Thu, 12/05/2013 - 16:40
E-Commerce Tests You Should Run to Boost Conversion Rates.
Online retailers are continuing to find new ways to increase their revenue. Although for online businesses, the main goal is to gain more sales, the means of achieving that is through web performance. By using the holiday shopping season to derive data, businesses will evaluate the data to help them increase conversion rates next year.
Wed, 12/04/2013 - 11:33
Improve Website Traffic Through Web Designing
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:45
Akamai acquires web security firm Prolexic
Internet content delivery network Akamai Technologies Inc announced today they will acquire a web security firm called Prolexic Technologies. for roughly $370 million,. “Our current offerings do not, however, cover non-web applications, nor do they protect a customer’s data center or IP address space.” said Akamai CEO Tom Leighton.
Mon, 12/02/2013 - 10:51
The Implication of Website Speed in Business -- Why Every Second Counts
Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:40
How to Lower Your Site's Bounce Rate
Having a high bounce right indicates a sign that your website may be in need of some changes. Bounce rate is one metric a company shouldn’t ignore because it is a strong measure of how effectively your brand is engaging with visitors.
Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:55
FCC releases its own mobile performance testing app
Although speed testing your broadband speed (speedtest.net) is not a new concept, the FCC has been developing a mobile app called FCC Speed test. The app is a crowdsourcing initiative intended to gather data from the volunteers’ smartphones in order to better determine broadband performance nationwide.
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:15
Emails show little testing on HealthCare.gov
“I realize everything is a priority but…the facts are that we have not successfully [handled] more than 500 concurrent users filling out applications in an environment that is similarly in size to Day 1 production” said the CMS Office of Enterprise Management said David Nelson on September 27.
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:45
New Survey Finds Website Performance a Top Business Priority
Limelight Networks announced the results of a recent survey conducted by TechValidate. Insights show that businesses are seeing web performance as a top business priority. Since more businesses are becoming aware of the financial impact of high performance, this awareness is prompting them to start integrating performance testing into their development cycle.
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 09:41
Nobody likes to wait. In the past several weeks, web performance has gotten a lot of attention because of the time some websites take to load. They take too long.
Why do we want faster pages? Slow pages cause web stress; poorer concentration and increased agitation. Why do we stress? It is mainly because of our short-term memory. Information stored in our short memory evaporates quickly. That is why we don't perform as well when we have to wait. Even after just ten seconds, we have lost our train of thought.
Tue, 05/03/2011 - 15:55
A good, concise blog post about performance testing is dated yesterday May 2. Below is a summary of the points presented, along with some extracts directly from the post. See the whole article here.
Company Summary (from the site): Altentee provides quality software performance and test automation solutions through the intelligent use of open source alternatives backed by experienced professionals.
How to be a performance tester: