13 May 2015

3 Reasons to Upgrade to CMS

Chris Kulish
Posted in: CMS, Programming, Technology, Technology Platforms, Web Development, Technical Strategy

Outgrowing your static website? A Content Management System (CMS) is the next logical step. These systems offer a long list of benefits compared to static sites, such as reusing content and layouts, centralized access control and user management.

Plus, the advantages apply to different roles – from content creators to editors to developers. Now identifying who’s going to fill these roles within your organization? That’s just as important as which CMS you choose, too. But let’s take it from the top.

1 May 2015

Secrets to Building a Successful Content Management Solution

Chris Kulish
Posted in: CMS, Content Strategy, Data Integration, Digital Experience, IT, Programming, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance, System Architecture, Technical Architecture, Technology, Technology Platforms, Targeted Marketing Programs, Technical Enablement, Technical Strategy

Building a content management solution goes beyond just picking a Content Management System (CMS). It starts with asking the right questions during discovery, selecting the right tool for the job, creating architecture, and setting the stage for development.

23 Jun 2014

Sundog: The Podcast 060 - WWDC 2014 Review

Lon Keller
Posted in: Android, Apple, Google, iOS, Mac OS, Mobile, Programming, Software Development, Technology, User Experience (UX), WWDC, Buyer Journey Optimization, Technical Strategy

HealthKit, HomeKit and Swift, oh my! We totally nerd out on this episode as our panel of developers and architects review WWDC 2014, discussing the upcoming features of Apple’s Mac OS Yosemite and iOS 8 platforms.

28 Aug 2012

Save a View as an Image in iOS

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Mobile, Programming, Software Development, Technology, Technical Strategy

You are in the process of building a super cool iOS application. For some reason or another you find the need to save either a view or the entire screen as an image programmatically but you are unsure of how to accomplish this. It is a good thing you have ran across this blog post!

12 Jul 2012

Site.com Combines CMS Flexibility with Salesforce Power

Adam Konieska
Posted in: Cloud, CMS, CRM, Programming, Salesforce, Software Development, Web Development

At Sundog we use Salesforce as a solution on a number of different projects. Its a powerful CRM tool that allows developers to make robust systems. But when the project calls for allowing non-technical users to create and manage content, in addition to leveraging the data stored in Salesforce, we reach for another tool in the toolbox. Enter Site.com.

18 Jun 2012

A Developer’s Request for Three Salesforce Improvements

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Programming, Salesforce, Software, Software Development

Here are three ideas that would make my life easier as a Salesforce developer. Let me know your thoughts or send them onto the Ideas page at Salesforce.

8 Jun 2012

Don’t Be Afraid To Integrate

Chuck Tomanek
Posted in: Cloud, Programming, Salesforce, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Technology

When we’re talking about cloud based platforms and applications, there’s one word that should be a part of almost every project for an enterprise: integration. Easily being able to integrate multiple types of systems quickly and without hardware is one of the best features the cloud has to offer.

7 Jun 2012

Dropbox iOS SDK

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Mobile, Programming, Software Development, Technical Strategy

A recent project that I had been working on was an iPad app that integrated with Dropbox. I haven’t done much on the coding side with Dropbox and was excited to give it a go.

7 Jun 2012

AQuery - Making it Easy

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Google, Mobile, Programming, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Technology, Technical Strategy

Most every language and platform you develop for has its own boilerplate code—code that has to be included with little or no change. As a developer I appreciate tools that help remove boilerplate code.

1 May 2012

Shared Salesforce Sandbox Issues

Alex Berg
Posted in: Programming, Salesforce

Sharing a Salesforce org for development can be a challenge. I’ve heard about some teams successfully using version control and continuous integration in their Salesforce development, but their process may not work for every team for a variety of reasons. I’d like to point out a few issues in particular when sharing development sandboxes with other developers.