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Our team at XCentium has been hard at work putting together great content to share with you, which is comprised of our tireless efforts this past year – including connecting Alexa to Sitecore Commerce and developing 11 new plugins for Sitecore’s Commerce Engine. Sincere there are over 80 sessions in this year’s Symposium, I thought it would be helpful to share a list of ways you can connect with our team.  


We have all seen the title “Sitecore Platinum Partner” and may have a vague understanding of what this title really means. However, with Sitecore Symposium on the horizon, I felt it was time to dig into what sets this elite group of firms apart from the rest.  In my research, I found six key characteristics that this group, of fewer than 20 firms globally, has in common.


The landscape of business and shopping is changing!. With the help of unique Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, e-commerce platforms are able to leverage the latest advancements in technology to learn about their customers and create personalized shopping experiences. One of the recent improvements in this market is voice-activated shopping using intelligent personal assistants. One of them being Amazon's Alexa, which stands out to be the most powerful and accurate voice system on the market.

In this article, I will go over my experience of integrating Sitecore Commerce application with Alexa. The integration of Alexa with Sitecore Commerce will delight the end users with a completely new way to interact with commerce applications. 


When talking with potential clients, they tell me the mere thought of the time and cost involved to platform, or re-platform, eCommerce can be enough to leave things ‘status- quo’. Might that be you?

Not so long ago, it was a huge Enterprise undertaking to get an eCommerce system up and running. The good news is, Software as a Service (SaaS) options and the right implementation partner significantly reduce time, cost and stress in getting your platform up and making money.


Insite has a built-in EmailService that allows a developer to easily send emails to a customer whenever they perform an action on the system. This EmailService utilizes the RazorEngine in order to parse HTML and generate rich content emails for delivery. On a recent project, I had many scenarios where an email was being sent to the customer. All of the emails contained a common look and feel, including a fully rendered header and footer. In this blog, I will go over the process I followed in order to allow for the use of the standard Layout property in the Razor template for emails.


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