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Sitecore Best Practices: Your information is the foundation of your website

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Sitecore Best Practices: Your information is the foundation of your website
With Sitecore your information is the foundation, making sure an installation starts off on the right foot will save time in the long run.

When developing a website based on the Sitecore CMS it is too easy to get into the swing of things and construct your solution using traditional website conventions. Thinking of data items as generic web pages with a bunch of controls that control what data is to be pulled from your database is likely to cause a great deal of pain when it comes to maintaining, or even implementing enhancements for your site.

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Opening new Windows: The Windows 8 Ecosystem

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Windows 8 is a game changer, an expansion and merger of the different platforms within the Microsoft brand. Its release is more than just getting a shiny new touchy-feely operating system out into the market place.  Windows 8 is a creation of a new ecosystem, an ecosystem where we see Microsoft’s three screens start to interact with and follow each other with expansion of the Xbox brand and the introduction of Microsoft’s new design language into Windows. Touch input is rising to join the keyboard and mouse as first class citizens. Windows 8 was even stated to be Microsoft’s riskiest move yet. This risk they are taking isn’t their promotion of touch, but more so around their new approach to the ecosystem. So what has Microsoft actually released?

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