Chapter 8. Fundamental Requirements for a Multisite Platform

Key Concepts

Collect requirements to ensure completeness of implementation

Collect both functional and nonfunctional requirements

In this chapter, we describe the typical requirements that a company should seek from a commerce platform. Each commerce business has unique variations and has unique requirements from the commerce platform it uses. This is necessarily so because each company must be creative in the way it does business to compete in the world market.

We cannot possibly provide a comprehensive list of requirements for a generic commerce platform that will suit all businesses. The purpose here is not to provide a complete list, but rather to describe those typical ...

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