I started working for Colony Brands in 1986. Back then it was known as The Swiss Colony. Over the past 30 years I worked in many areas within the organization, from operations, to drop ship, merchandising, inventory management and most recently Product Lifecycle Management.In 2012 we formed a small team to investigate system options for product data management. After looking many types of systems, including workflow tools, PIM tools and finally landing on PLM tools. In 2013 we selected FlexPLM as our tool of choice. After completing implementation in 2015, we moved from a project group to a department specializing in PLM. My role in that department is system administration, process management, user access, integration management and data analyst.