Dan Klco, Adobe Experience Cloud Expert | Perficient Digital
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Adobe Digital Marketing Technical Director

Dan is a certified Adobe Digital Marketing Technologist, Architect, and Advisor, having led multiple successful digital marketing programs on the Adobe Experience Cloud. He's passionate about solving complex problems and building innovative digital marketing solutions. Dan is a PMC Member of the Apache Sling project, frequent Adobe Beta participant and committer to ACS AEM Commons, allowing a unique insight into the cutting edge of the Adobe Experience Cloud platform.

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Where’s the Workflow??

Workflows are some of the most powerful tools in the toolbox of any AEM developer, however, due to some questionable UI choices in the TouchUI, they are somewhat buried. To understand why, let’s take a look at the process for starting a workflow from the AEM Assets console: Image credit Ahmed Musallam   Which of […]

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An Outsider’s Recommendations for Adobe Managed Services

  I’ll start this by saying imagination is easy, execution is difficult. Having worked with and observed Adobe Managed Services (AMS), it’s pretty clear that Adobe has a particular customer need in mind. Based on my experience, I’ve brainstormed a few recommendations for Adobe Managed Services that would help meet the needs of all customers. […]

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New ACS AEM Commons Contribution: Tag Reports

Tags are one of the most powerful features of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), using tags content authors and asset managers can create secondary taxonomy associations between content. The challenge with many AEM installations is that tag taxonomies tend to grow over time, especially if ad-hoc tags are enabled. AEM’s Tag Administration console allows Taxonomy Managers […]

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4 Steps for Personal and Digital Marketing Fitness

As Digital Marketers we are bloated with options for tools and processes and have bloated backsides from sitting at desks all day long. Over the past 3 years I have lost and kept off 80 lbs and have led multiple end-to-end digital marketing transformations. I can safely say I’m a bit of an authority on […]

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Migrating AEM Content with Groovy

Migrating content into AEM is nobody’s idea if fun. Creating experiences and authoring content in the powerful AEM authoring experience is great, but identifying, classifying and mapping legacy content? Not so much. AEM’s repository structure contributes to this challenge. AEM, being based on the Java Content Repository (JCR) offers a massively more flexible content taxonomy […]

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5 New Features in AEM 6.5

  Now that AEM 6.5 has finally been released at Adobe Summit 2019, we can talk about some of the new features and functions available in the product. Here are 5 new features I’ve already seen in exploring AEM 6.5.   Feature 1: Edit Folder Metadata   I am so excited to see this as a […]

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Welcome to Adobe Summit!

The Perficient Digital team has descended on Las Vegas for Adobe Summit. Today, we’re attending Partner Day to hear about Adobe’s coming plans for 2019 / 2020. Everyone at Perficient Digital is excited to talk about Perficient Digital’s expertise in the Adobe and Digital Experience, including Summit Bot!     We hope you join us […]

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What’s in a Certification?

  Jörg Hoh recently wrote a post about the value of a good business consultant, which sparked a few of my own thoughts. In the post, Jörg argues that the role of a business consultant is in many ways more vital to the success of a project than having technical expertise. This is because a good business […]

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New Release: AEM DataLayer 0.3.0

I’m proud to announce the release of AEM DataLayer version 0.3.0, my award winning library for programmatically generating digital marketing DataLayers in Adobe Experience Manager. This version includes: Support for AEM 6.4 and 6.5 (beta) Improved (and less verbose) logging Changing from Gson to Johnzon for JSON Serialization For more details on using the AEM […]

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Managing Multiple Projects with Repo

In my previous post Creating a Scalable Application Ecosystem, I described how to create an ecosystem of applications, libraries, and services rather than isolated applications. With this paradigm, you should end up with smaller, more manageable projects, but how do you manage all of these separate codebases? The Android project has this same problem in the […]

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