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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Learning to SPEAK

Learning to SPEAK was lead by Julia Gavrilova and Olga Kogen from XCentium.  They gave a little history of SPEAK and demoed a couple apps they have written.  I’ve got some ideas for apps to build in Sitecore, and now I’m ready to get started! What is SPEAK Sitecore Process Enablement & Accelerator Kit Toolkit […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Empowering Women in Technology

Paige ONeill, Sitecore’s Chief Marketing Officer, led the first Women in Tech panel discussion. This panel, featuring 18 female Sitecore MVPs including Perficient Digital’s own Wendy Derstine, was an insightful, inspirational, and thought provoking discussion. #MovetheDial The #MovetheDial movement was started to help close the gender gap in technological industries. Its goal is to encourage and […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Development Workflow with JSS

Alex Shyba from showed us how to go from design to deployed with JSS and React. Design Component based design systems Material UI Bootstrap Bring functional and visual consistency to your designs Need a single source of truth React is agnostic to rendering target React integrates with Sketch FramerX Drag and drop React UI […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: JSS in Powerful Ways

Adam Weber and Kam Figy of Sitecore showed us how to use JSS in powerful ways including progressive web apps.  PWAs work like a native mobile app and have support for offline mode. Headless What is headless? A fancy way to use a CMS as a content api Advantages Decouple content delivery from presentation Multi-channel […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Beyond the SXA Toolbox

Beyond the SXA Toolbox session was lead by Adam Najmanowicz and Mark van Aalst of Sitecore.  They gave an overview of SXA (Sitecore Experience Accelerator) and what is new in version 1.8. What is SXA A framework focusing on digital platform Mobile first Flexible renderings Layout elasticity Responsive web Grid based layout Multi-tenant / Multi-site […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Helix and JSS

This session was lead by Jean-Francois L’Heureux from Coveo.  He showed how to apply the helix guidelines for Sitecore development to a JSS solution. Helix Helix is a set of guidelines to help maintain clean architcture in MVC projects It was not designed from javascript Project dependencies Layers Project – Layouts.  Styling.  Presentation. Feature – […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: JSS Marketing Automation

JSS Marketing Automation was lead by Perficient’s own Corey Smith and Rick Bauer.  The session started with attendees visiting a url to choose their favorite type of music.  They showed an entire JSS application with some basic analytics and goal tracking. Building a JSS app JSS enables rich front end UIs Makes your page feel faster […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Headless CMS, The Great Uncoupling

Headless CMS, The Great Uncoupling session was lead by Deane Barker from Blend Interactive.  It provided a look at how we got here and what makes a headless cms important. Software Why does software get bigger? Rational reasons Edge case support – people keep finding and using and edge case Economy of context – some things […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: The Fallacy of “Impossible”

The Fallacy of “Impossible” session was lead by Mick Ebeling of Not Impossible Labs.  What an inspirational and motivating session! What is Impossible Impossible is a fallacy Everything that is possible was impossible at one time Impossible is a temporary state of being Making Impossible, Possible Their motto is “Help 1, Help many” Use one person’s […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Opening Keynote

The opening keynote was delivered by Mark Frost and Paige O’Neil from Sitecore to an audience of 3,000 attendees!  The theme of this year’s symposium was “Elevate the Experience”. My Takeaways Here are my notes from the session: People are not buying products, they are buying an experience The experience is the product 88% of […]

Empowering Women in Tech Panel Recap – Sitecore Symposium 2018

Empowering women in technology was a hot topic at this year’s Sitecore Symposium. I was excited and honored to be part of the powerhouse group of female Sitecore MVPs on the “Elevate Your Career Experience: Empowering Women in Technology” panel session hosted by Sitecore CMO Paige O’Neil at this year’s Sitecore Symposium.  Take a look […]

Sitecore Symposium 2018: Sessions Review

Another year, another great Sitecore Symposium! What a fantastic experience!  The Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin was a wonderful host hotel.  Lots of space for sessions.  Several unique food options on site.  Great conference meals for breakfast and lunch.  The bar and lounge in the Dolphin was the perfect place to hang out with co-workers […]

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