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. For further information, please visit www.xrite.com/TAC