Articles

How are you so burnt when you’re barely on fire? (with audio version)

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Lucy Blackley shares the links between climate change, wellbeing, and PLM as part of the solution. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel.  The world is burning, and we’re all burnt out. Are the two related? It’s clear they are for those who have suffered…Read More

Technically Glitched Curriculums: A Call To Responsibility

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Lucy Blackley shares her concerns on our education system – and, in particular, how it’s setting graduates up to fail. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel.  Last month I took on my first intern for the company I founded and direct. It started with…Read More

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.…Read More

Love, Death and PLM

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Lucy Blackley shares her thoughts on people as a product, how their lifecycle and wellbeing matters more than the consumable product itself, and how the empowerment of people and investment in technology can create a better working culture that only supports and promotes the end products of a brand. Lucy…Read More

Navigating the PLM Playing Field

Lucy Blackley shares her thoughts on the similarities between small and large enterprises when it comes to PLM. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel. Why does PLM feel like a political playing field, where the growth of everyone together isn’t an option, despite the recent shifts in…Read More

Why are we not looking at PLM from a people perspective?

Here, Lucy Blackley focuses on the individual in relation to selling and implementing software systems. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel. Before taking on my ‘passion project’ of people, processes, and technology, which has slowly over the course of two years become an actual business, I worked as a…Read More

Lifecycle of a Lifecycle (2/2)

Here, Lucy Blackley continues taking us through the journey of developing her own PLM system. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel. Two months ago, I published my first article for WhichPLM (the predecessor to this piece), in which I delved into the back of my mind to revisit the process of…Read More

Lifecycle of a Lifecycle (Part 1 of 2)

Here, Lucy Blackley shares her first exclusive with WhichPLM. Lucy is a PLM and Product Development expert, and sits on WhichPLM’s Expert panel. In this piece, she shares her experiences developing her own PLM system.  The notion of creating a new PLM system was, for me, one of an organic nature; yet at the same…Read More