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Author : Sushovan Saha

Associate Director - Global Marketing, Espire Infolabs | Sitecore MVP 2021

Sushovan is a Sitecore MVP and a seasoned Marketing professional, with over 11 years of extensive experience in the IT, SaaS, and digital communications industry. At present, he is spearheading multiple marketing initiatives for Espire Infolabs - to drive brand value, increase engagements & realise revenue goals & with the single thought of redefining CX for businesses.




Sitecore Experience Edge is a revolutionary SaaS-based platform with headless content delivery capability, which will help brands drive engaging digital experiences and maximize revenue growth. Aimed at improving content delivery across touchpoints, Sitecore Experience Edge does not add any architectural complexity, maximizing both marketing and IT efficiencies

As more and more brands in the banking and financial sector are adopting a ‘phygital’ operating model, it has become imperative for them to get a 360-degree view of their customer behavior across touchpoints to drive contextual communications catering to their dynamic needs. In this blog, we discuss how the Sitecore DXP Platform is helping brands in the BFSI sector drive personalized digital experiences across touchpoints to bolster growth.

The need for driving connected customer experiences has compelled brands to adopt digital experience platforms (DXP), for end-to-end management and delivery of contextual communications to the customers. Composable DXP allows brands to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives by building capabilities that are best suited to their digital needs, providing them the agility to experiment and deliver total digital experience - at scale.

In the race of acquiring more and more customers, most digital-first businesses underestimate the power of customer communications for retaining existing customers. A robust digital communications strategy not only ensures a seamless customer onboarding, but also improves customer experience, thereby, increasing customer retention.

The concept of delivering enhanced customer experience, the role of multi-experience with the development of IoT devices and advancement in AR/VR domain, has been a popular concept in recent years.

With lockdowns and work from home emerging as the new normal, the need to keep employees engaged, motivated and productive was of paramount importance for global businesses. Modern Digital Workplace (DWP) solutions bring together the best of tools & technologies to optimize workflows, foster collaboration and improve employee experiences.

Sitecore is enabling brands to leverage the benefits of existing CMS and expand their ability to master the end-to-end content lifecycle through content creation, publishing, engagement data and to kick start the journey towards an omnichannel personalized digital experiences at scale.

In the new normal, customer journey mapping has emerged as a pre-requisite for analyzing customer expectations and delivering personalized customer experiences across all touchpoints. Cross-device and multiple-channel access of services has made mapping customer journey a tedious task for businesses.

2020 was defined not just by unprecedented events and crisis but also by the spirit of survival, agility and resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted lives, livelihoods and businesses on a global scale. At Espire, our commitment to combat the pandemic with a spirit of unity, agility and resilience has helped our customers, partners and employees with uninterrupted and excellent service delivery - without compromising on health & safety standards.

In recent times and especially during the pandemic, the phrase ‘content is king’ has caught on like wildfire in the world of marketing but in retrospect, content without context has no value for customers. In simple words, Contextual Communications means that the right message is delivered to the right audience at the right time, using the right channel.

Today, organizations not only face an empowered and tech-savvy customer but also one that is cautious, concerned, engaged and not very loyal. Positioning and formulating a robust CCM and CXM strategy for brands in 2021 would require mapping the evolving customer behavior and requirements, customer inhibitions and spending pattern, which is constantly been reshaped by the ongoing pandemic.

Digital transformation in today’s fast paced digital world with empowered customers has become imminent and can only be achieved through enterprise-wide transformation, design thinking and deployment of cutting edge technology. In this blog, we will present before you the top 5 use cases of digital transformation in 2021.

There is no doubt that customer experience initiatives and strategies have been an indispensable element for every brand’s customer outreach exercise. However, in today’s uncertain scenario, crafting CX programs which are robust & future-proof are crucial to help brands survive and achieve better ROI in the next normal.

Understanding the need for brands to manage and leverage huge loads of digital assets, Sitecore with its Content Hub 3.4 offers brands with Digital Asset Management (DAM) capabilities that comes packed with AI and video capabilities along with an improved workflow, ease of use and third-party integrations.

There is a need to move towards offshore managed services - to get access to highly skilled workforce without the need to hire & pay or train them. From employee safety to work-at-home data security, business continuity, and financial resilience, companies need to follow a clear plan for working collaboratively with their offshore service providers

An end-to-end contactless digital customer journey is a detailed framework of the path traversed by the user/customer with a brand encompassing different stages of interaction on digital channels from research, consideration, selection, conversion, service and finally - advocacy

Brands need to be armed with well-managed centralized CCM platform to support hyper-personalized, real-time, multi-channel and interactive & contextual communications leading to improvised & seamless CX anywhere, anytime!

This is an incredibly tough time for digital laggards & the time has come for businesses to adopt the digital platforms - to be digital-ready and digital-first & reshape their existing business models in this direction.

The need for working remotely, along with safeguarding business continuity organisations revolves around the use of digital workplace platforms which makes it flawlessly easy for employees to collaborate effectively, without disruption on productivity

Sitecore has been able to drive superior digital experiences for brands such as P&G, L'Oreal, Australian Catholic University, and numerous others. This has been validated further with the brand announced as a leader in Digital Experience Platforms (DXPs) by Gartner in 2020 - that's 3 years in a row now!

End-to-end content lifecycle management, hybrid headless capability for superior digital experiences, and versatility to connect across the MarTech stack with new offerings such as AI & Horizon - are the top reasons why Sitecore has been named a leader for Digital Experience Platforms in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020

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