Tag: ATG

  • ATG Licensing – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

    This is my fourth post on the subject of ATG Licensing. You may want to read the previous three posts: Rant About Core-Based Licensing, Why ATG’s Core Based Licensing is Stupid, and the latest The True Cost of ATG’s Core Based Licensing. Oracle bought ATG at the end of last year. ATG 10 was released […]

  • Spark::red is PCI Level 1 Certified!

    Spark::red is PCI Level 1 Certified!

    I’m happy to announce that Spark::red ATG Hosting has received our PCI DSS 1.2 Level 1 Certification as an eCommerce MSP.  We have been Level 2 certified for a while, but completing our Level 1 certification with TrustWave as our third-party auditor is a huge milestone for us. PCI DSS is the Payment Card Industry’s […]

  • ATG CSC Usability

    note: this is post four in my ATG CSC and why I hate it series: ATG CSC has a new UI While the old Commerce Assist UI was pretty bare-bones, pretty simple, and not super “smart” it generally worked. It was pretty easy to figure out how to do what you wanted to do, and get […]

  • ATG CSC UI Customization

    note: this is post three in my ATG CSC and why I hate it series: UI Modification Mostly customers using ATG CSC will want to make at least minor UI customizations. This could include providing information to CSRs about alternate payment types (PayPal, BillMeLater, Gift Cards), displaying customer loyalty program status, or more involved changes […]

  • ATG CSC Search Issues

    note: this is post two in my ATG CSC and why I hate it series: For some unknown reason ATG has replaced the standard Repository based search used for looking up profiles and orders with ATG Search engine based indexing and lookups. First off, I’ve never had any issues with the old Repository based search. […]

  • ATG CSC and why I hate it

    I recently worked on upgrading a client from ATG 2006.3 to ATG 9.1. The upgrade included upgrading Commerce Assist 2006.3 to CSC 9.1. Commerce Assist 2006.3 is the ATG Customer Service application for ATG 2006.3 which allows CSRs to work with user profiles and orders. Commerce Assist 2006.3 is a relatively simple straight forward application. […]