The world of retail and retail technology is ever evolving. Our platform - bluCommerce - must be able to respond to changes in the market and changes in demand from our customers. Our public roadmap has been designed to give visibility on what's upcoming and what has been achieved, ultimately showing how we are adapting within the eCommerce landscape. Feedback is also essential to help guide this, and our own customers have a part to play in the progression of our platform.
A scalable self-service platform that helps ambitious retailers trade better
This is ultimately what guides our platform direction. Online retailers need to be able to market, merchandise, and build their brands, all whilst differentiating and executing faster than competitors. This means eCommerce platforms need to be innovative, adaptable, scalable, and allow ever increasing levels of control to pivot quickly to changing customer demands and habits. Explore our 'Outlook for 2018 Report', including a foreword by Co-founder, Chris MattinglyDownload now
Our roadmap is grouped into three key areas of focus:
Extending control of the platform to retailers, offering greater freedom and flexibility to drive business forward.
Building on the integrated shopping experience, by optimising customer engagement and developing a stronger brand identity.
Future-proofing our technology so that we can comfortably power your online presence while your business continues to grow.
On the roadmap, you’ll be able to see four simple columns, each of which indicate the status of items within it:
We gather ideas of what to build next from an array of sources including bluCommerce retailers, industry events, website users, analytics and internal experts.
This is a list of some of the most popular and interesting ideas. At this point we have not committed to or prioritised these items, but are keen to gauge retailers’ interest and input. Please do feel free to pass along any feedback or input via your account manager. Items in this state will always have some background on the idea and a clear objective / business case as to how it can offer value to customers and ourselves. Until we have this information, the idea will not be included on the public roadmap.
Ideas at this point are in further research or are being prepared to be built. At this stage further detail about the product and user stories will be developed and published.
We’re on it! These items are currently being built.
All of these items are ready for you to start benefiting from. Most will receive a separate announcement, but at this stage the majority of detail will be published or linked to. If you need further information, please contact your account manager and feel free to let us know what you think.
The roadmap is not set in stone - it is dynamic, and we’ll regularly update it to reflect demands and market trends.
Potential items are not committed to or necessarily prioritised - these are here to gauge interest.
Detail within roadmap items should not be considered a specification or finalised requirements until Done!
Done! does not mean finished, never to be worked on again. We work with an iterative methodology always looking to improve and evolve the product based on feedback. It’s never too late to tell us what you think!
Delivery dates will not be detailed on the items in progress, but will be communicated at the earliest opportunity.
We will not always include all of the listed features in the first iteration of the product - our aim is to deliver value as early as possible.