Client requirementsClient required a methodically developed online Business-To-Business portal having intended towards providing an online business place for businesses from all around the globe. A system that will be one-stop depot for trade leads, tender offers, biddings, partnerships, franchises, company profiles, products and services, Buy and Sell Offers, and businesses institutions for sale. Members enjoy access to multiple markets, aggregated electronic product catalog, tender offering and procurement management all in one convenient location.
Strategic Intent:To provide a common platform for business all around the globe to trade in the most healthy and free business atmosphere
Target Audience:The site was primarily targeted towards three different genres that involve in any business viz.
3) Businesses For Sale
Extensive study of these variedly characterized categories of stakeholders enabled us to design and develop the site that will provide vigorous working conditions for diverse business all around the globe.
ChallengesDevelopment of every web based portal had myriad inherent challenges and constraints. The most critical problem that our team had faced was to understand the B2B business model and functioning of the same. At the same time it became imperative for us to study the psyche of clusters of target customers, their need, their taste, choice etc.
Besides this, we had many other constraints like-
1) Developing a Robust framework for the site which is capable of managing millions of users at a time without buckling down the system and site.
2) Developing an invoice generation module along with integration of Payment Gateway.
3) Despite having complex structure and system, ensuring the easy navigation through the implementation Web Usability Functions.
4) Having trade of vital information about the business, ensuring safe and secure transfer of data became imperative
To overcome the aforementioned challenges and provide a robust web application to the client as per his requirements we used various technological approaches that are discussed in the next part.
Tools and technologies used