How BHS relaunched online in just seven weeks

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Upgrading or launching a new commerce platform is a necessary evil for almost every business at some point of its growth that usually brings with it months, if not years, of disruption, huge cost and significant additional pressure on resource.

On 4th May at 2pm BST, hear from Tony Perks, former Group CIO/CTO at The British Home Store – joined by SAP Hybris and Greenlight Commerce – to learn the strategies that BHS used to be live and trading again online within seven weeks, and how your business can apply these to your own project to reduce disruption and maximise investment as early as possible.

Topics covered during this webinar will include:

  • BHS’s priorities for an ecommerce platform
  • How a Minimum Viable Product approach and Agile Methodology are key to a fast Time To market (TTM)
  • What Minimum Viable Product actually means
  • The challenges and benefits of a fast TTM
  • The compromises BHS had to make along the way

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Tony Perks
Group CIO & CTO
The British Home Store

Tony is a highly skilled career CIO with extensive experience across multiple industries, both within the UK and internationally. An expert in aligning IT technology roadmaps and priorities to business plans, strategies, objectives and goals, in his role as Group CIO & CTO at The British Home Store Tony was perfectly placed to oversee the reincarnation of BHS in the UK as purely an online entity. He is currently the Technical Lead for the Fan Engagement Programme at Liverpool Football Club.

Kevin Murray
Managing Director
Greenlight Commerce

Kevin leads the Greenlight Commerce practice of technical experts who undertake eCommerce consulting advisory and enterprise implementations across leading eCommerce platforms including SAP Hybris and Salesforce Commerce Cloud (formally Demandware), and has worked on projects in multiple sectors including retail, travel and financial services. With 15+ years’ experience in the technology, eCommerce and Omni-channel retail space, Kevin knows exactly what it takes to design and build digital commerce platforms that grow businesses.

Paul Bidder
Sales Director EMEA North – Customer Engagement & Commerce
SAP Hybris

An entrepreneur in spirit, Paul has started and run successful businesses in both the IT and the Digital Agency landscape, allowing him to work with many global brands as well as SMEs, helping businesses undertake digital and commerce transformations. With a focus on customer experience and cloud technology, Paul now leads the SAP Hybris GB Sales team in North EMEA where his passion is in the innovation and product development that enables SAP Hybris customers to stay ahead of their competition.

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