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Unified Commerce Is the Next Frontier for Retailers
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[TechSpeak] Sitecore Search: How SOLR Timeout Exception Affects Index Optimization
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[TechSpeak] Frontend Development for Sitecore SXA: Key Considerations
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A Comprehensive Guide to Machine Learning
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What Is an Information Kiosk? Definition, Functioning, Types, Benefits
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[TechSpeak] Migrating a Legacy Solution to Helix Architecture: a Step-by-Step Guide
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Embedded Product Development Life Cycle: Four Main Steps
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A Guide to Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
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[TechSpeak] What Is Sitecore Helix?
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Top Technology Trends You Should Know about in 2021

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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[TechSpeak] Frontend Development for Sitecore SXA: Key Considerations

The look and feel of your Sitecore-based solution largely depends on SXA themes — sets of assets, such as images, scripts, fonts and style sheets enabled by CSS and JavaScript. They aren’t closely tied to the content and functionality of the solution, and can be created separately from them. To provide the integrity and modularity of a Sitecore-based solution and compile the styling of a number of projects, we rely on Gulp, a JavaScript-based manager that automates frequently performed tasks. With this tool, we can compile scattered stylesheets from different projects in a single CSS file, and place them right where they belong. Read on to learn how styling in Sitecore 9 works in practice.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Machine Learning

Modern business operations involve huge amounts of data that are characterized by different degrees of complexity and processing, which encourages heavy use of machine learning (ML). Not surprisingly, ML systems and platforms are the most heavily funded in AI for 2020–2021, amounting to $42 billion according to FinancesOnline. What is so special about machine learning that it’s been gaining ever-increasing popularity in powering innovations, improvements and success? Read on to find out.

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What Is an Information Kiosk? Definition, Functioning, Types, Benefits

The way we consume information has changed dramatically in recent times: we demand instant access to relevant data and facts, independent of time and location. But human assistants are physically unable to be at all the venues where people may need a consultation.

This is the very situation that calls for information kiosks. Such digital assistants based on embedded software can be applied in hundreds of use cases across various industries.

Let’s look at the information kiosk system in detail. This may be exactly what you are looking for!

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[TechSpeak] Migrating a Legacy Solution to Helix Architecture: a Step-by-Step Guide

Considering the benefits that Sitecore Helix provides to a Sitecore implementation, such as future-proof architecture that is easy to maintain and extend, I strongly recommend transferring pre-Helix projects to Helix. You’ll probably ask, what does a process of transforming pre-Helix app into one that’s Helix-based include? Read on to learn!

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A Guide to Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Manufacturing is one business sector that has been heavily affected by information technologies, and bigger changes are yet to come. However, the Global Digital Operations 2018 Survey by Strategy& found that 67% of global manufacturing companies show little or no enthusiasm for the idea of a digital transformation of their business. Read on to learn why manufacturers should not miss the opportunity to make the most of what digital transformation can provide them.

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[TechSpeak] What Is Sitecore Helix?

Today, there’s a wide variety of principles that software developers use extensively, such as OOD, SOLID, design patterns and others. Although they are all suited for development on Sitecore, this powerful platform has specific requirements, and Helix is at its heart. What is it? Let’s figure it out.

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Top Technology Trends You Should Know about in 2021

Information technologies have become paramount for companies in many industrial sectors and spheres of life. By monitoring the latest technology trends, businesses get valuable insights for keeping up with the competition and shaping their digital journey in the years ahead.

In this article, read about the disruptive tech trends that may inspire new achievements in 2021.

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