Set up Norce [Storm]

This is a guide on what is needed to set up a brand new Solution using Norce [Storm].

This guide is aimed at architects, developers, and super users who need a birds-eye view on all the different configurations and business logic that must be set up prior to using Norce [Storm].


Norce [Storm] can be configured for many different business processes and uses, below we describe how to set up all the different business rules and configurations that is possible.

To make it easier to set things up, Norce provides a couple of different Templates or Sample Clients, that are use cases that can act as a start off point for clients that are have similar requirements.

Every configuration guide will give information on how to set up its the function for the different templates.

The rest of this document points to different setup guides that goes into depth on what is needed to be done for each function in Norce [Storm].

Read more about:

  • Sample Clients (Academy has some template sample clients and how they are set up and why)

1 Core configurations, applications, markets, brands

Id Action Description Pre-requisites
1.1 Create a client The initial creation of a new client in Norce sets up an empty client on all environments. A client must have at least one application, so one application is always set up in the same step none
1.2 Set up application(s) Add more applications, if needed. Set up each application for the market, brand (or online store) it represents. 1.1
1.3 Configure Admin’s look and features Add and remove functionality, set up access rights, users, etc. 1.1
1.4 Set up Physical stores (optional) If the client has physical stores and wants to show f. ex. inventory data from them. 1.1, 1.2
1.5 Configure market price lists for each application Each application should have its own market price list. 1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 2.4
1.6 Set up channel feeds and adapters (optional) For omni business and other exporting needs. 1.1, 1.2, 2.4

2 Products and pricing

Id Action Description Pre-requisites
2.1 Set up the Product settings Configure manufacturers, flags, types etc. 1.1
2.2 Set up the Product structure Configure parametrics, categories, etc. 2.1
2.3 Configure inventory and availability rules Set up warehouses and locations, lead times and other availability rules. 2.2
2.4 Set up the Price list structure Configure a pricing rule model that fits the business 2.3
2.5 Set up competitor pricing Add competitor pricing to the pricing rule model 2.4
2.6 Set up automation rules Automate business rules on the product catalog, relations, popularity, etc. 2.3
2.7 Create products in Storm How to create the actual products in the product catalog 2.2
2.8 Define the product enrichment process (optional) Set up workflows in admin for product enrichment 2.2

3. Suppliers

Id Action Description Pre-requisites
3.1 Set up new Suppliers Configure suppliers, warehouses, locations and price lists 1.1,2.4
3.2 Configure business rules for supplier data Decide how Storm treats supplier information on products 3.1
3.3 Set up product creation rules (optional) Automate creation of new products from supplier data 3.2
3.4 Create supplier products in Storm Manually create or import from file 3.2
3.5 Maintaining a mapping structure How to maintain mapping rules for supplier manufacturers and categories 3.4
3.6 Extend the Supplier model (optional) Add info types to supplier products 3.1

4. Customers

Id Action Description Pre-requisites
4.1 Set up the customer model Configure flags, account roles, info types, etc 1.2
4.2 Configure business rules for customer and companies Decide how Storm treats customer and company information 4.1
4.3 Create Customers and Companies in Storm Manually create or import customer or companies 4.2

5. Shopping

Id Action Description Pre-requisites
5.1 Extend the basket and order models (optional) Add info types to basket and order 1.2
5.2 Set up a freight framework for an application Create delivery methods 1.2
5.3 Configure payment methods Create payment methods 1.2
5.4 Configure business rules for order integration ERP integration, sendgrid 1.2
5.5 Create campaigns Campaign price lists, promotions 1.2,2.4
5.6 Customer or Member pricing Private price lists, customer/company price lists, company discounts 1.2,2.4
5.7 Configure admin for your shopping processes Filter, reports, dashboard 4.3

6. Miscellaneous

Id Action Description Pre-requisites
6.1 Document your solution Pointers to how to document your solution with Storm continuously