The LavaCon Content Strategy Conference | 27–30 October 2024 | Portland, OR
Brian McKeiver

Brian McKeiver is Co-Owner & Solutions Architect at BizStream, a software development company in Allendale, MI. He was born and raised in West Michigan, and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Computer Science.
He now has 20 years of experience leading his agency of more than 35+ employees, about a hundred clients spread out across North America, and one heck of an interesting story of how it all started from a two-person team. In addition to his experience in web development, integration, and digital marketing, Brian is active with the tech community via his blog at Brian is also a Kentico Xperience MVP and Kentico Kontent MVP, for his knowledge and expertise in the traditional and headless CMS worlds. Recently Brian also became a Microsoft MVP for his knowledge in the Microsoft Azure platform.

Best Practices for Modeling Content in a Headless CMS

As content strategists or really anyone that works with content, we know that creating a successful content model is the foundation of any content team. With the rise of Headless content management systems (CMS), there are new opportunities and challenges for modeling content in a way that maximizes its potential. But how do we know we are implementing our models correctly in these new CMSs?

In this session, we’ll explore the key considerations and best practices for modeling content in a Headless CMS. We’ll dive into the benefits of a modular and flexible approach, and discuss how to ensure your content model is accurately structured, scalable and future-proof. We’ll also explore the unique challenges that arise with decoupling content from its presentation layer, and how to address them effectively.

In this workshop attendees will learn:

The best practices to model content and what not to do based on real world experience. Leave the session with a deep understanding of challenges of modeling content in a Headless CMS and how to solve them. Whether you’re just getting started with a Headless CMS, or looking to optimize your existing approach, this session will equip you with the knowledge and tools to succeed.