The Agility Blog

By Joel Varty Jan 15, 2019

How to use Cloudflare with Agility to Handle Traffic Spikes

We spend a lot of time and hard work to try and drive traffic to our websites. Sometimes it works, with that perfect shout out on Instagram from a major influencer, or a celebrity re-tweet. Sometimes it pays off so well you run into a situation where your web traffic instantly spikes to a thousand times higher than you expect.

Learn how an Agility customer used Cloudflare to handle massive traffic spikes to their live-stats sports reporting pages.

By Joel Varty Dec 10, 2018

Gamification 101 with IMC CEO Stuart Sherman

Lately, we've been fielding a lot of questions about gamification and what its benefits are.

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Stuart Sherman, CEO of IMC BA.  IMC is one of Agility's closest Implementation Partners, and they have been doing amazing things with gamification, using  Agility as the central platform hub on their solutions.

We talked at length about how gamification works, what it is, and how it can really help to drive engagement online.

By Joel Varty Dec 5, 2018

CMS Industry Comparison Report - December 2018

A Report on the Top Platforms

The Content Management industry has seen a few top players emerge as clear leaders.  Their proven track records and longevity set them apart from the lesser tools that have fallen by the wayside.  We have worked to bring together several online sources to show how these top players in the industry compare to each other.

By Joel Varty Oct 25, 2018

How Agility Partners Make More Money

Today, we at Agility are pleased to announce that we are not only helping our partners grow, we are also helping them make money doing it.  We believe Agility is the best platform for teams to deliver cloud-based solutions faster and with more flexibility than any other system.

By Joel Varty Oct 18, 2018

Transforming Black Friday with Agility Ecommerce

Last year, an Agility customer added a 5% promotion to everything on their site for Black Friday. Traffic immediately spiked, and the transaction rate increased by a factor of 10, while the website itself stayed responsive.

By Joel Varty Aug 31, 2018

3 Ways To Be A More Effective Online Creator

If we can be inspired, or be inspiring, if we can set goals for right now, and if we use the right tools, we can be much more effective.  I’ll show you how, with the right tools, you can keep your brand fresh online, do more with less, and even make more money with your website and apps.

By Joel Varty Jul 30, 2018

Agility is Getting It Done at WeWork

The place hums.  There's a faint whiff of coffee in the air.  The clicks and clacks of various keyboards sound off from early morning to late into the evening. There is a palpable energy in the halls - you can feel it.

This is WeWork Toronto - home to Agility since early 2018.

By Joel Varty Jun 11, 2018

Top Reasons Why SaaS Provides Better Customer Service

There are things in life we take for granted.  When you get up in the morning, you can walk to the kitchen, turn on the tap and water will come out.  Flick a switch and the lights come on.  Essential services - we rely on someone to keep them running. Why should the online tools we use every day be any different?

By Joel Varty May 18, 2018

Deciding Between Headless, Traditional and Hybrid CMS Platforms

Let us help you make the right choice between Traditional, Headless, and Hybrid CMS Platforms.  We define the terms, give examples, and provide ratings to help you decide what's best for your business.

By Joel Varty May 18, 2018

Why Multi-Tenant SaaS Software Helps Your Business Grow

One of the ways to look at why businesses succeed or fail is to think about the things that hold us back, but there is another way to look at it.

By Joel Varty May 18, 2018

Why a True Cloud CMS Is Important to Your Business

There are 2 ways to look at technology.  You can think about hardware, and you can think about the software.  Folks usually start at hardware - with things we can touch and feel: gadgets, cellphones, laptops, gear.  We just love stuff.  When we think about the web, however, and how the internet is powered, we start looking at bigger stuff - like servers, racks, switches, cables.  I can feel my blood pressure starting to cook already.

By Joel Varty May 15, 2018

How do I Explain Cloud Software?

I like to explain things with stories.  Let me tell you a story that explains what Cloud Software is.  A young man is walking home from school and sees a fruit stand in the distance.  He finds that he's hungry and decides to buy an apple.  As he's eating his apple, he passes another man who says to him, "Son, you need to stop buying apples, and plant this little tree..."