Brian Beckham

As a Sitecore MVP, Brian spends most of his time consulting and architecting software solutions for enterprise-level Sitecore projects.

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How to Personalize a Carousel in Sitecore with SCORE

Just for fun, let’s take a few common scenarios for content management teams, and run through how to add personalization to Sitecore with SCORE.  You’ll be shocked at how easy this is – why more companies don’t jump in and start personalizing their content and user experience is a mystery to me. Scenario #1 – […]

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An Update to Responsive Image Support in Sitecore

In our previous article, we discussed a custom field type we created to allow content managers to crop images for the various device break points in your responsive design. The community asked for more, and we listened – so we have made a neat enhancement to this feature to make it even more powerful. ALT […]

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Introducing Mastersite for Sitecore

Sitecore is such an amazing platform to create elegant integrations and authoring capabilities. One such area we enjoy to innovate in is multi-market localization. In previous posts, we talk about two other approaches for creating multi-market implementations – splitting the content trees and creating a site cluster. Each has its advantages and its disadvantages. Splitting […]

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What is a component governance plan and why do I need it?

We’re very plan driven at Perficient. We like to create them, execute them, measure them, adjust them…and we employ a number of governance plans when executing a new Sitecore project. Very often, large site development projects will include a number of people from various organizations all working together for a common goal – but those […]

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Developing Empathy in CMS Projects

How can empathy play a role in making a better CMS project?

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Making Atoms Easy with Macro Renderings

In previous posts, we have discussed how Snippets can make your life easier.   Well, there’s another feature we’ve added to SCORE to make using Snippets easier even for the most novice content administrator – macro renderings. The Opportunity Atomic design provides flexibility for user experience and empowers content authors to change not only content but […]

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The Forgotten Value of a CMS Implementation and Why Many Fail

Building a CMS implementation, teams focus on numerous deliverables – building the user journeys, crafting a beautiful and engaging design and user experience, building and testing editable pages and components, writing the perfect content to tell our story…then we launch – and we’re done, right? Well, no.  At Brainjocks, now Perficient, we’ve built our legacy […]

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Finally, Support for Responsive Images in Sitecore!

Responsive Web Design (RWD) offers a cost effective, high quality and easily managed delivery of content to a variety of devices. Many teams build sites in RWD by using custom or popular responsive frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap or Foundation Zurb. But how can we combine the responsive design goodness with an intuitive content authoring experience […]

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Sitecore Personalization with Snippets – Part 3, Embedded Macro Personalization

In part 1 of this series, we discussed how personalization rules can be embedded within Snippets, and where ever those Snippets are added to pages, those personalization rules will execute.  This is handy when you are personalizing pieces of global elements such content that appears within main navigation or footers. In part 2, we introduced […]

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Sitecore Personalization with Snippets – Part 2, Macro Personalization

In part 1 of this series, we discussed how personalization in Sitecore can be embedded within a Snippet to create personalization rules that are used within global (or reusable) elements like headers or footers.  In part 2, we will now discuss how Snippets create a whole new type of personalization in Sitecore – macro personalization. This […]

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Sitecore Personalization with Snippets – Part 1, Embedded Personalization

What is a Snippet? Snippets provide some much needed functionality within the Sitecore CMS. If you’re not familiar with Snippets, they allow content editors to design and create “reusable page fragments” (or in atomic design terminology organisms) that can be used and reused within pages of your Sitecore site.

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Hello World – SCORE 3.0(TM) is here!

BrainJocks has just released the latest and greatest version of our Sitecore accelerator – BrainJocks SCORE(TM) 3.0.

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