If HQ Trivia Wants to Change the Game, It’s Got to Change Its Performance.

Disruption is no easy task. Take it from trailblazers like Netflix, Lyft, and Grubhub, performance is everything. In a day and age where almost any idea can be replicated, staying ahead of competition is key to user retention and adoption, and a major factor of delighting … [Read more...]

Take Your OpenAPI Specification files to a Whole New Level with AlertSite API Monitoring

In our digital economy, innovation never stops. Increasingly, companies are recognizing the value of design as an imperative part of the software development lifecycle. API definition formats such as OpenAPI (formerly known as Swagger) provide a contract for development … [Read more...]

3 Ways AlertSite API Monitoring Can Up Your User Experience In 2018

It’s no doubt that user experience can make or break your business. It’s also no mystery that APIs help drive continuous innovation in both mobile and web digital assets to help you create a seamless user experience. Whether it’s an API call to PayPal for your checkout … [Read more...]

Keeping an Eye on Your Invisible Infrastructure

64 Billion Gigabytes of data were stored this year by the U.S. economy alone. As we evolve to continuously rely on our digital environment, our digital footprint will continue to grow. This footprint, hidden to most of us, is fueled and supported by invisible infrastructure … [Read more...]

AI & Advanced Time Series Analysis for Monitored Applications

While having a reliable monitoring solution for your application is important, being able to parametrize and configure thresholds and alerting is even more critical. No matter what kind of market your business is in, your web applications have seasonal patterns. For … [Read more...]

Will Digital Performance Set the Competitive Landscape for 2018?

In a world where the internet rules all, where 94% of business buyers conduct online research, and where e-commerce sales are poised to fall between $427 billion and $443 billion by the end of this year, we think it’s safe to say that your website is a vital part of your … [Read more...]

Boldly Go Where No Monitor Has Gone Before

In a global economy, businesses are expanding rapidly, reallocating resources, and depending on branches located outside of their headquarters for essential business needs. Almost all of the world’s top 100 non-financial multinational corporations have close to or more than … [Read more...]

AlertSite Customer Care: Putting the “S” in SmartBear

Real Heroes Don't Wear Capes. At 3 a.m., a great deal of things go bump in the night, and unfortunately, your business applications are no exception. While we may not be official members of the Justice League and haven’t hired a man named Clark Kent, we do stay up at all … [Read more...]

SmartBear Study Hall: The Ins and Outs of AlertSite

Hello SmartBear Study Hall readers, Some of you may know who I am, and some of you may not. Or perhaps you’ve heard my voice during trainings, but never gotten a proper introduction. My name is Denis Goodwin and for nearly three years I’ve been the Product Owner of … [Read more...]

The Cloud Just Had a Thunderstorm… Now What?

We’ve all heard about and likely experienced the impact of the most recent Amazon S3 outage, and while it’s easy to pick on Amazon for the wide-spread fallout this outage caused, that’s not the point. Whether your business critical apps are hosted on AWS, Azure, GCP, or any … [Read more...]