Challenge 
  • Maintainability and time to market for Scholarly Publishers’ Journal sites. 
  • Empower publishers to manage content.
  • Common Framework across sites.
  • Respond to customers faster.
  • Rapid feature enhancements and updations to sites.

 

Solution 
  • Designed a generic framework for publishers that makes it possible to create a site in weeks instead of months.
  • Migration process defined for existing sites.
  • Adopted Agile Methodology for development cycles.
  • Built template to support publishing of articles, issues, etc.
  • Main features of this  development framework are:
    • Clients can easily change site colors and UI using built in tools.
    • Publisher can change the layout and place objects in the site with very little effort.
    • Editors can change static content easily and no development effort is required.
    • New features are built as part of development process and are easy to implement.
  • Technology & Tools: Drupal7, MySQL, Apache, Jenkins, Selenium / Soasta