Meetup @ Mindtree August 2019

We are back with the next Sitecore User Group Bangalore Meetup!
Please join us on Saturday, 10th August @ 10 am for some learning, networking and fun!

Huge thanks to Mindtree for sponsoring our event!

Mindtree Limited
#150, EPIP 2nd phase, KIADB Export Promotion Industrial Area,
Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066

Here’s what we have planned for the day:

09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:30 A note from our sponsors at Mindtree Limited by Bismi Ravindran
10:30 – 11:15 Sitecore JSS in Action by Amit Kumar
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 I “Sitecore”, You “Commerce”, Let’s Connect by Brijesh Patel
12:30 – 13:00 Networking Time
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 14:30 Powering up with Sitecore PowerShell by Sumit Upadhyay
14:30 – 15:30 Development Approach for Sitecore + SXA Site
by Deepak Kumar and Nisheesh Kulshreshtha
15:30 – 15:45 Break
15:45 – 16:30 Blue green deployment with Sitecore by Amit Goel

A note from our sponsors at Mindtree Limited by Bismi Ravindran (10:00 am – 10:30 am)

Bismi will talk to us about experience and progress of Digital Marketing methodologies in context with Sitecore.

About the Speaker:

Bismi is a General Manager at Mindtree and leads Digital Marketing CoE. With 19 years of total experience and 5+ years in various practice leadership roles in Digital areas, Bismi brings deep knowledge in Digital Marketing and CMS technologies and has been responsible for pre-sales, building teams, solution consulting and supporting projects. She has worked with large as well as mid-sized but innovative brand organizations across the globe. Bismi is a people person with sound analytical mindset.

Sitecore JSS in action by Amit Kumar (10:30 am – 11:15 am)


  • Introduction
  • Purpose of Sitecore JSS
  • Sitecore JSS Application Mode
  • What is GraphQL (GQL)
  • Sitecore JSS + GraphQL (GQL)
  • Demo
About the Speaker:

Amit Kumar is a Senior Technical Architect at Mindtree with 14+ years of experience in solution design, development and management using Agile methodologies.
He is a Sitecore® Certified Professional Developer, Microsoft SharePoint Certified Professional and Sitecore Technology MVP 2019.

Blog :

I “Sitecore”, You “Commerce”, Let’s Connect Brijesh Patel (11:30 pm – 12:30 pm)

Sitecore being an Enterprise Segment CMS for years now has being making to the top Gartner quadrant. Sitecore Commerce an another feather added to Sitecore Goodies is built to talk, work and share a user e-commerce journey alongwith a business trying to have their presence online in the e-commerce market. Learning how the anatomy of Sitecore XC is laid out so that it effectively communicates with Sitecore.

  • Details on Sitecore Commerce Roles & Anatomy of Sitecore Commerce (certificates, IIS sites, configuration files, indexes)
  • How communication works between sitecore & commerce
    • Sitecore Commerce Connect
    • Sitecore Commerce Engine Connect
    • Shops and Ops Proxies
    • Storefront site
About the Speaker:

Brijesh Patel is a Sitecore MVP, Sr. Technology Lead – Horizontal Integration. He is an agile and boisterous developer proud to be ASP.NETian and SITECOREist, with 14+ years of experience in Information Technology. Sitecore MVP since 2014, having 10+ years of work experience in sitecore and a sitecore commerce expert as well. Likes to stumble upon technical challenges and believes that these challenges keeps the developer within to constantly strive and learn new technologies. Strong believer in sharing knowledge and do not like to keep things confined, so blogs frequently at and


Powering up with Sitecore PowerShell by Sumit Upadhyay (1:45 pm – 2:30 pm)

About the Speaker:

Sumit Upadhyay is a Sitecore certified developer with 7 years of experience, 4 of those into Sitecore.

Development Approach for Sitecore + SXA Site by Deepak Kumar and Nisheesh Kulshreshtha (2:30 pm – 3:30 pm)

Sitecore SXA is being used to speed up the development of websites using reusability and OOTB components. SXA also provides creative exchange features and themes to help FED team. But one of the challenge we as BED faced was working parallelly with FED. We are going to share our experience with SXA approach.


  • Why SXA
  • Some Development Approach
    • OOTB component, custom Views, custom SXA component
  • Development cycle
    • BED create a component
    • BED Exports page/site for FED
    • FED work on CSS/JS
    • BED imports it back to Sitecore
    • Component gets ready!!!
  • Challenges and our approach towards it
    • Source control on only required items
    • Import challenges
About the Speakers:

Deepak Kumar is Sitecore Certified Developer. He is currently working as Web Developer with Horizontal Integration, Bangalore. He has 4+ years of experience working on .net and Sitecore CMS.

Company: Horizontal Integration (Bangalore)

Nisheesh Kulshreshtha is a results-driven, customer-focused, articulate and analytical developer, with 9+ years of experience in .Net Technology having 5+ years of experience in Sitecore. He is curious and enjoys work that challenges him to learn something new and stretch in a different direction.

Company : Horizontal Integration (Vadodara)
Designation: Senior Developer

Blue green development with Sitecore by Amit Goel (3:45 pm – 4:30 pm)


  • Introduction
  • Why do we need Blue Green deployment model
  • Overview of Deployment model
  • Logical View
  • Walkthrough of the entire process
About the Speaker:

Amit Goel is a Program Architect at Mindtree with 15+ years of experience in solution design, development and management using Agile methodologies.