Posts Tagged ‘dms’

Maximizing Your Document Management System ROI Through Digital Signatures

It’s probably a safe assumption that your organization made the switch to an electronic document management system (e.g., SharePoint, Office 365, Documentum, Alfresco, NextDocs, eDOCs DM) some time ago. Take a few minutes and think back on the underlying reasons for that investment. I’m sure the list you came up with includes things like keeping […]

Microsoft’s about-face: Sitecore for public-facing internet sites

Earlier today, CMSWire.com published an article written by my colleague, Rich Wood. Rich heads up our modern applications team here at Perficient, and he’s basically a gold mine of information when it comes to enterprise solutions for intranets, extranets, and public internet sites. Thankfully, he likes to share that knowledge with the rest of us […]

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Sitecore GeoIP: Helping The First Visit

GeoIP GeoIP via MaxMind is a great feature of Sitecore Analytics. Everything is built-in and all you need to do is inspect various attributes of the VisitorDataSet.VisitsRow, such as Region, Country, City, MetroCode, etc. Here’s how it works (simplified, of course). Sitecore runs UpdateGeoIpData as part of two Analytics pipelines: and In the Sitecore MVC […]

Ways to Expand on Sitecore’s Content Personalization Capabilities

Over the last few weeks, I have been working on a white paper that describes a number of ways that the out-of-the-box functionality of the Sitecore DMS system can be extended.  I’m very pleased that the paper, Ignite the Core: Expanding Upon Sitecore’s Integrated Content Personalization Capabilities, was released last week on the Perficient website. […]

Sitecore in Windows Azure

What is Sitecore Azure? In simple words, it is your Sitecore implementation running in Windows Azure, a popular cloud computing platform from Microsoft. Sitecore Azure provides development and deployment tools to support Sitecore CMS and DMS(Digital Marketing System)  in Windows Azure. Windows Azure: As you may already know, Windows Azure services are available both as […]

Sitecore And Designing The Words

I read a blog post written by Sam Wright titled “Designing The Words: Why Copy Is A Design Issue”. The article touches upon the importance of content and the need for content to be included in the overall design process. Much of the post talks about the importance of writing and copy. What really caught […]

Sitecore a Strong Performer in WCM according to Forrester

Forrester Research recently released the “The Forrester WaveTM: Web Content Management For Digital Customer Experierence, Q2 2013”, which is a report where they evaluated 10 of the “most significant” WCM providers.  Forrester evaluated the providers in their current offerings, strategy and market presence.  The paper is specifically geared towards developers; however it is not so […]

Non-Sitecore Posts about Sitecore Topics

One of the great things about working for Perficient is being surrounded by a great deal of very experienced, knowledgeable and motivated technologists – many of whom are working in a completely different technology than I am working.  Another reason is that a good deal of these co-workers are not only willing to be open […]

Sitecore DMS In Action: QueryStringCondition

Sitecore’s Digital Marketing Suite (DMS) is obviously a huge game-breaker in the WCM market.  Here’s a tool that is seamlessly integrated into your CMS and allows you to track advanced usage analytics, do multivariate testing on your website, and personalize content on your site so that it is the most effective it can be and your site visitors get the […]

Sitecore 6.6 Technical Preview MVC Test Lab Bug Fix

Last week I wrote a blog post about a fix for the bug you will get in Sitecore 6.6 rev 120622 when you try utilizing DMS Personalization on an MVC site.  If you are interested in using the Sitecore Test Lab, which allows Content Editors to create A/B and Multivariate Tests on their content in the […]

Sitecore 6.6 Tech Preview – MVC Conditional Rendering Bug & Fix

Brief Bug Description: As soon as a change is made and published to attempt to Personalize a Rendering in Sitecore 6.6 rev. 120622 (Technical Preview), an error will be encountered on the page where the personalization has been set up on any MVC site.  The error is “Method ‘ToString’ in type ‘Sitecore.Mvc.Analytics.Presentation.EmptyRenderer’ from assembly ‘Sitecore.Mvc.Analytics, […]

Sitecore 6.6 Tech Preview – MVC Conditional Rendering Bug & Fix

Brief Bug Description: As soon as a change is made and published to attempt to Personalize a Rendering in Sitecore 6.6 rev. 120622 (Technical Preview), an error will be encountered on the page where the personalization has been set up on any MVC site.  The error is “Method ‘ToString’ in type ‘Sitecore.Mvc.Analytics.Presentation.EmptyRenderer’ from assembly ‘Sitecore.Mvc.Analytics, […]