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Category Archives: Customer Experience


The 5 Tiers of Sitecore’s Architecture

There are five different components that help form Sitecore’s architecture; the Channel layer, the Management layer, the AIDA layer, the Database layer, and the Integration layer. Let’s take a closer look at each section and see what makes Sitecore so unique.

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Sitecore Experience Accelerator

Let’s take a look at one of Sitecore’s most important development modules, Sitecore Experience Accelerator otherwise known as SXA.

Sitecore Experience Accelerator is a faster and easier way of building experiences on Sitecore. SXA was introduced with the release of Sitecore 8.2 and since then it has been an extremely helpful tool. The goal of SXA is to create a standardized set of page layouts and components, based on best practices. The main purpose is that they can easily be reused across multiple websites. With SXA, experiences can be built and launched more quickly. This simultaneously allows for faster website iteration in response to changes in the market. So, what exactly makes SXA so useful?

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The Modern Day Customer Experience Platform

Customer experience is defined as the perception a group of users or consumers have about a particular company or brand. It is the culmination of all the interactions a customer has with your business, from visiting your website to listening to a recording to interacting with your social media accounts. Each one of these aspects helps a customer to paints a picture of what exactly your business is and does. At the very core, your customer experience depends on your platform, which will ultimately decide whether an experience is good or bad. In this article, I will explain what a customer experience platform is, why any modern business should have one and then I’ll highlight some good experience platform tools and software.

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3 Useful Apache Cassandra Tools Pt. 7

Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source NoSQL database management system that is designed to handle large amounts of data with no single point of failure. In this post, I’m going to highlight 3 different tools that make life easier when using Apache Cassandra.

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Logstash vs Solr vs Banana

What is Logstash? What is Solr? What is Banana? These are three questions that we are going to answer in this short post.

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