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Putting the Design in Responsive Design

Best Practices Guide
Designing your digital site for desktop or laptop, as well as tablets and smartphones within a single codebase, is called responsive design.
The promise of responsive design? A single, digital site optimized for devices with various screen sizes. With so much information and so many content types, communicating key messages effectively is a challenge. This ebook provides best practices to consider while thinking through your redesign.

The Cloud Revolution

IT Adapts as Hosted Solutions Redefine Tech Roles
Today, cloud computing not only has changed how data is stored, but is permanently altering the role of information technology; IT professionals are using the current upheaval to define new roles, to explore new territories, and to push their companies in new directions .
In this ebook, we’ll look at IT’s new role in business strategy and introduce you to the practitioners and thinkers who are taking advantage of the cloud revolution to redefine their careers and the role of IT.

Personalization Quick Start

Creating a Unique Digital Experience for Every Consumer
What is required today is the right message, to the right customer (segment), at the right time (context). Personalization on the web can be split into several categories, and we will review each, including an overview of what is required for implementation.
This ebook will serve as a best practices guide for leveraging personalization to build your brand and customer experience.

From Zero to 60...

Build Great Digital Experiences in the Life Sciences Industry with Acquia Cloud Site Factory
Today’s marketplace couldn’t be more competitive. Staying ahead of the competition means being able to respond to a changing market instantly. In the Life Sciences industry, launching a marketing campaign, a new product, a new brand, or even a new family of brands can mean the difference between success…or trailing the pack. Acquia Cloud Site Factory offers a turnkey solution for deploying one—or many—sites quickly and inexpensively, and with rich content. Acquia manages the technology so that you can manage the content.

Can Your CMS Handle Success?

UK Central and Local Government Edition
To be successful today, an organization must keep up with web-savvy digital natives who switch seamlessly between devices, channels, as well as their work and home personas. The objectives of cost efficiency and innovation might appear to be at odds, but the right choice of CMS can mean that your organization can have its cake and eat it too. This eBook provides some insights and recommendations into how to select a CMS that meets your needs.

Un CMS peut-il garantir votre succès ?

Choisir le CMS approprié: guide pratique
Pour pouvoir se démarquer aujourd’hui, les sociétés qui évoluent dans le domaine
des médias, du divertissement ou de l’édition doivent pouvoir compter sur un CMS
capable de fournir du contenu à la fois pour les smartphones, les tablettes et toute
autres plate-forme jugée critique, tout en intégrant plusieurs réseaux sociaux à la
fois. Face aux mutations du marché, de nombreuses entreprises constatent que leur
CMS—implémenté dans la plupart des cas avant l’émergence de phénomènes comme

Can Your CMS Handle Success?

CMS Selection Guide: High Tech Edition
With mobile and digital becoming the center of the marketing experience, responsive design and personalization shouldn’t be afterthoughts; they should be the only thought. Being able to tailor content and differentiate web design based on the current needs and preferences of the consumer is essential.This ebook provides some insights, recommendations, and tips for selecting a new CMS that can assure that your digital experience has the right stuff to keep the consumer engaged until they are ready to contact a salesperson.

Passer de zéro à 100

Construire des expériences digitales uniques toujours à la pointe du web
La concurrence n’a jamais été aussi intense qu’aujourd’hui. Pour maintenir son avance sur ses concurrents, il faut une réactivité de tous les instants face aux marchés en constante évolution. Les entreprises doivent désormais être capables de s’adapter instantanément.
La capacité à lancer rapidement et efficacement une campagne marketing, un nouveau produit, une nouvelle marque, voire un ensemble de produits ou de marques devient une capacité déterminante pour la réussite des entreprises modernes.

Social et Open Source: 4 Best Practices à découvrir

Comment les entreprises peuvent utiliser les outils de publication sociale open source pour stimuler leurs activités
Drupal, système de gestion de contenu open source utilisé par de nombreuses grandes entreprises, notamment Twitter, Best Buy et l’université de Standford, s’avère une plateforme idéale pour la publication sociale.
Il existe plus de 12 000 modules Drupal que les sociétés peuvent utiliser ou modifier en fonction de leurs besoins spécifiques. L’approche modulaire de Drupal permet aux sociétés de réduire leurs coûts de développement, de créer une large gamme d’applications basées sur leurs besoins et de déployer rapidement des solutions.

Surviving the Mobile Tsunami

What You Need to Know to Catch the Wave
No longer can we think about mobile as an afterthought . Digital mobile experiences—on smartphones, tablets, digital glasses, digital watches, and more—are what we should be thinking about first. Responsive design is crucial. In addition, a consumer must be able to switch from laptop to tablet to smartphone while engaging in a digital experience that never misses a beat. This eBook explains how one can catch the wave of the mobile tsunami, rather than being swept under by it’s brute force.

Introduction to Agile: Software Development at the Speed of the Web

For the business user
The Agile methodology is an evolution in the software development process, but it isn't limited to just software. Find out how you can use this methodology to be more time efficient and cost effective while revolutionizing a product or brand.

Le passage à l'Open Source une nouvelle priorité

Alors même que le nombre des entreprises habituées aux technologies open source augmente, un nouveau phénomène insolite commence à se dessiner. Beaucoup de sociétés, loin de considérer les logiciels open source comme d’éventuels substituts des logiciels propriétaires, en ont fait leur choix de prédilection pour tous leurs projets informatiques. Et c’est seulement après avoir exploré de fond en comble toutes les possibilités offertes par les solutions open source susceptibles de répondre à leurs besoins qu’elles envisagent effectivement d’utiliser des logiciels propriétaires.

Can Your CMS Handle Success?

CMS Selection Guide: Higher Education Edition
Today, we shop in the virtual world of storefronts, whether we’re pricing the options on a new car, comparing the attributes of a digital single lens reflex (dSlr) camera, or looking for a new home. Shopping for a college or university is no different. Long before a student and his/her parents ever take a walk through the ivy walls of a storied campus, they have spent many hours online shopping campuses, cities versus rural locations, an institution’s noted majors, and aid packages.

Introduction to Agile: Software Development at the Speed of the Web

The Agile methodology is an evolution in the software development process that enables software teams to move from the conventional waterfall model to something much more dynamic.Today, being a developer means being Agile.

Can Your CMS Handle Success?

CMS Selection Guide
To be successful today, an organization must keep up with web-savvy digital natives who switch seamlessly between devices, channels, as well as their work and home personas. The objectives of cost efficiency and innovation might appear to be at odds, but the right choice of CMS can mean that your organization can have its cake and eat it too.
This eBook provides some insights and recommendations into how to select a CMS that meets your needs.

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