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8 Key Components of Ecommerce Website Success
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10 Best Web Development Frameworks in 2021
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Umbraco vs. Sitecore: as Seen by a Sitecore Developer
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Five Tips to Improve Employee Engagement [+ SaM Solutions’ Experience]
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Seven Best Enterprise Ecommerce Platforms
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AI and ML in Hospitality
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Real-Time Embedded Systems: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?
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Sitecore Hackathon 2021: Our Hands-On Experience of Developing a Managed Synonyms Module
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What Is Digital Signage?
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Unified Commerce Is the Next Frontier for Retailers

8 Key Components of Ecommerce Website Success

Today, retail eCommerce sales worldwide account for $3.53 trillion, according to Statista, and we continue witnessing its fast growth. To succeed in the industry, merely having an eCommerce website is no longer enough. Instead, companies should make sure that their online presence is efficient and engaging, by developing well-thought-out websites that encourage conversions. Read on to learn how to build a successful eCommerce website. Read More

10 Best Web Development Frameworks in 2021

Multiple frameworks have been invented to simplify the web development process, increase flexibility and reduce time to market. Without the use of frameworks, modern web development would be a nightmare for software engineers because they would have to create databases, business logic, security options, and many other things from scratch.

This article talks about the essence of web development frameworks and provides a list of the most popular web frameworks for 2021.

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Umbraco vs. Sitecore: as Seen by a Sitecore Developer

I recently took part in a project based on the Umbraco CMS. This inspired me to make a comparison of Umbraco and Sitecore. In this article, I will describe these two content management systems, their similarities and differences, and will bring your attention to Umbraco’s qualities that I really liked and that Sitecore lacks. I hope it will help you figure out which solution suits your business better.

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Five Tips to Improve Employee Engagement [+ SaM Solutions’ Experience]

Visionary leaders and experienced managers know that engaged employees are those who, first and foremost, stand behind most businesses’ success. That’s why they pay special attention to employee engagement and utilize various practices to amplify it.

This article will explain the essence and importance of employee engagement and discuss methods you can use to make your workers highly engaged. We will also share our experience of improving employee engagement at SaM Solutions.

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Seven Best Enterprise Ecommerce Platforms

Statista expects revenues from the eCommerce software market to reach $6.53 billion in 2021, and this huge figure means that enterprise eCommerce platforms are gaining traction in today’s business world. Why do companies use them and how do you choose one? Read this article to learn.

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AI and ML in Hospitality

Today, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are becoming essential for many businesses and domains. And although hospitality hasn’t made extensive use of these technologies so far, Accenture predicts it will be one of the industries to make the most of AI and ML by 2035. Read on to learn how.

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Real-Time Embedded Systems: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?

Have you ever thought about what stands behind embedded devices’ capability to react to external conditions instantly? Why do the lights in a smart home turn on within a second, reacting to movement, or why does resuscitation equipment turn on within milliseconds, reacting to respiratory failure, cardiac arrest, or other changes of patients’ health conditions?

The magic behind the reactive response of such devices is real-time computing. This article provides a deep look into real-time embedded systems, including their classification, design patterns and application examples.

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What Is Digital Signage?

Although many are puzzled by it, digital signage has become а phenomenon that we deal with daily. Now, in the time of the ‘new normal,’ the nature of our interactions has crucially changed, opening up a huge potential for this type of system. According to ReportLinker, the digital signage market will reach $29.6 billion by 2024, compared to $20.8 billion in 2019. What is digital signage and where can we apply it? Read on to learn more.

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Unified Commerce Is the Next Frontier for Retailers

For the last two decades, we’ve been witnessing the evolution of the retail industry from separate offline stores to distributed ecosystems comprising numerous sales channels.

Today, retailers must provide an omnichannel customer experience and deliver personalization across all channels to be successful. They implement technologies such as the Internet of Things or ML and software solutions such as POS or CRM systems to run their business more efficiently. But it’s a challenging task to make various apps, solutions and systems interact seamlessly with each other.

The time has come for companies to use only one commerce platform to control all their sales apps and systems, collect data and extract valuable insights. This process is called unified commerce and it is likely to soon become the main facilitator for retail businesses.

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