IBM Watson Commerce v9 has been released that gives organizations greater agility and flexibility to speedily innovate and to quickly adjust their go-to-market strategies and transform how they engage customers across channels. Unlike version 8, which came after 6 years gap, IBM has reduced the major release period this time.
What is even more important to note is that support for v7 (still most of the customers are running on) will end in April 2019 (End of Support). Nonetheless, extended support (separate contract) will be offered through till December 30th, 2021.
Customers on v7 therefore need to think about a migration project. We have covered phases of migration and the new features of IBM Watson Commerce v9 in the later sections. Royal Cyber shares its experience of how best to approach ecommerce implementations to help make sure you get it right.
Phases of Migration
A migration project for any live WebSphere Commerce site is an activity that must be carefully thought out.
There are 03 Main Phases of the Migration Project