Case Studies

Strategy: Next Generation Ecommerce Strategy

Business Context

  • The Client is a Fortune 100 Financial services company
  • The Ecommerce platform was facing challenges in meeting availability, time to market and cost to market
  • The business was looking for a platform which can improve user experience and meet the explosive growth


  • Created business case to re-engineer current platform
  • Defined IT strategy to meet new business capabilities
  • Defined logical and technical architecture
  • Evaluated vendors/products for application servers
  • Defined migration roadmap

Technologies Used

  • Business case development framework
  • IT strategy definition framework
  • TOGAF and MDA
  • J2EE, SOA, UDB, Websphere
  • Pseries, AIX, Virtualization
  • Migration roadmap framework


  • Availability improvement from 97.5% to 98.5%
  • 15-20% reduction in time to market and cost to market
  • 100% growth in customer traffic in 3 years
  • $9.5 million annual cost saving