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  • 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...

  • February 13, 2015

    Going global with Sitecore, part 2: customising the core

    Once you have the requirements from the discovery phase (see part 1), it’s fairly likely that you’ll find some customisation will need to be performed on your Sitecore instance. In my experience, the main areas of customisation concern the followi...

  • February 09, 2015

    Going global with Sitecore, part 1: discovery

    Building a global site can be daunting, with a large number of stakeholders, different cultures and reams of content.  Fortunately Sitecore is more than up to the challenge when it comes to building global sites. With my 3rd global site now built,...

  • January 22, 2015

    Things I should have known before upgrading to Sitecore 7.2

    It’s January and it’s cold.. well colder. January seems to be the time when you need to do some general house keeping/cleaning up and get things ready for the rest of the year. With this in mind, this month I’ve been working on upgrades to Sitecor...