The Fall ’15 launch of the Digital Experience Cloud marks the converged release of the new Episerver platform, and offers multiple benefits to marketers, merchandizers and IT specialists looking to create an even more engaging digital experience.
Enhanced Projects functionality provides comprehensive team collaboration and project management tools to coordinate, streamline and, better manage content development activities across the organization. Projects now let you comment and collaborate with colleagues, track revisions, and preview and publish content.
Fall ‘15 gives marketers a new forms engine and forms builder with a simplified user experience that offers a rapid and ultra-flexible way to build forms via drag and drop functionality. Marketers can now support process automation with the ability to customize the presentation, conditional formatting, and even pre-populate and personalize forms with data from marketing apps.
Instant Templates empowers content editors to create their own re-usable templates from within edit mode. Users can now leverage a library of reusable components (i.e. blog entries, news items, videos, etc.) to create content once, and use it in multiple ways – across multiple sites, audiences and channels – all while ensuring brand consistency.
Fall ‘15 includes a brand new SharePoint Connector – part of the Digital Experience Hub™ – which makes it easy to access and work with SharePoint content libraries from within the Digital Experience Cloud via a simple drag and drop approach. The connector offers broad support for the latest Microsoft release including SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013, and SharePoint Online.
Addressing the need for greater agility and performance in digital marketing efforts, the new digital commerce campaign functionality enables marketers and merchandizers to organize commerce activities into campaigns and assign unique business rules, easily define discounting and promotion logic, and apply key performance indicators to each.
With the new discounts functionality, marketers and merchandizers can quickly create discounts for effective merchandizing. Using an intutitve drag and drop interface, you can create and schedule discounts that meet your business needs. With a number of built-in discount types and the ability to easily extend them, there are no limits to the kinds of discounts you can create.
The new “Quicksilver” commerce best practice reference implementation allows organizations of any size to get up and running on the digital commerce capabilities of the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud quickly. Quicksilver makes it easy to get started with a robust reference architecture that includes shopping cart, check out, search and indexing pre-configuration – significantly reducing time to value.