The objective of this phase is to define your online business goals so that your consultant or partner can envision the contribution of Adobe Experience Manager Sites to help meet these business goals.
This phase also defines the technical requirements of the implementation to help minimize issues that might be ecountered during the implementation phase.
|Discovery Workshop Guidelines
||Project delivery checklist|
This section focuses on content modeling, application architecture, and Creative Cloud and Marketing Cloud integration considerations.
|Content Architecture (Content Modelling)||Your consultant or implementation partner can help you design a content model for your sites, assets, taxonomy, and application data.|
|Infrastructure Architecture||Recommended deployment patterns|
|TarMK Vs MongoMK|
|AEM capacity guide|
|System Integration||Solution integration|
|Marketing and Creative cloud integration||Integration with Creative Cloud and Marketing Cloud|
|Architecture Best Practices||OAK, Communities, UI, Performance best practices|
This section covers the installation, provisioning and configuration. This includes Marketing Cloud products integrations.
|Installation||Custom Standalone Install
|Install or upgrade feature Packs||AEM feature packs|
|AEM releases and updates|
|Troubleshooting and Known Issues in Installation||AEM - Known issues|
|Troubleshooting installation issues|
|Dev, Staging, UAT Environments||Environments guidance|
|Development Tools Setup (Brackets, Eclipse, File Vault, Source Tree etc)||Development tools with AEM|
|Version Control||Using VLT|
|Project / Maven Setup||AEM project archetype|
|Building AEM projects with Maven|
This section covers various aspects of implementation for a project involving AEM Sites, such as workflows, collections management, creating and managing custom namespaces, and so on.
This section covers the administration of the AEM Sites process and application administration and custom reports generation.
|Adobe AEM 6.3 Supported Configurations||Configuring AEM|
|Repository OSGi configuration|
|AEM Operations and Monitoring||AEM Operations and Monitoring|
|Reporting state of the instance|
|Monitoring using JMX console|
|Data store garbage collection|
|Administration Best Practices||Administration best practices|
|Backup & Restore Plan||Backup & Restore|
|DR/HA Setup||TarMK cold standby option|
|Cold standby details - Oak website|
|AEM with MongoDB|
|Recommended deployment patterns|
|Authentication- Login modules, LDAP, Authentication Handlers||Configuring LDAP|
|Creating custom OAK login module|
|Sling authentication mechanism|
|System Maintenance||Data store Garbage collection|
|Tar compaction / Revision Cleanups (AEM 6.3)|
This section covers the content migration approaches and the repository migration approaches using OAK tools.