USE CASE: Trusted By Professionals

Maintaining a top tier college requires technology capable of growth andinnovation. A college university knew the time to implement an eCommerce platform had come.

With a highly customizable framework made to scale at its core, Broadleaf Commerce was the only choice for the University.

THE CHALLENGE

As the education industry innovates, tech needs become more complex. A college university realized a need for an eCommerce solution. Various university departments and organizations required a streamlined way to accept payments and sell goods online.

KEY CHALLENGES

  • Authentication integration
  • Enabling users to pay fees or invoices
  • Onboarding and management interface
The new platform had to be a proven solution which could provide a consistent experience to users and a convenient onboarding and management interface on the backend. After careful consideration, Broadleaf Commerce was trusted with the platform initiative.

THE BROADLEAF SOLUTION

Looking to the future, the Broadleaf Commerce Multi-Site solution was chosen. For payments, Broadleaf customized product entity, pricing logic, and front-end. The backend order management was also tailored to report these sales in the format that was best for the university.

HOW WE DID IT BETTER

  • Broadleaf Multi-Site Commerce Solution
  • Product and Pricing Customization
  • Spring Security to connect to University SSO
For authentication integration, Broadleaf utilized Spring Security, which provided the connection to the university SSO system for both customers and admins. This custom implementation created the seamless login experience needed.

THE BUSINESS IMPACT

Implementing the Broadleaf solution, the university was able to extensively utilize out-of-the-box framework functionality. In tandem, the college was also able to implement features unique to the universities needs.

BROADLEAF RESULTS

  • Automated Ordering
  • Streamlined Payment Processes
  • Secure Login Experience
“Broadleaf has been a great fit at the university,” said Brad Buhl, CRO at Broadleaf Commerce, “With our framework providing a solid foundation to build from, we were able to integrate and customize our solution to give exactly what was needed to innovate.”
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