During my 6+ years as a content author using the Sitecore platform, I often get the question; how user-friendly is the content editing experience in Sitecore? We all know that Sitecore is praised for its advanced personalization and analytics capabilities, but we often forget that at its core, it is still one of the best content management systems around.
Discover the new features of Sitecore 9 that make it a must upgrade for marketers. Sitecore Forms and Automation have been developed from the ground up to replace the Web Forms for Marketers and Engagement Plans respectively. The new xConnect will enable marketers to personalize content from data contained in 3rd party systems. Read on to learn why you should upgrade to Sitecore 9.
Motion design is a subset of graphic design, in which designers actually bring their artwork to life through animation. The fun and aesthetic aspect of motion design is obvious, but animation can also serve a functional purpose. Exactly why it is becoming a necessary component in your marketing mix.
Pulling, pinching, swiping, scrolling, tapping and typing - these tiny movements are just the tip of the iceberg when talking about gestures. They allow us to connect with our interfaces and are slowly becoming more common and more complex. It’s easy to overthink and misuse gestures intended for interactions. It’s also crucial to remember to keep the user interface parallel to the user experience during the design process.
We have been attending the Mobile World Congress for many years. It has always been a good indicator of the trends coming our way. However, over the years we have learned not to jump the gun because many of the showcased technologies are still in their early days or just entered the hype phase. Our feeling about this 2018 edition is a bit different, we could not really find new shocking technologies but more an evolution and maturation. Therefore, we have baptized 2018 as a transition year.
Last week, our creative team attended the 'Let's talk design' evening conference, an initiative of Creative Network. Thierry Brunfaut, whose keynote left an impression on our attendees, provided the most important lesson of the evening.
Up until recently if someone in digital mentioned Romania, chances are you were having a conversation on low cost development or nearshoring. While until recently Romania indeed was mainly known for exporting code, we’ve discovered that in recent years this country by the Black Sea has become much more ambitious. There is a movement going on that wants to make use of the country’s large number of software engineers and the huge potential they have in creating the services and experiences of the future. If they can keep the momentum, Bucharest might soon become one of the hotspots for UX/CX in Europe.
We handpicked for you some key takeaways from this conference which will help you design more valuable customer experiences and services.
This is my first blog post since I joined The Reference about two months ago. My objective was clear: We need to standardise our workflows and reuse best practices within our Drupal team so that we can be more efficient. As I'm an Open Source Software Evangelist, I'm happy to share this information with you. In this article I would like to share with you how we're planning to achieve this in an agile way of working.