Exploring Sitecore 8: The Upgrade Path

Using old software can be a challenge. Upgrading to a more current version of the software and getting used to the “new” ways in which it has been enhanced can also be a challenge. Sitecore 8 is no different but it does have some compelling reasons to make the move. Read More

Jim Manson Jim Manson
March 05, 2015
Sitecore , Web Development , Web Strategy

Sitecore Blog

8 Tips for a Smooth Sitecore Upgrade

Like any software company, Sitecore is constantly updating their product to improve features, create better security and provide faster performance. Upgrading is inevitable. Although it is best to have someone with experience and Sitecore specific expertise to do the upgrade, it’s not always possible, and you may find yourself facing the upgrade. These tips can help make your upgrade process go smoother than it might otherwise.

June 25, 2014
Sitecore, Web Development

Online Security

Creating the Perfect Password: Is it Possible to be too Secure?

These days, being asked to create a password is a very regular occurrence. The list of requirements for a new password can be excessive (must be 8 characters, combination of numbers, symbols, etc.), which can be enough to drive normal people crazy, especially when passwords cannot be repeated within the last 12 months. All of this security actually drives users to be less secure. What do I mean?

January 20, 2014
Web Strategy

Web Development

Support Service is not "Just Fix It!"

As the manager of our newly formed Support Services department at Roundedcube, I was thinking about what “support” means to our clients. Sure we work on Sitecore, Elcom, Umbraco, .NET applications and the like, but many companies can do those things. In Support Services we also have many different types of clients; we specialize in warranty work on projects that we have completed (yes, Roundedcube provides a warranty on our work) to “ad hoc” time & material projects with our clients and retainer work.

August 26, 2011
Web Development