Founded in 1770, Gyldendal is the oldest and largest publishing house in Denmark, offering a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books. Thousands of readers across Denmark and the broader Scandinavian region are members of the Gyldendals Bogklubber: an easy way of discovering and devouring new and interesting books.
Keeping in mind the novel digital design trends, Gyldendal wanted to create a new face for the website of Gyldendals Bogklubber. They also wanted to use their new e-commerce platform as the main building block of the website. All of this required the development of a new backend system, which could not only support the integration with various new and old systems, but also provide reliable uptime for the large number of users.
Our engineering solution for the new backend system consisted of:
The new system architecture helped facilitate the members of the book clubs in easily finding and discussing their books, which resulted in increased memberships and thus revenue.
The revamped architecture combined with the newly developed enhancements greatly reduced the time to fix bugs, and provided a solid structure for introducing new features.