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Revolutionizing Headless Commerce with Elastic Path

“Headless commerce” has quickly become the buzzword of the eCommerce world, but many are unsure of what a headless commerce experience actually entails. Often times, when organizations set out to develop a headless commerce architecture, they fail to consider how business processes and workflows will grow, change, and improve over time. As a result, many […]

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Creating More Touchpoints Through API-Driven Commerce

In the age of digital disruption, the traditional commerce model is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Brick-and-mortar stores, eCommerce websites, and even mobile shopping apps are no longer the only ways to make purchases, and successful businesses recognize that evolving with technology is the only way to survive. Voice search and command, artificial intelligence, […]

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Getting to Know PredefinedQuery with Sitecore Content Search

Recently I’ve been working a lot with the Sitecore Content Search API and found myself writing a lot of code like this: var allTheThings = context.GetQueryable<Thing>().Where(x => x.TemplateId == Constants.Thing.TemplateId && x.IsSearchable); As we’re always looking for better ways to do things around here and my laziness started to prevail, I thought, “there has got […]

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Expand Adobe Experience Manager Content Reach with Amazon Alexa

You are probably thinking, how could we possibly tie Adobe Experience Manager and Amazon Alexa together? AEM is obviously great at managing a website and delivering content to several channels, including mobile and kiosk. Amazon Echo is a voice-activated device where we can talk to Alexa and she answers back by playing music and buying doll houses. There […]

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Integration: Why It’s a Top Priority for Commerce Re-platforming

If you’re making plans to re-platform your commerce business in 2017, you’re not alone. Fifty-four percent of eCommerce executives stated that re-platforming is a top priority over the next 12 months, according to Forrester. Choosing a feature-rich commerce platform that will help you achieve current and future business goals is important. However, you also need […]

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Google Set to Acquire API Company, Apigee

Google announced yesterday that they entered a definitive agreement to acquire Apigee, a company with an innovative API platform, that is a leader in the industry, and is highly regarded by many analyst firms. An application programming interface (API) is a piece of software that helps move information back and forth, serving as a connector […]

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Introducing the Application Indexing Protocol (AIP)

I am excited to introduce the Application Indexing Protocol! AIP, for short, allows any application to proactively make itself indexable by a variety of third-party enterprise search engines. Unlike traditional connectors (created by search engine vendors or systems integration companies), application developers can now choose exactly what they want indexed and the best way to do it. Applications can choose […]

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The Collaborative Economy

A key question for today business is how to turn their brand into a platform. It’s thinking terms of systems platforms for e-commerce, social, search and so on that has transformed the digital landscape. Without what has become massive, internet-scale platforms these businesses would not exist. It is time for well established companies to view […]

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Retail Trends 2014: #7 – The API Economy

Cloud, social, mobile. If these three technologies are in orbit around each other, then APIs are the forces of gravity making it possible. APIs (application programming interfaces) are the glue technology making cloud, social, and mobile possible, and are gaining traction as the fast-track channel for retailing. APIs, specifically web APIs, are simple, lightweight software […]

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Retail Trends 2014: #4 – The Enterprise Ascends into the Cloud

The cloud trend continues into 2014 as more cloud platforms mature, confidence in security and reliability grows, and the retail use cases for cloud begin to overlap with driving trends like mobile and big data. Analysis from Aberdeen and Accenture show retail investments doubling or tripling through 2015 as cloud business cases begin to prove […]

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