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Woman zapping bugs with a ray gun 4 Do's (Plus 1 Don't) for Superbly Thorough Bug Tracking 

February 23, 2015

There’s an age-old saying that goes “You can’t make a website without logging some bugs.” Or was it breaking some eggs? Something like that. 

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Man prototyping Interaction Design in 2015 

January 29, 2015

We don’t want our websites to be strongly associated with a trend as they often age quickly. But there is often an undercurrent, need or newly available technology that brings about trends, and can improve our websites and allow us to create better user experiences.

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Push pin in a Sitecore logo on a map Explaining Sitecore DMS Geographic (GeoIP) Personalization Rules 

December 16, 2014

Geographic targeting is one of the more valuable and accessible routes to taking advantage of Sitecore's DMS personalization capabilities.

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Sitecore logo inside a search magnifying glass icon Properly Handling Sitecore Item URLs in Coveo for Sitecore 7 

November 14, 2014

Coveo for Sitecore opens up a lot of new possibilities for using search on a website. Here at TBG, we've discovered, however, that it needs help in generating URI for display and use on site search pages.

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Row of bugs The New Normal: Issue Tracking for Design 

September 24, 2014

At TBG, we have found that maintaining a very detailed issue tracking system has been the key to keeping our projects on task and on time.

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federatedcontent Sitecore’s Federated Experience Manager 

September 10, 2014

Sitecore's FXM is a newly released module for Sitecore 7 that does the incredible thing of allowing you to extend the reach of Sitecore's marketing and content delivery capabilities to sites that don't actually run on Sitecore.

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Hula Hooping with fire Lessons in User Experience Design from the Stage 

August 1, 2014

Whether it’s a burlesque performer striding onto stage with an immense air of confidence, or a chamber musician somberly entering the concert hall, great performers know that an audience’s first impression sets the tone for an entire performance.

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erika-thumb Top 4 Do’s (and 1 Don’t) For Writing Awesomely Effective Emails 

April 1, 2014

As a project manager for large websites and software development, Erika sends a lot of emails. Like, A LOT. She learned that an email can either serve as an excellent communication tool or resource, or it can cause profound confusion for a project team.