You are ready to implement a new e-commerce platform to increase mobile, social and overall cross-channel capabilities, enhance online customer experience, and make more efficient merchandising, marketing and back-end operation of your store.
How confident are you that your new platform will be able to drive additional growth in the next three years, while possessing the flexibility to adapt to changing business conditions?
eCommerce requires sophisticated systems that touch core retail business processes and require investment in software, server or hosting infrastructure, staffing and training.
Selecting an ecommerce platform without clear articulating business needs and a set of capabilities to meet your business objectives.
Clear priorities of customization requirements help to prevent scope creep, budget overrun and major project delays.
Mismatch between your unique retail operations and e-commerce technology architecture would create unmanageable complexity almost immediately after launch which will lead to inefficient and expensive e-commerce operations.
You cannot predict all your future requirements. The secret to Amazon success is an internal architecture that allows adaptation to changing business needs which fueled their evolution from an online book store to the largest online market place.
Ecommerce operation is business critical part of retail business. The testing and quality assurance minimizes the risk of major flows in the user experience, transaction processing or backend operations. The time and efforts that required for testing depend on size and complexity of the platform customization.
Customer centricity approach and omni-channel capabilities are essential in modern retail. Review your process integration needs within the initial discovery and technology architecture phases.
Not having marketing and operational launch plan, including post launch support and tuning process.
Validate e-commerce Platform selection
Before we start with implementation plan we will make sure that you have selected the right platform to move forward (see our Platform Selection service).
Simplify complexity with the right architecture
We begin by defining your unique business objectives enabling the development of an e-commerce architecture to match your business needs. (see Technology architecture services).
Implementation specific to your requirements and e-commerce platform
While Shopify and Magento Enterprise implementation have common major phases, their specific activities, tasks and skills involved are very different. We have platform specific implementation techniques to better assist your business.
Our ecommerce implementation methodology have been developed based on many years of experience working with different types of retailers, ranging from the largest to smallest operations.
You have selected an e-commerce technology.
You need to plan the upgrade process, and determine how to ensure the migration process:
There is no single, automated solution which performs comprehensive migration services from one e-commerce platform to another. There are tools which can migrate some of your data and content. They achieve this through import and export processes, but there isn’t a single tool which can provide an online store migration to the extent the Eradium team can.
A wide range of technical, content, marketing and customer service elements are included in the migration process.
Here is an abbreviated list for some perspective:
Eradium helps you create actionable strategies and a road map for your next ecommerce platform upgrade, store redesign or systems/data integration initiative that is custom tailored to your business.
Eradium has developed a comprehensive migration methodology which covers over one hundred tasks, and all the full-spectrum migration process.
The Checklist Analysis process and subsequent detailed planning ensures all elements of the store transition are addressed. We provide seamless storefront migration with minimum downtime and avoiding unpleasant surprises.
Learn more about our 95-Point Checklist for Your eCommerce Platform Migration
Our developers and data migration specialists will customize your new store, and finally complete the data and content migration.