Core Sampler

Bringing you the best of the Sitecore Community

About the show

Core Sampler is a podcast that drills into the Sitecore Community to highlight the amazing work folks are doing on the Sitecore platform. Our goal is to bring you information you can use to leverage the investment you’ve made in Sitecore. Whether you are a developer writing custom plugins destined for the marketplace, or a marketer contimplating a new campaign, we aim to cover broad areas of the platform.

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  • Episode 44: Digging into SxA

    July 31st, 2019  |  21 mins 1 sec

    In the final episode recorded at Symposium 2018, we sit down with Adam Najmanowicz and Mark van Aalst to learn about what SxA is and how it can help your project.

  • Episode 43: Revisiting Documentation with Martina Welander

    April 3rd, 2019  |  16 mins 20 secs

    We welcome back Martina Welander to the podcast to talk about docs and Sitecore Cortex

  • Episode 42: Mr. ExM - Pete Navarra

    December 26th, 2018  |  29 mins 55 secs

    We're back from a hiatus with a conversation with Mr. ExM himself, Pete Navarra

  • Episode 41: Kelly Brennan knows Commerce

    October 3rd, 2018  |  28 mins 36 secs

    We talk about Sitecore's Commerce offering with Solution Architect and Sitecore Commerce MVP, Kelly Brennan

  • Episode 40: The eXperience Profile of Todd Mitchell

    September 26th, 2018  |  41 mins 29 secs

    We (finally) sit down with one of the masterminds behind much of Sitecore XP platform. Hear some of the history of how it came to be.

  • Episode 39: Top Ten Way To Get the Most Out of Symposium

    September 12th, 2018  |  27 mins 8 secs

    We invite everyone's friend, Akshay Sura, back to come up with our top ten ways to get the most out of Symposium.

  • Episode 38: Addressing inefficiencies with John Rappel

    September 5th, 2018  |  34 mins 45 secs

    After mentioning his blog series on handling page not found, we sit down with fellow Wisconsinite and Sitecore MVP John Rappel to talk about addressing other inefficiencies in the Sitecore development process.

  • Episode 37: When Sitecore isn't your friend

    July 18th, 2018  |  23 mins 9 secs

    Sitecore is the greatest thing in the world, until it isn't. We cover some of the high level steps to go through when Sitecore isn't working like you think it should be.

  • Episode 36: Looking at GDPR and Sitecore

    May 23rd, 2018  |  15 mins 34 secs

    In the final interview from the EU SUGCON 2018, we talk with Rob Habraken about what Sitecore implementors need to consider with GDPR

  • Episode 35: Experience Forms

    May 9th, 2018  |  19 mins 7 secs

    Live from SUGCON 18, we chat with Mike Reynolds and Kamruz Jaman about the new forms in Sitecore 9.

  • Episode 34: Digging into provisioning Sitecore with SIF

    May 2nd, 2018  |  21 mins 24 secs

    One our interviews from SUGCON18, we chat with Thomas Eldblom to talk about Helix and the challenges in provisioning Sitecore roles.

  • Episode 33: Commonly Overlooked Steps in a Sitecore Project

    April 11th, 2018  |  35 mins 56 secs

    You're all set. The testing is done, the late night have been put in and you're on that final launch trajectory, then bam no one thought about that! Derek covers some of the commonly overlooked aspects of a Sitecore implementation.

  • Episode 32: Talking SUGCON18 with Robbert Hock

    March 21st, 2018  |  24 mins 25 secs

    We're back from a temporary hiatus and talk to one of SUGCON Europe's organizers, Robbert Hock

  • Episode 31: So you want to be an MVP?

    November 15th, 2017  |  26 mins 24 secs

    It's that time of year again where nominations for the Sitecore MVP program are open. We sit down with Tamas Varga from Sitecore's Technical Marketing team to talk about the history of the MVP program, what it is and what it isn't. Finally we detail out what Sitecore is looking for when they consider people for the MVP Program.

  • Episode 30: Sitecore JavaScript Services

    November 8th, 2017  |  16 mins 24 secs

    Hot on the heels of the launch of their tech preview, we sit down with Team X with Alex Shyba and Adam Weber, along with Nick Wesselman to talk about JSS.

  • Episode 29: Running down the Data Exchange Framework

    November 1st, 2017  |  11 mins 38 secs

    Recorded live at Sitecore Symposium 2017 we chat with Rob Reilley, better known as Sitecore Runner, about Sitecore's Data Exchange Framework