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Vienna Beef

After being cooped up inside for the past 16 months, Chicagoans needed a way to get back out there and have some fun before winter forced them back indoors. We gave it to them with the Vienna Beef Hot Dog Stand Challenge.

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Solving a Business Problem with Sitecore

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One of our clients had a pattern of acquiring smaller health care networks and bringing them under their already large umbrella. As their list of locations treating various medical conditions increased, so did the need for a cleaner way to manage and display relevant locations for their 1,300+ service offering content pages.  

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Leveraging Voice Recognition Tech to Find the Perfect Place to Eat

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At LC, we pride ourselves in fostering innovative thinking across the board—this applies even to our interns. With voice tech continuing to emerge as an industry mainstay, we tasked our interns with creating their very own Alexa skill.

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Upgrading Sitecore – A Journey from 8.0 to 9.3

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One of our larger clients was using Sitecore 8.0 rev5 on-prem for their website, and their SLA was out of compliance. For this reason, as well as being many versions behind, the client opted to upgrade the site. What follows is a high-level account of the journey our development team took to get them from Sitecore 8.0 to Sitecore 9.3.

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Protecting our Client’s Brand Reputation Using Siteimprove

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Our client was looking for a tool to help manage their 13,000+ page Sitecore website. Pages are continually added and are modified by multiple content authors, so they needed a tool to help identify and organize issues that arise. Siteimprove is a tool that provides solutions for overall website optimization.

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What to look for in an Agile Sitecore development partner

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If you’re in the market to partner with a mature Agile development team like ours for your Sitecore project, here are some criteria to consider when deciding if a team is the correct fit.

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My Website has CLS – Now What?

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Social Distancing. Coronavirus. Lockdown. New normal. These are a sampling of new terminology bestowed upon us in 2020 (albeit with little warning). Another new term that may not be as familiar poses a significant challenge to the well-being of websites: Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS).

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Master Lock

When it came time to redesign their website, we wanted to create an experience that mirrors the confidence and security Master Lock’s physical products give their customers. By pulling that brand equity forward into the digital space, we set about designing a site that doesn’t just sell locks but elevates the brand’s entire digital presence.

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Improving User Experience with React and Sitecore

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As a health-care organization that provides quality care to many current and prospective patients, the ability to easily navigate thousands of physicians to find one that is “just right” is critical.

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Make Marketing Automation Magic—Not Mayhem

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Marketing automation has long promised a sort of magic — using technology to reach the right leads and customers at the right time with the right message, with better reporting and better returns.

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Migrating Sitecore Indexes from Lucene to Solr

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When we were upgrading our Sitecore 8 project to Sitecore 9, we needed to come up with a new solution for indexing the data. Our Sitecore 8 project was using Lucene for indexing which posed two problems: Lucene was not supported in our Sitecore 8 environment configuration, and Lucene was not supported in Sitecore 9.

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Charting a Path to Sitecore with Highcharts

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Read how we showcased 1,000+ charts of medical data into a navigable, memorable user experience.

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Creating Immersive Front-End Sitecore XP Experiences with GreenSock and ScrollMagic

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Learn how we crafted a smooth, interactive, immersive experience that takes the user through the patient’s journey from beginning to end.

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Creating an Interactive Regional Map with Mapbox and Sitecore

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Discover how we created an elegant and user-friendly way to display regional statistics combining both Sitecore and Mapbox.

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SentrySafe

To make SentrySafe’s online consumer journey as modern and sophisticated as their security solutions, we identified and targeted two major sticking points: the disjointed transition from researching products on SentrySafe.com to purchasing them through an e-commerce partner and the arduous process for retrieving lost keys or combinations.

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Hoosier Lottery

If you ask someone why they play the lottery, chances are, they’ll say they play to win. But when we became the Hoosier Lottery’s digital AOR, we set out to change that. We wanted people to play because they saw Hoosier Lottery games as a fun experience from a company they believed in.

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Travel Wisconsin

Millennials are always looking for new ways to experience the things they love doing. In addition to traditional creative executions, we created digitally optimized creative to pair their interests with activities, festivals and events found only in Wisconsin throughout the year.

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El Camino Health

Our campaign highlights area locations and landmarks with circular shapes, as well as circles that fill our everyday lives. We paired those images with powerful healthcare images, all to show that El Camino Health offers well-rounded care that revolves around the community. So when we say, “What happens out there, determines what happens in here,” we absolutely mean it.

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Content Engineering: Future-Proof your Content

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Whether you’ve heard of content engineering or not, it’s a critical component to future-proofing your content. To content strategists and marketers, “engineering” can feel a little out of our wheelhouse. It’s surprisingly not and it’s essential to seeing our complex, innovative content strategies come to life.

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Bemis

Packaging had turned into a price-only decision for most CPG companies because of commoditization and increased influence from procurement. In order to change the conversation and flip the value equation, we needed to help Bemis remake its image from top to bottom.

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Northwestern Medicine

Every hospital wants to earn the top accolades and tell the world that they are the best. But best is an endpoint. We wanted to illustrate how Northwestern Medicine’s excellence, innovation and access to better care come together to form a continuous pursuit towards excellence.

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A Quick Accessibility Test

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Millions of Americans are unable to use a mouse for various reasons. To give you an idea of what it’s like, ditch the mouse (and trackpad) and try to navigate using only your keyboard.

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Take Control of Location Data Before It Leaves You Behind

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One of the most important things to do is take control of your company’s location data online. You might think you have, but changes and advancements to online search, our reliance on phones for guidance, technological advances and a proliferation of bad data through social media are combining to make the task exponentially more important.

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What. A. Year.

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2019 went by in a blink. Maybe that’s because we were so busy making a ton of breakthrough work. Check out more of what we’ve been spending our days (and nights and a few weekends) working on over the past year.

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