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September 12, 2018

The Hidden Value of Azure Cloud Migration: Part 1 – Innovation

Should your business consider moving to a cloud first strategy utilizing Microsoft’s Azure? The benefits of the cloud are now well documented, but there are…
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July 24, 2018

5 Steps to Take Before Migrating Your Apps to Azure

The difference between cloud software design and traditional architectures is that cloud software design takes advantage of principles such as decentralization, self-healing, asynchronous, elasticity, and…
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May 30, 2018

Blockchain Could Bridge Data Divide Between Oil Producers, Pipeline Firms

by  Matthew V. Veazey | Rigzone Staff The redundancy in pipeline monitoring and data collection equipment that oil producers and midstream operators use to maintain…
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May 18, 2018

Azure Traffic Manager for Developers

Developers have traditionally specialized in areas of comfort or expertise and the last thing they want to learn is infrastructure. They would rather play Halo…
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May 15, 2018

Cloud Migration ROI: 5 Things to Expect from a Real Cloud Assessment & Plan

With Forrester predicting that more than 50% of global enterprises will rely on at least one public cloud platform in 2018, the question of cloud…
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April 16, 2018

Azure Set up and Security for Developers

Cloud design patterns are reshaping the way developers think. No longer can we sit back and let others set up and secure our apps. We…
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April 4, 2018

Upgrade to Sitecore 9

Today’s Digital Marketers are delivering experiences across multiple channels and touchpoints, and in an ever-changing technical landscape it’s important that your digital tools keep up…
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April 2, 2018

Azure Security Examined

Security is a never-ending pursuit. Bad people exist and we must continually find ways to combat their evilness. Let’s examine a very small portion of…
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March 26, 2018

Translating Contracts into Smart Contracts: A Guide for Subject Matter Expert

Interest in blockchain and DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) is soaring in the enterprise space, but the prospect of taking the step to engage a technology…
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January 2, 2018

Recipe for Personalization Success Blog Series: Step 2

Read the first step: Define the Persona that you want to influence. The second step in our recipe for personalization success series is the step that…
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December 15, 2017

Recipe for Personalization Success Blog Series: Step 1

The first step in our recipe for Personalization success is really the most important step, but it is a step that is often overlooked. If…
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November 21, 2017

Personalization is the New Bacon: Steps to Cooking Up the Right Personalization Strategy

Last month my colleague Zack Wenthe and I spoke at Sitecore’s annual customer and partner conference, Sitecore Symposium 2017, in Las Vegas. We chose to…
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November 16, 2017

You Said What?! Language Drives Company Interaction

Think back to all of those times where you were engaged in conversation and afterward you think back and wish that you would have said…
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November 2, 2017

Expect More From Your Sitecore Investment: The Benefits of a Customer Experience Platform

While attending Sitecore Symposium 2017 in Las Vegas last month, I attended several presentations on personalization as part of the digital experience. Having led our…
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October 9, 2017

DNA of the C-Suite Volume II

Discussions with Financial industry trend setter, Michelle Brigman. Now that we have set the stage for these discussions it’s time to start creating a list…
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October 9, 2017

2 Lessons to Recognize Digital Disruption Before it Happens

In this world of Digital Transformation and Disruption, the question I often hear industry executives and leaders ask is… “How do you recognize the signs…
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October 3, 2017

Quisitive at Denver Startup Week 2017

What do you get when you have over 250+ sessions on growing your tech and business, over 100K participant engagements, large enterprise companies, Mark Cuban…
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September 19, 2017

Obsess in Your Work

There are times as young adults where we may think we have everything figured out, and what we want to do for the rest of…
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September 18, 2017

Expanding the Customer Experience: Unique Ways to Deliver Impact

Recently, I took a short getaway with my wife to see a concert and stay overnight in Dallas at a Hilton hotel. Since I’ve been…
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September 5, 2017

Sitecore Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of it All

From CX this to CM that – it is easy to get confused with so many stylized acronyms. Whether you’re net new to Sitecore or…
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August 29, 2017

DNA of the C-Suite in a Digital World

Volume I: Setting the table There have been a flurry of articles lately talking about the new skills of the CMO and/or CIO. Marketing News, Adweek,…
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August 24, 2017

Start Your Career Right

It has been 66 days since the official start of my career. In my final semester at Texas Christian University I had the opportunity to…
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August 10, 2017

Part 2: Marketing Automation is Not Just a Fancy Name for Email Marketing

In part 1 of this series I reviewed the traditional goals of Marketing Automation and how to leverage those to generate brand awareness. In part 2, I am…
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July 31, 2017

Marketing Automation is Not Just a Fancy Name for Email Marketing

I spend a lot of my time talking to organizations about marketing automation and what it can do for them, throughout each of these conversations…
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July 10, 2017

Avoid the Trap of Mistaking Modernization for Digital Transformation

It is now quite common to hear or read about an IT project or product that is positioned as evidence of an organization’s digital transformation…
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June 19, 2017

Is Digital Transformation Real?

Over the past year I have had numerous conversations with colleagues and customers discussing the meaning of Digital Transformation. Is it a strategy? Is it only relevant…
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June 8, 2017

Why Data Projects Fail | No Data Strategy

Ever feel like the deck is stacked against you? Or the house of cards you’ve built is about to fall at your feet? We hear…
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April 17, 2017

The Challenge of Mixing Structured and Unstructured Data

For an organization to reach its greatest potential for success—whether that’s through increased revenue, decreased expenses, a better company culture, or some combination of other…
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March 28, 2017

ROI on employee collaboration tools – it’s more than you think

From recruiting to on-boarding to collaboration and knowledge management, there’s a cost associated with every step of an employee’s journey. When I speak with companies about…
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March 20, 2017

Seven Business Goals for Deriving Value from Data

At Quisitive, we subscribe to the philosophy that data is an essential asset of any business. Unfortunately, data sometimes gets a bad rap, which is…
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February 13, 2017

Chatbots: The 21st Century Magic 8 Ball

Remember the Magic 8 Ball? Ask a question, shake it, and get an immediate answer… sometimes declarative and sometimes ambiguous.  Well I bet you didn’t realize that…
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February 1, 2017

Data Insights as Innovations: Six Keys to a Successful Data Initiative

In the first post of the Data as an Asset blog series, Quisitive looked at why data is often a challenge for even the most proficient companies, and…
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February 1, 2017

Data as an Asset: Quisitive’s Approach to Data Management for Business Success

For even the most competent teams, data can be a struggle. In today’s world, we collect massive amounts of information and hope to consolidate, interpret…
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January 9, 2017

Fostering an Environment for Change

As I have shared in my latest blog posts, Transformation can be a tough journey to embark on if your organization, employees, clients and partners aren’t…
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January 9, 2017

Transformation is a Journey, Not a Destination

As I shared in my latest post, Transformation Starts at the Top, I believe you cannot transform an organization until you transform your leadership. As that…
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November 16, 2016

Microsoft Azure Care and Feeding

Companies are moving data centers to the cloud at an ever-increasing rate, often attracted to the pay-as-you-go cloud computing model. It’s been found that traditional enterprise…
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November 16, 2016

Feeding Data-Hungry Analytics Solutions

As with any cloud-hosted system where data analytics is a major focus, one of the questions that arises early on is “how do I effectively…
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November 7, 2016

Outdated technology can mean winning at digital marketing

As a digital leader, if you are sitting there with an outdated content management system (CMS) or a roll-your-own application that you have duct taped…
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November 7, 2016

Who owns design anyways?

As we continue on our disruptive journey together there are some interesting words that bring either a great deal of emotion to the reader or…
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November 7, 2016

Who owns digital transformation anyways?

I’ve seen a lot of discussion around Digital Transformation and who owns it. In fact it started with discussions around MarTech and was highlighted by…
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November 7, 2016

Why you are probably failing at web personalization

Digital marketing has continued to explode with capabilities that allow marketers to get ever closer to the pinnacle of one-to-one marketing communications. The technology landscape…
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November 7, 2016

How to hack your MarTech stack

Most likely over the last 5 years you have invested tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars in the latest emerging marketing…
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November 6, 2016

Automation = Cloud Empowerment

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates This is a topic that should be important to anyone that owns or manages Azure cloud resources, or that creates…
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November 6, 2016

Top Five Must Do’s When Starting a Marketing Automation Project

Once you’ve decided that you need a marketing automation solution you have two choices: you can jump right in and starting setting it up and…
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November 6, 2016

Preparing for 6x increase in transaction rates and 19% increases in revenue

Personalization is becoming a very hot topic amongst marketers as the technology begins to catch up with the desires of advanced marketing departments. This convergence is creating…
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November 6, 2016

Buzzword Bingo: Change Management

Don’t lie – we’ve all played it.  You’re sitting in company and client meetings, and you mentally twitch every time you hear a buzzword.  You…
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November 6, 2016

Emerging Technology Trends and their Impact on Marketing

As we’ve been working furiously over the last 6 months to transform our company into Quisitive, we’ve been talking a lot about the future of…
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November 6, 2016

Is Live Streaming Becoming a Thing?

It’s time to start paying attention to live streaming (aka mobile video broadcasting). As I discussed in a previous post, Emerging Technology Trends and their…
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January 9, 2016

Transformation Starts at the Top

Over the last three to four years, as the concept of digital transformation took hold and the Cloud continued to redefine business ecosystems, I began…
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