Month: June 2020

Replatforming Your Ecommerce System

5 Things to Think about When Replatforming Your Ecommerce System Pt. 5 Employ an Agile Based Strategy

Don’t let the cute video disarm you! 5. Employ an Agile Based Strategy There is a huge movement now for everyone to go Agile. I can not encourage enough the use of an Agile strategy to deliver a consistent series of iterative development that allows your stakeholders to see progress and be consistently engaged throughout …

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5 Things to Think about When Replatforming Your Ecommerce System Pt. 4

Don’t let the cute video disarm you! 4. Schedules and Resource Management It is highly advisable to understand how much of an affect replatforming can have on your organization’s operations and workforce. You need to plan for:  Your team’s availability; Outside vendor resource scheduling;  Any and all procurement and disbursement liabilities, as well as; Contingencies …

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5 Things to Think about When Replatforming Your Ecommerce System Pt. 3 Stakeholder Buy-in

Don’t let the cute video disarm you! 3. Stakeholder Buy-in Let me start by saying, “Involve representatives of all affected departments in EVERY phase! Involve them early, and involve them often!”.  Why do I say this? I have attended far too many project kick-off meetings, where the people who are actually affected, have no clue …

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5 Things to Think about When Replatforming Your Ecommerce System Pt. 2 Requirements and Needs

Don’t let the cute video disarm you! 2. Requirements and Needs A critical step to successfully replatforming is to understand the difference between ‘what is required’ versus ‘what is needed’. While requirements will lead to a list of prerequisites, understanding what is needed will allow the creation of user stories that can encapsulate your organizations …

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5 Things to Think about When Replatforming Your Ecommerce System Pt. 1

Don’t let the cute video disarm you! Almost every organization, at some point in time, will have  to move off their current ecommerce solution to a new one. There can be a multitude of reasons why this occurs; from a vendor sunsetting a product, to functional gaps, to even outgrowing the performance metrics of the …

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