Looking Ahead

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This roadmap is intended to outline the scope of the upcoming product release and is continuously updated through milestones corresponding to our development iterations. Ongoing milestones outline the MVP expected to be delivered during the current iteration while planned milestones will be updated as new priorities are agreed upon.
 

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Completed Completed          In development In development          Postponed Postponed          Canceled Canceled

Release Date

Kentico 11 is going to be available to public on December 11th, 2017.

Release Vision

Kentico 11 provides organizations with a digital experience platform that concentrates on excellent usability and feature simplicity for increased effectivity and productivity of non-technical users, and interoperability with existing technology ecosystems. The release focus is on external marketing and e-commerce scenarios.

Please refer to the roadmap below for more details.

Milestone #1

In planning until November 30th, 2016.
In development from December 1st, 2016 to March 28th, 2017.

E-commerce

Solution owned by Michal Kadak, PO Platform & E-commerce.

 Completed Cart calculation model

There is a strong need for a robust and flexible e-commerce solution tightly integrated with mature and reliable CMS solution. Kentico's build-in E-commerce solution is going to see the following improvements:

If the out-of-box cart calculation capabilities of Kentico 11 are not going to fit required scenarios, Kentico 11 is going to provide an enhanced customization model for greater flexibility.

Platform

Solution owned by Michal Kadak, PO Platform & E-commerce.

Completed Faceted search

Enhancing Kentico's search capabilities to display a number of search results in each category per applied search filter. 

Completed Enhanced support for HTML 5 input types

Providing support to create form controls utilizing new textmode types such as phone, email, number, datetime, url and others to improve UX when filling out forms on mobile and other non-web platforms.

Online Marketing

Solution owned by David Komarek, PO Content management & Online marketing.

Completed E-mail builder

A new easy-to-use email builder is going to change the way emails are created in Kentico 11. The new email builder is going to feature clean HTML output with inlined CSS styles, support drag & drop widgets, preview mode, images and attachments, macros for contextualization and other features to help non-technical users produce modern and responsive e-mails. 

Completed Campaign channel reporting

Marketers are going to see how various channels have contributed to the campaign conversions and what the contribution of individual messages within a channel is. Individual messages are going to be recognized based on the utm_content parameter.

Completed Marketing insights

Kentico 11 is going to provide new reports including new email marketing, segmentation and campaign reports.

  • Completed Email marketing and Campaign insights
  • Completed Contact touch points 
  • Completed Personas history

Completed Salesforce CRM Connector - Technology Partnership Program

Kentico 11 is going to help you to integrate your digital marketing and sales efforts by connecting Kentico to Saleforce CRM.

Milestone #2

In planning until February 10th, 2017.
In development from March 29th, 2017 to July 4th, 2017.

E-commerce

Solution owned by Michal Kadak, PO Platform & E-commerce.

Completed Faceted search

Enhancing Kentico's search capabilities to display a number of search results in each category per applied search filter via integration with Azure Search.

Completed Multiple coupons per order

Kentico 11 is going to allow multiple coupon codes assigned to a single order.

Completed Google Analytics E-commerce tracking

With Google Analytics E-commerce tracking support, business owners can correlate sales data with website usage data like sessions, bounce rate, traffic source/medium, and landing pages to better understand the performance of website landing pages and marketing campaigns.

Completed Catalog categories

Kentico 11 is going to provide options to categorize product catalog items into different groups, including brands, collections, and styles.

Online Marketing

Solution owned by David Komarek, PO Content management & Online marketing.

Completed E-mail marketing

Building on new visual e-mail builder, Kentico 11 is going to introduce an updated e-mail marketing toolset. Tools included in the new generation of e-mail marketing are:

  • Completed Personalization
  • Completed A/B testing
  • Completed Plaintext support
  • Completed The 'View in browser' support
  • Completed CSS inlining
  • Completed Viewing e-mail source
  • Completed Read-only mode
  • Completed Preheader support
  • Completed Enhanced reporting

Milestone #3

In planning until May 16th, 2017.
In development from July 5th, 2017 to September 26th, 2017.

Content Management

Solution owned by David Komarek, PO Content management & Online marketing.

Postponed MVC Widgets

Building on new Kentico MVC development support introduced in Kentico 10, Kentico 11 is going to feature widget support for Kentico MVC. MVC widgets enable non-technical roles to build and manage pages using Kentico MVC.

Completed GDPR Support

The GDPR is going to have a profound impact on how organizations conduct digital business. Kentico CMS/EMS is an integral part of the digital technology stack and plays an essential role in delivering contextually relevant experiences. Kentico 11 is going to feature critical capabilities to support efforts to comply with the GDPR legislation.

E-commerce

Solution owned by Michal Kadak, PO Platform & E-commerce.

Completed Catalog categories

Kentico 11 is going to provide options to categorize product catalog items into sections and sub-sections.

Completed Google Analytics E-commerce tracking

With Google Analytics E-commerce tracking support, business owners can correlate sales data with website usage data like sessions, bounce rate, traffic source/medium, and landing pages to better understand the performance of website landing pages and marketing campaigns.

Completed Payments -Delayed capture 

Kentico 11 is going to allow to authorize the availability of funds for a specific commerce transaction, but delay the capture of funds until a later. 

Questions?

Please feel free to reach out to us at productmanagement@kentico.com.

* The information included on the Kentico product roadmap is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any final material, code, or functionality.

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