“People who experience flow on a regular basis are happier than people who don’t.” In the past I’ve talked about research that links flow to business metrics like conversions, pageviews, and revenue, but I’ve never explored the blunt statement that flow = happiness. So I decided to do some digging with this angle in mind.
With real user measurement (RUM) poised to become a topic on every site owner’s lips, AOL performance evangelist Eric Goldsmith shares some important insights about how to extract actionable metrics from your RUM data and how to avoid falling into the trap of confusing correlation with causation.
This week, Wine.com CTO Geoffrey Smalling offers some fascinating insights into his company’s approach to creating a web performance culture, talks about why the iPad is a “game changer”, and shares what keeps a CTO up at night.
The most popular posts of 2012 covered sexy topics like page growth, business metrics, rogue third-party content, and the psychology of web performance, as well as “Performance 101″ type pieces about latency and terminology.
In this week’s podcast, OmniTI CEO Theo Schlossnagle talks about scalability, his tech predictions for 2013, and beer consumption as a Big Data project.
In this week’s podcast, I’m talking to Cliff Crocker of SOASTA and Buddy Brewer of LogNormal about real user measurement (RUM), Big Data, and how to take a startup from bootstrap to acquisition in just one year.
It wouldn’t be December without a batch of audacious predictions for the new year. assuming we all survive past December 21st, here’s what I think 2013 will hold for site owners, mobile users, CIOs/CTOs, RUM vendors, and the browser wars.
I’m very excited to announce the launch of a project that’s been in the idea phase for more than a year, and actively in the works for the past couple of months: the Web Performance Today podcast. It seems only fitting that we launch the series with interviews with Patrick Meenan and Stephen Thair.
If you've been following this site for any period of time, you probably don't need to watch this video. But…
I tested all 14 of Steve Souders’s original performance rules for faster loading websites to see if they are still relevant today.