I wonder how many bored or stressed people out there were thinking to themselves, “I’ll never make it to the weeken—” just as they scrolled down to see the interweb gods had blessed our newsfeeds with the “Llamas on the Lam” story last Thursday afternoon. It’s fun to imagine … [Read more...]
Looking back a year from now, this is one annual roundup list you won’t want to make. Throughout 2014, we bore witness to an eclectic assortment of costly web performance hiccups that met the public eye, spanning many different industries, causes and end-users. Yes, your … [Read more...]
Can Our CMO Learn to Record a Complex Web Transaction Faster than the New Star Wars Episode VII Trailer?
If you're a Star Wars fan like us, you might agree that the new trailer for Episode VI: The Force Awakens released on November 29 felt like it went by at lightspeed. After all, it was only one minute and thirty seconds in length...which is nothing (especially compared to the … [Read more...]
A round-up of our most popular educational application performance management resources of the year for IT/Operations and development teams, bundled in a super neat interactive, digital format for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy, and happy holidays! 1. User-Centric Guide to … [Read more...]
Though my day job is web performance, I occasionally work a night or weekend shift in the customer call center of a large public specialty retailer. The retailer has many bricks and mortar stores, a catalog business and an eCommerce site. With this part time gig, … [Read more...]
Mid-afternoon on Cyber Monday this week we checked in with a “halftime” report to share some insights on website performance during the busiest online shopping day of the year. As promised, we are back with our retrospective analysis of “Cyber Monday”—which, in … [Read more...]
Holiday-Season-Shopping-Cart-Abandonment-the-eCommerce-Web-Performance-Epidemic from SmartBear Here we are again. It’s that time we prep for all year—making sure our website performance is optimized for holiday revenue, and watching our calories to … [Read more...]