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23 Sep
A technical PM guide to navigating the Sitecore Symposium 2017 breakout sessions
David Hirsch

As a technical project manager for Sitecore and commerce based projects, planning is engrained in my DNA.  That said, as I study the lineup for this year’s Sitecore Symposium in less than a month to plan my day, I’m trying to figure out innovative ways that I can be in more than one session at a time.  Looks like a great opportunity for our team to split up sessions and share our findings.

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19 Sep
Living in a Multi-World - Sites, Queries, Standard Values, and Personalization
Josh Ketchum

As a Sitecore developer, we always want to keep personalization in mind.   Which means, we also want to keep the idea of "datasources" in mind.    

On a standard website, headers and footers with datasources seem easy enough.    Just set the datasources for header and footer on every page's standard values, and call it done.   Publish to live.    If personalization is needed, we can just go to the standard values again and set the personalization there.   It would, of course, carry over to the other pages that the template is based off of.   

But, imagine a world were a client wants something more than one website.    They want a "multi"-site application.  

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14 Sep
Sitecore Commerce Accelerator - The Journey to SAFIC
Suresh Devanan

Nish Tech is an eCommerce Powerhouse experienced in implementing Sitecore based commerce solutions for B2B (Manufacturers & Distributors) and B2C (Retail & Consumer Goods) organizations for over 7 years. Last year we launched the initial version of our Sitecore Commerce Accelerator SAFIC. SAFIC is a Sitecore Accelerator Framework for Integrated Commerce. SAFIC is the first accelerator to definitively enhance the feature set that customers using Sitecore in conjunction with an eCommerce ...

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14 Sep
Enhance your eCommerce offering with IoT
Himadri Chakrabarti

Making the case Unless you are hiding under a rock, I am sure you have heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). If you have heard about it but are still thinking about including IoT in your commerce offering, we would advise you not to wait. It’s time to act! What is IoT anyway? Instead of explaining in technical terms, let’s just see it through an example. One of my many anxieties in my home life is the failure of appliances in my house. One of them is the Sump Pump. I am not sure ...

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19 Aug
How Nish Tech launched a brand in 3 weeks using Sitecore Commerce Accelerator
Himadri Chakrabarti

Nish Tech recently launched two Implus brands Fuelebelt and Harbinger Fitness. We first launched Fuelbelt, then came Harbinger Fitness. We launched Harbinger Fitness in exactly three weeks. This was only possible because of SAFIC.

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15 Aug
7 Design Principles in Sitecore Commerce Accelerator SAFIC
Himadri Chakrabarti

There is a long history of integration between Sitecore and various commerce platforms. It goes back to the day when Sitecore created Sitecore eCommerce Services (SES) for Sitecore 6.1. Most recently Commerce Connect is the preferred framework.

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9 Aug
SEO Best Practices for Inbound Marketing with Sitecore
Himadri Chakrabarti

The first step of Inbound Marketing Methodology is to attract people to the website or to content they are looking for. How are people going to try to find content that they are looking for? If I ask this question to someone today, most people will say , ‘I will google it’. Here is some data from my own blog. For the month of September 2016, there were 1024 visits to my blog site. Out of those 1024 visits, 645 came from Search Engines, that is 63% of the total visits. It’s als...

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13 Jul
Nish Tech Hires 3rd Sitecore MVP
Nish Tech, Inc.

Nish Tech is proud to welcome Rodrigo Peplau, a Sitecore MVP, as the new Sr. Solution Architect. This now brings Nish Tech’s MVP count to three, with others in the organization also pursuing the prized status. Rodrigo started to play with technology at his early childhood. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and post-graduate as a Software Engineer, he works with software development in general, and the web in specifically since 2000. Rodrigo has fully dedicated his professional time to S...

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11 Jul
Staying Organized with Jira JQL
Josh Ketchum

I don't know about you, but a lot of times, I wind up on more projects than one.   Whenever that happens, I like to list out the tasks I need to do according to the projects, and the order I want to do them in, and little "progress points" in my One Note before I got started for the day.   This helped me keep my own self on task and make sure I do not do the unthinkable and forget a task on "my own plate."

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26 Jun
7 Reasons To Use The Sitecore eCommerce Accelerator (SAFIC)
Vincent Militello

1) Accelerate your eCommerce site launch When investing in a product it’s important to get your return as soon as possible.  An accelerator framework will help you drastically reduce your launch time by fully integrating Sitecore and your eCommerce platform with all of the required features ready to be deployed straight out of the box.  The sooner your site is launched the sooner you will be reaping the rewards of your new eCommerce site. 2) Lower your implementation costs Drast...

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24 May
9 Steps to Jump Start Your Experience Platform Implementation
Vincent Militello

The days of battling over price or even the quality of a product will soon be behind us. According to a study by Walker Info, customer experience will be the key differentiator among competitors by the year 2020. Customer experience is becoming more important than content marketing, mobile optimization, and personalization. However, this isn’t surprising considering that customer experience encapsulates all of those marketing features. Many companies understand the importance of customer experi...

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12 May
Implus Footcare, LLC., launches first round of new sites with FuelBelt and HarbingerFitness brands.
Nish Tech, Inc.

Nish Tech is proud to announce two new site launches for the Implus Footcare brands FuelBelt and Harbinger. Both sites are being supported by the Sitecore Experience Platform and InsiteCommerce.

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