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Getting the App Framework off the ground: a product and engineering log

Major platform updates are hard — they block developer resources for many months, it’s costly and a big risk if it doesn’t get the customer adoption you expect. So how do you actually get big development projects off the ground? How do you sell it to management and keep the team excited? What product and engineering decisions do you need to make to move things forward? Frederik Lölhöffel and Jakub Elzbieciak (PM and tech lead for extensibility) tell the story of how the App Framework got off the ground.

Jakub Elzbieciak & Frederik Lölhöffel, on Mar 30, 2020
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Is Contentful a WordPress alternative?

With WordPress powering 26% of the world's top 10,000 websites, it's normal to consider the platform for a project or migration. To feel swayed by popularity — even if it's not right for your product and team — is human nature. But does that mean WordPress should be at the top of your list for your next CMS? How does Contentful compare to WordPress anyway?

Jo Fraser, on Mar 26, 2020
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Get your content platform ready for governance in the cloud with SCIM

Contentful now supports user and team provisioning based on the industry standard SCIM protocol. Keep your enterprise secure and reduce manual IT provisioning as teams grow and change by using our new SCIM API or integrate through Okta for automated, enterprise-scale user access management.

Heidi Marjamäki & Kieran Tan, on Mar 25, 2020
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How integrated stacks are changing the agency-brand relationship

Digital agencies play an important role in helping brands make SaaS decisions. As digital experience stacks grow more customized to address specific customer demands, this advisory role is bound to change significantly. Read on to find out how.

Mark Demeny, on Mar 24, 2020
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How to run a remote, 80-person workshop during the Covid-19 pandemic

In response to Covid-19 closures, we’ve moved our sprint review bazaar online — with surprising success. We’re sharing our strategy and suggestions for implementing that strategy in other types of organizations.

Darren Duarte , on Mar 23, 2020


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