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  • November 17, 2017

    Using Power BI with xConnect in Sitecore 9

    This post gives you an overview of how I got the xConnect oData API working and pulled data from it into Power BI. The oData API If you look at the documentation for xConnect you can see that xConnect is a service layer that sits between Sitecore ...

  • October 17, 2017

    5 Reasons to be Cheerful about Sitecore 9

    This year I’ve been unable to attend the Symposium..sob.sob. So feeling sad about it I decided to cheer myself up with a look at the technical preview of Sitecore 9 before it’s official release.Here’s 5 great things to be cheerful about in Sitecor...

  • August 20, 2017

    The Data Exchange Framework Explained - Part 2

    A few months back I wrote a post on the Data Exchange framework and how you set up the Sitecore items for the whole ETL process.This post delves a bit deeper and shows you some of the code that I’ve used. Hopefully this will get you up and running...

  • May 26, 2017

    Reflections on SUGCON 2017

    It’s been a week since I’ve come back from SUGCON 2017 and I’ve finally had time to cover some of the key things I got from this years conference.This year the 2 day conference was in the beautiful city of Amsterdam and was even more packed than l...

  • March 29, 2017

    The Data Exchange Framework Explained - Part 1

    This month I’ve been getting to grips with the Sitecore Data Exchange Framework version 1.3. This is the first time I’ve played around with DEF so it was a steep learning curve. The documentation is good but there’s a lot to it and what I needed w...