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XM Cloud Components: A Marketer’s Playground

Welcome to the era of XM Cloud, where innovation meets simplicity for marketers. XM Cloud introduces XM forms, out-of-the-box personalization, pages, and yes, even a component builder! This blog dives into the exciting world of XM Cloud components, where marketers become architects and developers remain our trusted allies. Gone are the days when marketers relied […]

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Rethinking Customer Portals with XM Cloud

Customer Portals are inherently different from public facing websites.  They serve as private, secure gateways for users to access personalized information, interact with sensitive data, and perform specific tasks tailored to their needs, such as account management, order tracking and other customer self service functions. These features are inherently custom, requiring integration into backend systems […]

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Healthcare, HIPAA, Sitecore and BAAs

Before I begin, I just want to caveat everything with the fact that HIPAA is a complex regulation open to interpretation, and in the end your legal and compliance teams need to be comfortable with how you handle data and the risk associated with those methods. With that being said, I’ve had a lot of […]

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How you can make ChatGPT know about your Sitecore Instance

ChatGPT is undeniably a remarkable tool for generating coherent and contextually relevant text, particularly when it comes to the vast array of information available up until its last training cut-off in January 2022. Its proficiency lies in its ability to synthesize information and respond to prompts, showcasing an impressive understanding of diverse topics. However, there […]

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7 Reasons Why 2024 Will be the Year of XM Cloud

A year ago, Perficient’s Sitecore team’s primary focus was on helping clients make the transition to headless, Next.js and react. We wrote guides that listed considerations and created roadmaps to help clients lay out a path to take advantage of this architecture. We created tons of blog posts and other thought leadership talking about why […]

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Sitecore DX Announcement: XM Cloud Plus – Bundling Core Digital Experience Capabilities

In the biggest announcement made at the latest Sitecore DX event held in Minneapolis, Sitecore introduced its first composable product bundle, XM Cloud Plus. As partners of Sitecore, we are excited to share our perspective on this exciting development, providing context and insights into how this offering aligns with Sitecore’s go-to-market approach. XM Cloud Plus: […]

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Making Sense of Sitecore’s Headless Options

If you read my last article, the big deal with headless, you know that the big deal is performance. The architecture you get leveraging a headless architecture with Next.js front end is fundamentally superior to MVC. When you are ready to make the move to headless, you may be surprised that there isn’t just one […]

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The Big Deal with Headless

Performance Matters. According to Amazon, 1 second of load lag time would cost them 1.6 billion in sales per year. Walmart says, for every second of improvement, they receive a 2% conversion increase. According to Akamai, every 100-millisecond delay in website load time can hurt conversion rates by 7%. And for every second delay in […]

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Integrating ChatGPT into Sitecore’s XM Cloud

I remember when I first tried ChatGPT after it launched on November 30th, 2022. Seeing it answer questions and its command of language, I knew this technology was going to make a huge impact and it was a matter of time before we saw it integrated into Sitecore and other digital experience platforms. Back in […]

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The Heart of Sitecore’s Composable Architecture

In my last CMSWire Article, the Heart of Composable, I discussed how to think of composable as an enterprise architecture and think through the data flows of your components to see what’s at the heart of your DXP solution. Those central components have the most connections, take the most effort to change and require the […]

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Skip the Sitecore Upgrade, Go Straight to XM Cloud

Skipping the Sitecore Upgrade The dreaded Sitecore upgrade. What seems like it should be straightforward can be deceptively complex. From architectural shifts like the move from Mongo to SQL for xDB, the addition of additional services like Identity Server or the move from Azure Search back to SOLR all add complexity to the upgrade process. […]

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Making Sense of Search Options in Sitecore

When Sitecore announced their Cloud Offerings at Sitecore Symposium in October 2022, It crystalized their composable strategy in providing separate product offerings that were each best of breed but could be better together. When you look at Engagement Cloud and Commerce Cloud, with products that have clear capabilities with little cross over, that strategy is […]

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