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Want to ask Alexa for cleaning advice? Kärcher & Contentful made it possible.

Now you can learn to wash your car with the perfect equipment via voice control. All you need to do is ask: “Alexa, ask Kärcher info, how do I clean my car.” How about controlling the Kârcher Watering System Duo Smart Kit via voice control? Try: “Alexa, start Kärcher and open the left sprinkler valve for 60 minutes.” Kärcher used Contentful to build two Alexa Skills that allow customers to control watering systems and get cleaning advice. Here’s what they learned and how it could help you.

Kiersten Thamm, on Dec 13, 2019
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Does your CMS help you publish faster?

Twenty years ago, CMSes put the power of digital publishing squarely in the hands of almost anyone. Editors could quickly pick a template, drop content in with a WYSIWYG editor and publish a web page. It was exciting and fast. If you made a mistake, you could edit it in minutes.

This is still true for some people who are using popular blogging tools and out-of-the box CMSes to create basic sites. But for the rest of us, something has changed.

Lisa Lozeau , on Dec 11, 2019
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Strong showing for Contentful at the European Women in Tech conference

Contentful showed up en masse to the European Women in Tech conference in Amsterdam. All 25 of us were looking forward to spreading the headless CMS good news, attending presentations, and making new tech friends. Because who needs best friends when you’ve got tech friends.

Kiersten Thamm, on Dec 6, 2019
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Why infrastructure is part of content strategy (and a balanced breakfast)

Cloud infrastructure is the logistics chain for digital experiences, serving content to consumers on an ever-increasing number of channels. With rising complexity, what should you expect from content infrastructure to deliver digital experiences at scale?

Karol Jarkovsky, on Dec 5, 2019
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Making S3 more resilient using Lambda@Edge

Running content infrastructure for Fortune 500 companies means maintaining high standards for availability — up to 99.99% guaranteed uptime. To mitigate the risk of regional outages, Infrastructure Engineer Julia Biro, along with her team, created a solution for multi-region active-active delivery. Here’s how it works.

Julia Biro, on Dec 3, 2019

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