June Blog Roundup

July 6, 2017

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Does it feel to you like time is flying by and there are always a million things to do? This month, in honor of summer, we explored the benefits of taking a step back, went over specific things you can focus on to get a leg up (without overwhelm) in the booming MarTech sector, and showed you two ways to improve upon your processes to save time and energy while delivering an amazing product. Read on for these and more, we hope it helps you create a productive, balanced summer!  

June 1st: GeekHive is One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2017

GeekHive has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2017, the publication’s second annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector. The list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies who have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits.

June 2nd: MarTech is Coming, Prepare your Agency

3 days. 60+ jam-packed sessions. 2,500 MarTech-ers.  And over 5300 players.  – MarTech San Francisco 2017 was an awe-inspiring event! With so many products available in the MarTech space, figuring out how to build your stack and utilize the right resources to reach your marketing goals can be utterly overwhelming. EVP of Business Development Stephen Downs simplifies things for you in this post with his, four biggest takeaways from MarTech San Francisco!

June 6th: May Blog Roundup

In May, we went to DrupalCon, launched our account management division, indexed content in Azure Search, celebrated our new space and introduced Sitecore.Ship Utils for VSTS! Read more to find out what you missed in May!

June 8th: Extending Sitecore Helix Template Guidelines

Sitecore is known as a very flexible content management platform – which can be a good thing and a bad thing. Tech Lead John Rappel shares why Sitecore Helix principles are a needed addition to the Sitecore community & our approach to extending the template guidelines.

June 13th: Developer Advice for the Class of 2017

We asked our team to share their best advice for the class of 2017 and they had a lot of great life lessons to share. Here’s what they had to say

“In an ever-changing industry, don’t forget the importance of being adaptable. Remember to take into consideration the overall scope and impact of your work. And most importantly, determine what aspects of technology most interest you and drive you, because gravitating to those will not only bring the most fulfillment but also allow you to make the best impact.” – Michelle Banzer, Developer

June 15th: How to Preview an Item in Sitecore CMS

We’re committed to passing on our knowledge to developers and content editors who are just starting to use Sitecore CMS. In this post, the thirty-sixth in the series, you’ll learn why and how to use the preview functionality Sitecore offers.

June 20th: Disney CX Summit

CEO Peter Ladka and CXO Mike Caccavano are leading the charge to deliver amazing experiences both internally and externally to anyone who interacts with GeekHive. To learn how to craft these experiences they turned to the expert – Disney. In this post, Mike shares his inspirations and takeaways from the conference.

June 22nd: Advanced Sitecore Config Strategies for Multi-Site Applications

Coming up with a multi-site configuration strategy for Sitecore can be difficult. Ask any seasoned Sitecore developer – config files can make or break a Sitecore solution. This post provides instructions for architecting a complex multi-site configuration strategy.

June 27th: The Value of Slowing Down in a World that Moves too Fast

In business, there’s a need to be agile, rapidly responding to your customers’ needs and the market’s demands. There’s a desire to see data instantaneously, results even faster and ROI at lightning speed. But is participating in our swiftly moving business world the only key to success and growth? Or is there value to taking things slowly? Explore this and more in this post by GeekHive’s President and CEO Peter Ladka.

Shannon Brennan-Cressey

Director of Digital Marketing
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