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Centric Software Hosts Transformation Technology talk with industry leader: Steve Chastain, VP Global IT at Volcom

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CAMPBELL, Calif., January 15, 2019 Centric hosts Coffee and Cocoa with Steve Chastain, VP Global IT at Volcom- teaching trade secrets to growing a business and staying profitable along the way. Still relying on spreadsheets to run your business? Wish there was a way to streamline your product development and product-related data? That’s where Centric Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and industry leaders come in to answer those questions.

Meet Centric at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show and attend the Cocoa Bar & PLM Session to hear from Steve Chastain, VP Global IT at Volcom, about how the company adopted Centric PLM to simplify processes, reduce time to market and focus their development on creating the right products for their customers. And best of all, how they made their employees happy!

Centric PLM empowers outdoor businesses to improve time-to-market, boost product innovation and streamline development. Leading brands around the world report that Centric helps them improve their productivity by up to 50%, reduce sample lead time by 25% and increase sales by up to 10%. Burton, CamelBak, Klim and many other leading outdoor brands gain efficiencies and save time using Centric PLM. (over 300 brands and counting)

Have fun with a 1:1 demo or try our ground-breaking visual innovation touch screen boards yourself – Centric Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP).

We have three ways to connect at OR Snow Show:

  • In-Booth Demo Sessions | Stop by our booth (#54022-UL) at 10:00 a.m. (PLM4ALL) or 2:00 p.m. (CVIP) during Snow Show.
  • Cocoa Bar & PLM Session | How Volcom Shreds its Way to Success with Centric PLM, Steve Chastain, VP Global IT Jan. 31, 2 p.m.
  • Happy Hour | Join us on Jan. 31 (6:00 to 8:00 p.m.) at Stout Street Social, directly across from the Convention Center.

Please register here to reserve your spot!

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Centric Software (

From its headquarters in Silicon 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, luxury, 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, business planning, quality, and collection management functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric SMB packages extended PLM, including innovative technology and key industry learnings tailored for small businesses.

Centric Software has received multiple industry awards, including the Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award in Retail, Fashion, and Consumer Goods PLM in 2018 and Frost & Sullivan’s Global Retail, Fashion, and Apparel PLM Product Differentiation Excellence Award in 2016 and 2012. Red Herring named Centric to its Top 100 Global list in 2013, 2015 and 2016.

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