Espedia, an Italian-based consulting company, began working on SAP ERP before specializing in CAD integrations to support the complete management of the Product Life Cycle (PLM). We advise companies to integrate all the different parts of the value chain, from the ideation of a product through to design, manufacturing, and aftermarket services, to be prepared for the new era that we call Industry 4.0, where systems are connected thanks to the Industrial Internet of Things. Espedia has proven experience in Fashion & Retail, CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods), Manufacturing, Automotive, Chemical, Pharma, Aerospace and Construction & Public. For fashion industries in particular, Espedia has developed an SAP Product Development Platform – SAP PDP - based on SAP HANA, SAP’S in memory database which dramatically accelerates analytics and predictive capabilities. PDP is a new, powerful solution for brand collections management.