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VIDEO: How to Set Up Behavioral Personalization in Sitecore

This is the key training element in a multi-part series to get you to that golden summit of behavior-based personalization in Sitecore 8.x and 9.0. With this training you should ultimately see a conservative increase of conversions around +19%. While this topic is the “shiny nickel” of the series, please make sure you have followed […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Incredible Scale Sitecore Implementation

This session was lead by Simon Jones, Glen McInnis, Bart Plasmeijer, and Jaspar van den Bosch from Valtech. They talked about how they manage 1,000 websites in 100 countries and 50 languages across 15 brands for a popular makeup brand. Here are my notes from the session: Principals for success Reuse, reuse, reuse Build for […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Improve Testing in Sitecore

This session was lead by Brain Beckham and Viktoria Shostak from Brain Jocks. They talked about the typical way code moves from developer to integration to QA testing. They demonstrated how it is possible to end-up with an unstable release branch and proposed an alternative. Here are my notes from the session: What is Functional […]

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Make the Most of Your Content Authoring Options in Sitecore

Authoring content in Sitecore can run the gauntlet from frustrating to fantastic. I previously looked at why you should care about a quality content authoring experience and provided a few tips for how to do that in Sitecore. While a good authoring experience in Sitecore generally involves smart use of the Experience Editor, it is […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Deploying Sitecore to Azure

This session was lead by Ciaran McAuliffe from Sitecore. He showed how to use several different tools to deploy Sitecore in Azure using the Platform as a Service (Paas) model. Here are my notes from the session: Azure Marketplace Use this when you need a quick site to test on and you do not need […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2017: Sizing Sitecore Deployments on Azure

This session was lead by Ciaran McAuliffe from Sitecore. He talked about several things that impact your monthly Azure bill, how to make sure you are not over paying for services you don’t need, and getting enough server for a performant website. Here are my notes from the session: Data Center Pricing Not the same […]

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My Experience with the Coveo for Sitecore Dev Certification Exam

I have recently passed the Coveo for Sitecore 4.0 Cloud Certified Developer Exam and I’d like to share some of my experience here. It’s a three-hour exam but you probably won’t need that much time. It took me around two hours. You can choose to pause the exam and finish it later. There are 90 […]

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Create Interactive Digital Customer Experiences with Sitecore

As the volume of digital commerce increases, it becomes more and more critical to create and deliver excellent digital customer experiences. Consumers are changing the way they shop, which forces businesses to evaluate their digital storefronts. Cyber Monday recently brought record-breaking online sales totaling $6.59 billion, highlighting consumers’ shifting habits. Gone are the days when […]

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Why Quality Sitecore Content Authoring Matters to Your Business

Many factors play into a successful Sitecore implementation, but having a high quality content authoring experience is one that stands out. Because content authoring is such a fundamental, day-to-day task in Sitecore, it is crucial that the authoring and editing experience is consistently great. I’ve written before about how to improve the Sitecore editing experience, […]

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Sitecore Bootcamp for Developers: Wrapup

Want To Learn More? Welcome back to Sitecore Bootcamp for Developers! Thank you for following us along on this journey! We hope that you found this series helpful in starting your Sitecore journey. If you are just joining us, please go back and read the introduction where you’ll also find links to each other part […]

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