Bluespark is an enterprise-capable open source development agency. Our team consists of senior technical people (both front- and back-end), senior user experience design, senior UI and creative design, coupled with expert project and account management.
Since 2009, we have been able to successfully engage with organizations and deliver enterprise-scale projects. Our projects have literally reached millions of people and helped our client-partners achieve their business goals.
Bluespark has also maintained a very high profile in the open source community, sharing our expertise and contributing back to the Drupal code base. We have many modules we maintain or co-maintain, and we have made dozens of Drupal core contributions. Further, many of our team are frequently speakers and teachers at Drupalcons and Drupalcamps worldwide.
Reviews of Bluespark
The Obermeyer project began with a broad set of challenges, including three separate websites, three distinct audiences, and independent ERP and B2B ordering systems.
The goal was to optimize Obermeyer’s digital processes and consolidate their connections with customers through a single, well-integrated platform. Working with Drupal 8 and Drupal Commerce 2.x, the Bluespark team — along with Commerce Guys — designed and developed the first Drupal 8 enterprise ecommerce solution to facilitate a friction-free purchasing experience for B2C, B2B, and VIP audiences alike.
To meet the needs of each audience — or user group — we prioritized user experience throughout the design process. Here is what we had to consider: B2C users complete final purchases on one of Obermeyer’s 3rd party dealer websites; B2B users buy product through Obermeyer’s website with purchase orders (no cash transactions); and VIP users are provided discounts on items that can be purchased directly...
The Indiana University Libraries (IUL) site had not been significantly upgraded in ten years. They chose Bluespark to migrate from their legacy CMS onto Drupal, as well as conduct a full redesign.
With a large number of stakeholders and users (both on the front end and back end of the site), it was important to identify clear organizational objectives for the new website. Key to the success of the project: migrate to Drupal, improve and simplify search, offer a better and more consistent format for librarians to create Subject sitelets, and manage library hours for all of the branch libraries in the IUL system.
Bluespark also worked with IUL to fully customize the Drupal administrative experience for their many different kinds of content producers and editors—from undergraduate and graduate students to faculty to subject librarians, creating clear user roles and making content creation, editing and approval more efficient.
In all, Bluespark has completed...