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How To Install Habitat Home on Sitecore 9.1

For the better part of the last 2 months, I’ve been learning the ins and out of the Sitecore Experience Platform. It is a content management system that helps build, manage and enhance websites for companies who require heavy duty platforms. So far, my training has been progressing well since everything is well documented and referred. However, I have noticed that a majority of the information and materials seem to be tailored to individuals who understand the key concepts of Sitecore. Being a beginner, I often spend a sizable amount of my time troubleshooting installation issues. In this guide, I will walk you through how to get Habitat Home up and running on your Sitecore website. The readme file found on the Github page for this project was very helpful but it omits some important information that beginners like myself do not know.

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10 Tools that Every Product Manager Should Have

Product management, which deals with the planning, forecasting, production, and marketing of products, has always been an important function within an organization. This is especially true in the case of software product based companies, big or small, who continuously face challenges to produce new features first and be the top player in the market. In such a scenario, it becomes a big challenge for a product manager, often known called the CEO of a product, to manage everything with traditional tools like a pencil and paper. Therefore, in this blog post,  I am going to discuss some of the best product management tools that a product manager should have.

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Top Technology Invesment Noes – Part 2 of 2

In the first part of this post we covered the best technology investments a business can make if they are looking to leverage technology to get a competitive advantage. In this post, we will cover the main types of investments you should avoid in the majority of situations. Unfortunately, many people are swept away by the possibilities of software investment and don’t take as close of a look at the projects they embark on as they should.

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Beginner’s Introduction to Sitecore MVC

Sitecore MVC is the driving force behind the Sitecore software. It was designed to expand and enhance the already present features within ASP.Net MVC. As a relatively newcomer to Sitecore, I was curious as to why individuals decided to create Sitecore MVC, rather than just use ASP.Net MVC. In this post, I wish to find the answer to that question by exploring the major differences between ASP.Net MVC and Sitecore which will explain what makes the latter so great.

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Architecting & Managing a Global Data & Analytics Platform Part 5: Monitoring & Scaling a Distributed Business Data & Communications Platform

Once a new distributed platform is implemented, any growing organization needs to be able to properly scale the system. Scaling a system for the sake of scaling it doesn’t make sense because cloud resources cost money. The best way to see when and how to scale is to properly monitor the software.

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