13:30 - 14:00
Migrating a site to Kentico CMS – Best practices and Tips (technical)
Migrating an existing site to Kentico CMS can be a daunting and challenging task. Join Bryan Soltis, Kentico MVP, as he discusses the migration process and best practices along the way. Bryan will cover several areas of development, including data migration, page template creation and design, and personal experience with tips along the way to ensure a smooth transition.
Speaker: Bryan Soltis, Director of Technology & Research, Bit-Wizards
14:00 - 14:15
NetConstruct - EMS implementation (case study)
How did we convince an international market leader that Kentico was the right solution for them when they initially thought it wasn’t? Some of the challenges we faced when implementing Kentico EMS and dealing with a multi-divisional, multi-geography company will be explored. The end result: a web presence that has achieved high praise and industry recognition.
Speaker: Jonathan Healey, Development Director, NetConstruct
Managing Kentico Projects: Lessons Learned (case study)
Join Gold Partners, Distinction, as they share common mistakes, pitfalls and best practices for managing and delivering Kentico solutions. The Kentico Connection Prague presentation can be downloaded here.
Speaker: James Bloor, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Distinction
14:30 - 14:45
QLICT - Custom development (case study)
Evident has recently completed the development of www.qlict.nl using Kentico as a base platform . It's an excellent project to demonstrate what you can do with the Kentico CMS platform and how you can reuse and extend standard functionality with custom code.
Speaker: Dennis van Baalen, Reg Ernst, Evident
14:45 - 15:15
Business meets technology (technical)
This session reflects a typical day at the office where Jeroen Fürst, Kentico MVP, demonstrates a finished website to a customer, only to discover that there's still some last minute requests to be implemented. Witness the creation of out-of-the-box features, via the flexibility of Kentico’s portal engine.
Speaker: Jeroen Fürst, Kentico Lead Developer, IBL-Software
15:15 - 15:30
Learning Management with Kentico and CPD Academy (case study)
July 2012 sees the launch of the CPD Academy - an LMS product using custom modules to provide a quality, ready to roll learning environment on the Kentico platform. This session takes a look at Tellonline's work with Kentico in E-Learning with companies like Heinz and Associated British Foods. Also, how Kentico Partners can maximise marketing and sales opportunities in e-learning without the need to adopt new technologies and an insight into the future of CPD Academy and the market opportunities it represents.
Speaker: Simon Budd, Managing Director, Tellonline
15:30 - 15:45
Sage 50 - Integrated E-Commerce (case study)
As social media comes under scrutiny with the Facebook IPO implosion, and despite the economic conditions, Forrester forecasts over 10% annual E-Commerce growth through 2016. But, effective back-end integration is becoming a key requirement for successful web stores. This session describes what was involved, using Kentico's facility to implement custom logic, to achieve REAL-TIME (shopper, pricing, stock, credit, order) integration of a Kentico E-Commerce store with a Sage 50 Accounts system.
Speaker: Adam Judd, Development Manager, Discover IT
15:45 - 16:00
Oxford Instruments - Kentico EMS and Responsive Design (case study)
Ridgeway has just completed the implementation of Oxford Instruments. They combined Kentico EMS, responsive design and content Personalisation to achieve a more effective corporate web site. This session will include an overview of the project, the challenges and process which responsive design requires and how Kentico EMS was employed to deliver a more relevant and compelling user experience.
Speaker: Simon Lassam, Managing Director, Ridgeway
16:00 - 16:30
Using EMS to drive our business – Pull Digital (case study)
Join Gold Partners, Pull Digital as they share how they use Kentico EMS to drive their business.
Speaker:Manoj Shah, Director, Pull Digital
16:30 - 16:45
Making the move to Windows Azure – Building a Kentico Windows Azure Practice (case study)
So you know Kentico CMS, but want to understand how to leverage Windows Azure and the Cloud to increase options for your customers. Vince Mayfield, CEO of Bit-Wizards and Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist for Windows Azure will explain Windows Azure and how to sell it and make a profitable business practice to produce highly available and highly scalable web sites with Kentico CMS deployed on Windows Azure.
Speaker:Vince Mayfield, CEO, Bit-Wizards
16:45 - 17:00
i3 and Kentico sink the Titanic one more time! (case study)
Unlike the ill-fated ship, Kentico CMS and the team at i3 Digital reached the desired destination delivering an interactive, multi-lingual experience www.the-titanic.com. A live map plotted the final voyage on the anniversary with live updates via twitter from “Digital Passengers” describing their voyage.One hundred years later we sank the Titanic once again.The visitor stats and buzz on the website far exceeded expectations with a major peak with over 400,000 unique visitors on the 15th.
Speaker:Adrian Bradley, Managing Director I3