Zweave Services

Since 2002, Zweave has worked with some of the largest US based manufacturers of apparel and consumer products to implement PLM related solutions.   Zweave has developed a comprehensive range of service offerings from product development strategy through business process improvement and PLM system implementation.  

Zweave Uniquely Offers A New – Fast-Forward™ Methodology for Small and Medium Businesses

Zweave offers unique, turnkey solutions for mid-market manufacturers and retailers of consumer products.  Zweave has developed a new, streamlined PLM implementation methodology called Fast-Forward™, which implements PTC Windchill FlexPLM in mid-market companies in the retail and consumer products manufacturing markets.  The Fast-Forward methodology delivers rapid solutions results by focusing on best practices and aligning future state processes with leading PLM software capabilities.  Fast-Forward incorporates Zweave and PTC best practices and deliverable templates leveraged from over decade of experience working with the largest retailers and consumer products manufacturers on their PLM initiatives.

“For more than a decade, Zweave has developed deep domain expertise by delivering PLM solutions in the Retail, Footwear, and Apparel markets, said David Buck, Zweave President, “We are proud to work with  PTC to provide PTC Windchill FlexPLM to mid-market companies in the RFA markets”

Learn how Zweave implemented FlexPLM for Avalanche Outdoors in lass than 2 months

In addition to the Fast-Forward™ implementation of FlexPLM, Zweave’s implementation methodology covers templates and proven techniques for the following major PLM project activities:

Strategic Services

  • PLM Education
  • PLM Opportunity Analysis
  • Project Charter
  • Financial Justification and ROI
  • Technology Alignment
  • Technology Selection
  • Steering Committee Governance 
  • Program & Project Management

Business Process Services

  • Current State Business Process
  • Future State Business Process
  • Business Requirements
  • Functional Requirements
  • Six Sigma Process Improvements
  • Organizational Change Management
  • New Process Learning and Adoption

 PLM Implementation Services

  • Technical Requirements
  • PLM Application Design
  • PLM Configuration
  • Data Cleansing and Migration
  • PLM Hosting Operations 
  • PLM Interfaces
  • ERP, Planning and E-Commerce Systems


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