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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Episodes

  • 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

  • Episode 28: Sitecore Cognitive Services with Mark Stiles

    October 25th, 2017  |  18 mins 44 secs

    Recorded at Sitecore Symposium 2017 in Las Vegas, we talk with Mark Stiles and his open source project to integrate Microsoft's Cognitive Services into Sitecore. We also chat about producing media for the Sitecore Community.

  • Episode 27: Sitecore from Down Under with Sean Holmesby

    October 4th, 2017  |  40 mins 21 secs

    We (finally) get with Australian to New York Transplant Sean Holmesby to about Helix, Sitecore at massive scale, and when Hedgehogs tool offerings do and do not make sense.

  • Episode 26: Coveo and SUGCON impression with Simon Langevin

    August 3rd, 2017  |  17 mins 55 secs

    In the final of our interviews from SUGCON EU, we talk to Simon Langevin from Coveo to find out about Coveo for Sitecore and his favorite sessions.

  • Episode 25: Amanda Shiga

    July 26th, 2017  |  18 mins 57 secs

    Continuing with our interviews from SUGCON EU, we sit down with Amanda Shiga, VP of Marketing Science with Valtech. We cover what is new in marketing with Sitecore, including machine learning.

  • Episode 24: Sitecore and NET Core with Stephen Pope

    July 19th, 2017  |  28 mins 3 secs

    Continuing our series of interviews from SUGCON EU, we talk with Stephen Pope from Sitecore about what it's like using .NET Core in the real world.

  • Episode 23: Una Verhoeven

    June 21st, 2017  |  20 mins 29 secs

    The first of a series of interviews recorded at SUGCON EU 2017, we sit down with Hedgehog's Una Verhoeven and talk about the Sitecore community.

  • Episode 22: Looking at the cloud(s) With George Chang

    May 10th, 2017  |  40 mins 34 secs

    We sit down with Sitecore Cloud MVP, George Chang, to discuss running Sitecore in the cloud.

  • Episode 21: Testing Sitecore with Dan Solovay

    March 29th, 2017  |  40 mins 13 secs

    In this episode, we sit down with Sitecore MVP, Dan Solovay and learn why and how to use test driven development with Sitecore, as well as learn why French Literature is the key to a solid career in technology.

  • Episode 20: Unraveling Helix with Sumith Damodaran

    March 15th, 2017  |  30 mins 35 secs

    We sit down with Sumith Damodaran from Sitecore UK's Technical Services team to talk about the Helix recommendations.

  • Episode 19: Fight for the Users

    February 21st, 2017  |  26 mins 46 secs

    Like the program TRON from the eponymous Disney film from 1982, you need to fight for the users of your Sitecore instance. Derek covers some areas to consider when implementing Sitecore to make the life of your content editors easier.