API, zCase Study

OTC (Order-to-Cash) Portal Upgrade for Leading Publisher

It is leading uTrade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world. A global publishing company based in France, It is a subsidiary of the French media company, Lagardére.

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is leading uTrade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world. A global publishing company based in France, It is a subsidiary of the French media company, Lagardére.

Business Problem

The client wanted a faster and intuitive UI for OTC portal’s major screens and tabs.

  • Modernizing the UI of client’s OTC* (Order-to-cash) system

  • Develop new business logics & move existing ones in the middle tier

The Order-To-Cash (OTC) system provides
 an environment to perform capture,processin, maintenance, and other activities related to Customer orders.

The Solution

Re-engineered the entire portal – UI to business logic storage — to give the portal a fresh look and feel.

  • Redesigned the data entry UI for the OTC and developed APls to support new features
  • Developed APIs on the java platform using spring Boot and consumed through UI(Angular) layer
  • Built GPA Web UI + modem REST API based design
  • Used Azure Gateway(API Gateway) for accessing the Rest APIs and Swagger to document them
  • Mapped roles through Assure bridge in databases for application security
  • API testing tools used Postman.Soap UI. move existing ones in the middle tier JMeter and Rest Assured
  • JMeter tool for Server and API load testing. and to generate the performance testing report
  • Implemented functionalityof Reservations,Pre-allocations &Mass-maintenance of Orders and Inventory

Project Goal

Re-engineer the existing OTC (Order-To-Cash) system and develop a service-oriented middle Tier to move existing business logic and build new ones.

Overall Outcome

  • Improved UI/UX
  • Improved System Performance
  • Reduced maintenance time and cost

Next Steps

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Technologies Used

  • HTML5
  • REST APIs
  • Spring Boot
  • AngularJS
  • jQuery
  • Oracle

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