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4 Questions to Answer Before Re-platforming Your E-commerce Software

[fa icon="calendar"] May 9, 2017 6:41:43 PM / by Mark Talbot

Mark Talbot

You've reached your limit with your current ecommerce platform, but what steps do you take next?

You may be wrestling with the decision to re-platform for many reasons. The most common reason we hear is usually that you have built a franken-system of spaghetti code, disparate databases, alongside various components and silo’ed micro-platforms that do not speak to one-another. You and your staff are tearing your hair out trying to keep everything in-sync. This patchwork nightmare is failing to capture all your revenue opportunities, and is costing you time/money to manage the increasing complexity.

In this PDF whitepaper download, you will understand how to answer:

  • What Features, Functionality define your replatforming effort?
  • What feature/benefit requirements are needed to evaluate your next system?
  • How to determine if you're ready for re-platforming
  • What Operational issues will impact your efforts?

In addition, in this whitepaper you will get a bonus set of Checklists covering:



Dont Wait! The sooner you can strategize your re-platforming efforts, the sooner you will be on the road to solving your businesses' greatest painpoints and profit killers.


Topics: replatforming

Mark Talbot

Written by Mark Talbot

Mark has been working in traditional as well as digital media & marketing since 1989, across a wide variety of fields: Print and automated data publishing; Exhibit interactives; Content marketing, Brand development strategies, Digital media consulting, and e-Commerce website design & development. When not pushing pixels around, he enjoys hiking in his backyard which includes the Great Sand Dunes National Park, the Rio Grande National Wilderness area, and the Baca National Wildife Refuge. He's been known to take off-mid week to carve the amazing powder that dumps at the Wolf Creek Ski Area, where he can be seen barreling down the black runs, grinning like a fool and howling with glee.