All of the buzz in the Sitecore community lately is around the composable DXP and headless offerings. Rightfully so – I believe that this plug-and-play model is much more customer-centric and easier to digest. And while there are many businesses who have already made the switch to composable, others are choosing to stay on the […]
Emily is an Account Executive and started at Brainjocks, now Perficient, in 2013. She formerly served Perficient in Project Management and Front-End Development roles. She has her Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering and minored in Technical Communication and Mathematics.
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Surf the Data Wave with Sitecore CDP
We are in an age of consumer data. Modern web tools and content management systems are making it easier than ever for businesses to gather data on their customers in order to tailor their web experiences. Additionally, with the increasing prevalence of first-party cookies, businesses can deliver individualized experiences to their users with a higher […]
Journey to PMP Part 2: The Exam
Welcome to Part 2 of my blog about preparing for the PMP exam! In case you missed it, here is a link to Part 1, focused on preparation. Part 2 is focused on the days leading up to the exam and the exam itself. Test Center or At Home? I chose to take the exam […]
Journey to PMP Part 1: Preparation
I am thrilled to say that I finally earned my PMP certification and achieved above target in all areas! The exam is a beast, and unfortunately it took me over two years to understand the process, apply, and prepare. I am sharing my tips in hopes of making this experience easier and quicker for others […]
5 Tips for Refreshing Your Retrospectives
Retrospectives, when run effectively, are an invaluable tool for an agile team. However, these meetings can get stale and tiring if you have one every ten days or if you’re on the same project for multiple years. Keeping your team engaged is key for gathering feedback that you can use to improve moving forward. Here […]
Ensuring a Smooth Go-Live with a Cutover Plan
Project go-lives can be intense and take hours or even days. Following a detailed plan can streamline your go-live to help avoid a rollback and allow everyone to shut their computers as quickly as possible. Let’s discuss how to create a solid Cutover Plan to set yourself up for success. Why a Cutover Plan? First, the […]
The Importance and Development of An Iteration Plan
As an agile Project Manager, you face a lot of pressure to assure your stakeholders that your project is on track. You are the one the client is calling saying, “are we going to finish this thing on time??” It is imperative to have documentation that can eliminate all doubt that you will. Enter the […]
Client Management: A Day in the Life
Client Management is an essential role at Brainjocks, and one we take very seriously. Read Emily’s post to get a sneak peek into what it’s like to be a Delivery Manager and how she guides projects through every phase.
Crafting an Interactive Timeline with SCORE Components
Styling Experience Editor for a Better Content Admin Experience
When building a new site using BrainJocks SCORE, are you paying attention to the styling of the Experience Editor view?
Some project team members may consider this a waste of time, especially for projects that are low on budget and/or need to be finished very quickly. But neglecting Experience Editor has meaningful consequences – and your Content Administrators will be the ones who suffer. A frustrating authoring and editing experience can make it impossible to leverage the full power of even the best website.
Our ultimate goal with BrainJocks’ projects is to style Experience Editor to look as close to the front end of the site as possible, optimizing the admin experience. I’ll explain two types of Experience Editor styling that we address when we build websites.
Why We Switched to Sass
Editor’s Note: In 2020, Perficient acquired Brainjocks, a leading digital consultancy with a strong Sitecore platform focus. This blog post predates the acquisition. BrainJocks has released SCORE v2.0, and our development team is loving it! This release brought many changes, but one of the biggest was to the front-end code. We have switched our CSS […]
Sass Maps and Iterators
One of the top rules for programmers is to stay DRY – don’t repeat yourself. CSS preprocessors are great for helping UI developers accomplish this goal. However, there are still some instances where it seems as if you can’t help but repeat yourself. Here’s a common example of background positions using a sprite: Typing “background-position” […]