Thursday, July 26, 2012

Getting Started with Sitecore DMS

There is a lot of buzz about Sitecore DMS and Sitecore Customer Engagement Platform. A lot of people are looking for good tips, tricks and resources on both.

First of all I would like to point out that John West has a brief but detailed section describing some of the terms and fundamental concepts on DMS in his book Professional Sitecore Development.

After reading this section, I recommend checking out the article Sitecore DMS - Where to Start Part 1. This will help you with getting started.

Next I suggest this article that talks about the Integrated-Customer-Experience

Sitecore also offers the following training DMS Fundamentals for Marketers. This one is in Toronto on July 27, 2012 but if you look at the training section there are other dates and other cities where the training is offered.

After that I suggest logging into sdn and checking out some of the valuable references there.

If you have any further articles you would recommend, tips, tricks, pitfalls to avoid related to getting started with Sitecore DMS or Sitecore in general, please email them to and I will post them here.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Sitecore MVC the topic of latest Sitecore Virtual User Group July 18

The Sitecore Virtual User Group on July 18, 2012 is on Sitecore MVC this time.

I am looking forward to this presentation. MVC is a hot topic and now that it is part of Sitecore in the 6.5.1 release this is very exciting.

You can register here for the Sitecore Virtual User Group.

In case you missed this awesome presentation by David Morrison, he has posted it on

Friday, July 6, 2012

New Dynamics CRM Blog

For those Guild Members who are looking at Dynamics CRM or are looking at revolutionary and out of the box ways of getting the most out of it, there is a new blog starting up that will be providing a wealth of information on just those topics.

The Dynamics CRM Unleashed Blog is written by someone with hands on experience working with large scale and cloud based CRM.

I know I will be reading it on a regular basis, so I thought I would pass it on to you as well.

For now, here is an article I found from Alex de Groot on Sitecore and CRM Integration using Web Forms for Marketers. Check out his article: Sitecore, Webforms for Marketers, OMS and Dynamics CRM Campaign integration for more details.

If you have any tips, tricks or resources you would like to share with the Guild please email them to