Viewpoints By Traci Stapleton

Microblog: WATCH: PI Apparel LA 2023 Recap

We're back from PI Apparel LA with some great takeaways. Senior manager Hadley Bauer caught up with the Kalypso team at the event to get their thoughts and top insights. Insights include how organizations are being challenged to scale and realize the value of virtualizing, automating and applying analytics

Article: Rethinking Retail’s Post-Pandemic Operating Model

Key questions RFA executives should ask to make sure their operating model is built to support your post-pandemic strategies

Article: Retail Digital Innovation: Leading Practices for the Product Development Lifecycle Process with 3D

The retail industry clearly recognizes the importance and value around digital product creation, yet a large gap exists between the recognized value and the demonstrated success. Digital product creation isn't "automagic" but the upsides outweighs the effort and will ultimately require less time, money and effort.

Article: Retail Innovation: Adoption of Leading Product Development Practices in a Digital World

The rapidly evolving digital world will change retail product development more in the next 5 years than it has in the last 15. Retail, footwear and apparel product leaders must find ways to transform their end-to-end product development lifecycles to deliver top and bottom-line results.

Article: 3D Adoption in Retail – Avoiding the Deployment Trap

There are many potential benefits for retailers who adopt 3D technology, but the temptation is high to focus on making a modest investment rather than on the transformational potential. Here are eight deployment traps you need to avoid.

Article: Leading Practices that Accelerate PLM Benefits & ROI in Hard Goods

For hard goods manufacturers with complex and varied product development processes, PLM technology has the potential to provide strong business value. These leading practices will answer your most common questions and help accelerate time to value with PLM.

Article: The PLM Dilemma of Multi-Category Retailers: One or Multiple Systems?

Multi-category retailers design and develop a huge array of product types, often with vastly different development processes. With so many possible variations, should multi-category retailers align all product development teams onto one PLM platform, or use multiple systems?

Article: Transforming Product Development in Hard Goods: PLM Drives Innovation and Product Development Transformation

How can hard goods manufacturers or retailers build on the PLM use cases from other industries, and what unique value can a PLM transformation offer to them?