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Bombyx CEO to speak at Barclays Eagle Lab’s Women 4.0 for International Women’s Day

Women 4.0 returns for International Women’s Day with a panel of exciting speakers exploring the theme of the future of women in tech and industry and how we can celebrate traditionally feminine traits in the modern workplace.  The theme is inspired by a quote from Mary Portas, the UK’s foremost authority on retail and brand…
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A Showcase of Hull’s Most Innovative Tech Projects

Press Release from C4DI. Written by Courtney Farrow of Bloom Creative On Monday, five C4DI residents take part in the IoD East Yorkshire Digital & Tech Showcase to reveal some of the incredible projects taking place in the region. Yorkshire IoD is an organisation committed to supporting its 1,300 members through director development and the…
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Bombyx Partners with University of Leeds to Provide Software to the Innovators of Tomorrow

Press Release from C4DI. Written by Courtney Farrow of Bloom Creative C4DI-based Bombyx PLM has partnered up with University of Leeds to add PLM to its curriculum and give students a taste of the reality of the fashion industry today, as well as its digital future. From November 2019, the platform will be available across…
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Two-Day Celebration of Tech Culminates in Hull and Humber Tech Awards

This week, it was fantastic to see Hull’s tech and digital community come together at the first ever Tech Expo Humber, followed by an evening of celebration at the fifth Hull and Humber Tech Awards.  On Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 October, the region’s top technology businesses gathered at the Bonus Arena in Hull to…
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Tech Expo Humber’s ‘We’re In Tech’ Talk Explores Being a Women in the Sector

Four women are to represent C4DI at this October’s Humber Tech Expo and discuss their experiences working in the technology and digital sector.  C4DI Community Manager Louise Cooke, Founder of Bombyx PLM Lucy Blackley, Director of Development at Sauce Claire Clark and Co-Founder of Moodbeam Christina Colmer McHugh take to the stage at Bonus Arena…
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User-Centric Software Places Simplicity at the Heart of Product Design

Bombyx PLM is on a mission to streamline product design and development, helping manufacturers, product developers and creatives get back to what they do best without tedious, time-consuming admin tasks. The product lifecycle management software is for any company creating products and supports the whole development process, from the initial concepts right through to production.…
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The Future of Fashion is Digital, post-Covid-19 (with audio version)

As stated in my previous article on the links between climate change, wellbeing, and PLM as part of the solution, I strongly believe the shift in our buying and trading behaviour was due a revamp in order to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems, which apparel had a huge part to play in. And…
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Virtual trade show ‘next best thing’ for Make it British

Written by Isabella Fish, and originally published by Drapers The virtual trade show format is the “next best thing” for Make it British amid the chaotic coronavirus outbreak, exhibitors have told Drapers. Last week founder and CEO of Make it British Live, Kate Hills, was forced to postpone the UK manufacturing trade show until further…
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How to Improve Product Innovation at your Company

Even big companies struggle with innovation. Take, for example, Gerber’s 1970s attempt to penetrate the adult food market. Instead of developing a new line with its own unique distribution strategy, the baby food brand re-labelled existing pureed products and simply placed them in a different aisle. Or, more recently, look to the flop of Pizza…
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Reducing Waste in Design and Manufacturing: Make It British Live! 2020

Press Release from Future Fashion Factory. Written by Sarah Parkin Brands, designers and manufacturers are gearing up for this year’s Make It British Live! trade show next month, set for the Business Design Centre in Islington 17-18 March. As many of our members prepare to exhibit or visit the event, we are excited that the Future Fashion…