Hackathons don’t have to be about losing sleep to create products or features that never go to market. Just weeks after hosting a two-day hackathon with the employees of Contentful, we’re releasing five new native and extensibility features that significantly improve our customer experience.
Recently the Contentful team had the opportunity to attend Smartling’s annual user conference, Global Ready™, in San Francisco. The conference brought together marketing, technology and global localization leaders from various industries, along with thought leaders from Forrester, Google and Slack.
Love isn’t really a thing in the tech world. Mention love in a meeting of software engineers and you’ll be met with blank stares and someone quickly wrestling the itinerary back to CLI tools or router configurations.
So, what happens when a company introduces the idea of love to the mix? And not just in a glib way, but in a way where it becomes the year’s North star; a slogan which guides meetings, management decisions and the daily attention of a 200-strong employee workforce.
Organizing a collection of thousands of images can be daunting and time-intensive. If you or your team members haven’t taken the time to organize your images by adding detailed titles and meta-descriptions, that disorder can eat up your time. Every new blog post turns into a game of hide-and-seek as you scroll and scroll, trying to find your feature image, or that infographic your designer dropped into the library. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Organizing, and finding your images, can take seconds, making your content operations workflow a whole lot smoother.
Contentful is a really powerful CMS that we use on a number of projects at The Couch. However despite most of our clients having an intimate hate for Wordpress, they do have an intimate love for some of the common features. One of which isn’t something that works out of the box with Contentful: Preview.
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