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  • March 18, 2015

    Triggering a Sitecore 8 Outcome with a Rule Action

    This post is a quick follow-on from my previous post Thoughts on Sitecore Outcomes.As I stated in my previous post, there is currently no way for marketers to trigger an Outcome in Sitecore the same way as you would a Goal. There are no actions in...

  • March 13, 2015

    Thoughts on Sitecore 8 Outcomes

    A new feature in Sitecore 8 which has been puzzling me recently is the new Outcomes section in the Marketing Control Panel.If you open up the item in Sitecore you can see there’s only a few basic fields such as image and description. So what is th...

  • March 06, 2015

    Firing up the Sitecore 8 Path Analyzer

    Ever since I installed the first version of Sitecore 8  I’ve been intrigued by the new Path Analyzer section, but I’ve  never really understood how to get it working. With the release of Sitecore 8 update2 I took the time to do some further invest...

  • February 24, 2015

    Sitecore 8 xDB and Experience Profile Simplified

    So you’ve heard the buzz around Sitecore Experience xDB and MongoDB. You may have seen some fancy demos with contact cards in the Experience Profile section, but just exactly how do you get all this up and running with your basic Sitecore 8 instan...

  • February 19, 2015

    Going global with Sitecore, part 3: delivering the solution

    This is the final post in my series examining the subject of building global sites in Sitecore. Read Part 1 and Part 2.Handing over a global site to content editors requires plenty of preparation. You need to make sure that the content editors hav...