Sitecore User Group Bangalore


Merkle Meetup (Sep 2023)

Saturday, September 9, 2023
Ground Floor, H-2 Mountain Ash Building,
Manyata Embassy Business Park, Outer Ring Road,
Nagavara, Bengaluru 560045

10:00 hrs - 10:15 hrs Keynote from Merkle
10:15 hrs - 11:00 hrs Generative AI - Embracing LLMs
11:00 hrs - 12:00 hrs Hands on with Sitecore Headless Services
12:00 hrs - 12:15 hrs Break
12:15 hrs - 13:15 hrs MVC to XMCloud
13:15 hrs - 14:00 hrs Lunch
14:00 hrs - 14:45 hrs Networking Time
14:45 hrs - 15:30 hrs Introduction to Sitecore Connect
15:30 hrs - 16:00 hrs Getting started with Sitecore Send

Keynote from Merkle

About Speaker

Hemanth Mudigolam

With 20 years of experience in the Digital Experience space, Hemanth has worked for clients such as Sun Micro Systems and Master Card in the US before relocating to India a decade ago. His leadership led the DX seed team to win the Golden Pyramid Award last year for scaling the practice in record time. An Executive MBA from ISB, he has spearheaded the development of products endorsed by product vendors, leaving a lasting mark in the industry!

Generative AI - Embracing LLMs

About Speaker

Vinay Mony

Principal Decision Scientist at Merkle

Hands on with Sitecore Headless Services

In this session, we will have a look at how to set up a project for JSS, build a page with one or two components. This will be a workshop, if you want to follow along, please carry your laptop or you can listen to the session as well. Please watch my previous on Introduction to Headless Services here. It gives you bit of an idea about the concepts.

About Speaker

Gopikrishna Reddy Gujjula

Gopikrishna Reddy Gujjula has around 12 years of experience in .NET web development, mainly on Sitecore for 7 years. At present working as a Technical Lead at Aceik, Melbourne, Australia and also six time Sitecore Technology MVP (2018-2023).

MVC to XMCloud: A Tale of Migration

The cloud-based architecture of Sitecore XM Cloud enhances scalability and performance, ensuring seamless user experiences even during traffic spikes. It leverages the power of cloud resources, optimizing infrastructure costs and management. Migrating from Sitecore MVC to Sitecore XM (Experience Manager) Cloud requires careful planning and execution.

Here's a high-level overview of the steps involved in the migration process:

  1. Environment Setup: Set up a Sitecore XM Cloud environment
  2. Codebase Adaptation: Review and update your Sitecore MVC codebase to align with Sitecore XM Cloud's architecture and guidelines. - Replace or refactor custom components to leverage cloud-native features and best practices. - Update configuration files and settings to suit the new environment.
  3. Content Migration: Export content from your Sitecore MVC instance and import it into the Sitecore XM Cloud environment. - Ensure data integrity and accuracy during the migration process. - Test content rendering and validation to ensure consistency in the new environment.

The migration process may vary based on your specific project requirements and the intricacies of your Sitecore MVC implementation. Thorough planning, testing, and collaboration with experienced Sitecore and cloud experts are essential for a successful migration.

About Speakers

Debtanu Biswas

Associate technology lead at Horizontal with 9 years of experience in Sitecore.

Varalakshmi MD

Web Developer at Horizontal with 4 years of experience.

Introduction to Sitecore Connect: Bridging the Gap between Sitecore and Rest of the Composable World

Sitecore Connect is the Symposium announced product for solving integration needs between Sitecore's products and the rest of the Composable world. It lets you connect your Sitecore products with other applications in your ecosystem to provide your users with end-to-end connected experiences. With thousands of connectors and an easy to understand low/no-code canvas for designing your integrations Sitecore Connect enables Clients and Partners to go from 0 to integrated in a matter of minutes.

In this session we will cover the basics of Sitecore Connect, its features and capabilities and how easy it is to integrate with Sitecore products using Sitecore Connect.

About Speakers

Sreekrishnan Sreenivasan

Sreekrishnan is a Sitecore Certified Developer with over 8 years of experience in Sitecore and ASP.NET development. Currently, serving as Associate Technical Lead at Horizontal Digital, where he leads and contributes to high-impact projects. Throughout the career, he has been deeply involved in more than 10 Sitecore projects, consistently delivering exceptional results for various clients. His passion for sharing knowledge and insights led him to embark on blog writing (40+ blogs), where he share his thoughts and experiences in the Sitecore ecosystem. He was also recognized as a Sitecore MVP in Technology for two consecutive years (2020 and 2021), a testament to his dedication and contributions to the Sitecore community. His expertise lies in various areas of Sitecore, including SXA (Sitecore Experience Accelerator), Solr cloud, Sitecore PowerShell, and Sitecore Commerce.

Deepak Kumar

Deepak is Sitecore, OrderCloud-certified Developer currently working as Associate Solution Architect at Horizontal Pvt Ltd. He is an IT professional with 8 years of experience in .Net web development.

Getting started with Sitecore Send

In this session, we will explore what is Sitecore send, how to do account setup, mailing list and integrations.

About Speaker

Haribabu Vallapuri

IT professional with 12 years of experience in Application Development with Sitecore CMS and Microsoft Web Technologies. Expertise with all aspects of Enterprise Product Development, Portals and application development. Sitecore 10 certified professional and working as Lead developer in Indegene Pvt Ltd.

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