Competition and the fight for clients are an integral part of any business, and at different times, companies have used different methods to acquire and retain customers. As we live in the age of digital transformation, the main efforts are aimed at cyberspace, where specialized software — the Digital Experience Platform — is becoming the most powerful tool for doing business.
Every version of а software product has its lifecycle, which inevitably finishes with discontinued support. It happens when a newer version is ready to replace the older one.
December 31, 2019 is the mainstream support end date for Sitecore 8.2. In this regard, current Sitecore customers should not panic, but rather read our article and decide whether they have to move their existing solutions to the latest versions of Sitecore 9.
Sometimes, we need to import Sitecore content data in the scope of migration or deploying process. In general, we can use Sitecore Migrations tools (if we need full migration). But if we just need to export content data, we can use Sitecore Package Designer, Unicorn or TDS.
In my case, we needed to migrate dozens of content items (more than 40 000) from Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.2. And we had only Sitecore Package Designer.
The main issue we faced was the long processing time (a couple of hours) of Sitecore Package Designer. This was the trigger for us to release our Sitecore Data Transfer tool.
What does it take to start your journey with Sitecore — the advanced content management system? This question concerns both newbies and experienced developers who seek to switch to another area of expertise. That is why we had a brief talk with SaM Solutions’ Sitecore Lead Developer — Raman Khalupau. Raman is a talented expert who helps customers improve their business operations with the Sitecore Platform. Also, he is the head of SaM Solutions’ Sitecore Competency Center.
In this interview, Raman tells us about his passion for Sitecore and explains why he is sure that proper training and support can inspire any developer to learn this CMS.
Digital commerce solutions are capturing the minds of business owners, for they open the way to the global market. If you are one of these minds desiring to quickly go to market with a cloud commerce solution that will provide relevant experiences to more customers via multiple channels, SAP Commerce Cloud can be a perfect fit for you.
Software testing is considered to be an integral part of the development process. It is carried out to identify any system malfunctions and ensure that a defective product doesn’t reach clients. Another testing goal is to assure the customer that the developed product fully conforms to the agreed specifications and meets all the requirements.
Mobile development is becoming a priority and the new normal for many businesses because, without a mobile-optimized solution, a company undoubtedly faces the risk of losing a significant proportion of clients and lagging behind the competition. In this article, we’ve compiled the main trends in the mobile industry as of now and for the coming year.
Windows CE has been the most popular operating system for enterprise handheld devices all over the world for almost two decades. However, time is up on this legacy system: in 2020, Microsoft is ending all forms of support for it. So, if your enterprise is currently using embedded solutions powered by WinCE, you should plan an OS migration strategy immediately.
As required by the era of digitalization and automation, if companies want to succeed, regardless of their size, they should provide accurate planning and real-time control of processes and resources, which can hardly be completed without digital technologies. For this reason, companies develop and integrate special software solutions — ERP systems — that quickly perform these critical tasks and greatly improve business performance.
In this article, we will provide the ERP definition, explain what benefits it can bring to your business and how you can create such a solution.
In April 2019, I wrote the article announcing the forthcoming Sitecore upgrade. And here it is — the version 9.2 of Sitecore Experience Platform has been officially released on July 22, 2019.
Today, I will not tell you about all the new features in Sitecore 9.2 but would like to draw your attention to the serialization mechanism.