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Sitecore MVC – Use Value Providers to Bind from Sitecore

A few months ago a question popped up on Sitecore Stack Exchange about why parameters passed into the Html.Sitecore().ControllerRendering(string controllerName, string actionName, object parameters) method introduced in Sitecore 8.2 do not bind to the action parameters in the called action method. I answered why the parameters don’t bind and suggested that if you want this functionality, you […]

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[Guide] Leveraging the Microsoft Platform for DevOps

DevOps is no longer a niche strategy. By the end of 2016, more than 25% of Global 2000 organizations employed DevOps strategies, and that number will continue to grow. (Gartner) Is your company at the forefront of this trend or lagging behind? Check out our latest white paper, “Leveraging the Microsoft Platform for DevOps.” You’ll […]

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Driving in the Fast Lane: Microsoft’s Connected Car

Last week at CES, Microsoft announced the “Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform,” which the company describes as: “…a set of services built on the Microsoft Azure cloud and designed to empower auto manufacturers to create custom connected driving experiences. This is not an in-car operating system or a ‘finished product;’ it’s a living, agile platform that […]

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Best Intranets of 2017: Trends for the Modern Intranet

The Nielsen Norman Group just released the results of its 16th Annual Intranet Design Awards. You can check out the winners here, but we were more interested in the trends that the Nielsen Norman Group found among the winners. As developers of Rise, Perficient’s approach to the modern intranet, we like to make sure we’re […]

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Customer Experience Transformation at The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford is a history museum with 26 million artifacts that tell the story of America’s formation, but they had no way to connect with visitors beyond the museum walls. Our Perficient Digital team was excited to partner with Sitefinity to bring the museum’s customer experience to life through digital transformation. Read more about […]

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Anatomy of a Modern Intranet – Part 2 of 2

In part one of our blog series, we discussed the evolution of the modern workforce and its impact on the modern intranet. In this second post, we’ll take a closer look at the elements of a modern intranet and the common scenarios that a modern intranet should support. The definition of a modern intranet is […]

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Anatomy of a Modern Intranet – Part 1 of 2

At Perficient, we are often engaged with clients to drive digital transformation efforts aimed at increasing internal user engagement and adoption. A primary strategy for achieving this is the implementation of a modern intranet. But what does it mean to have a modern intranet? At Perficient, we’ve been building the modern intranet for many years, […]

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4 Easy Steps to Custom Sections in web.config

In a recent project, I used the web.config file to store some configuration settings that could easily be modified without redeploying code. I used the standard appSettings in <configurations><appSettings><add key=”” value=”” /> .  This works great when you have a specific key name and value. For one specific setting, I needed a little more flexibility.  I created a custom […]

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Reimagine Your Business in a Digital-First World with Microsoft

It’s 2017 – now is the time for your business to undergo a digital transformation. Whether B2B or B2C, consumers have come to expect a high level of engagement and great customer experiences. When you consider your company’s customer interactions, ask yourself these questions: Are you using digital channels to explain, execute, and differentiate your […]

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