Updating my performance stats “cheat sheet” with brand-new data from Gomez and old-ish data from Forrester.
When Network World invited me to whiteboard the issues with web performance, I jumped at the chance. In this video, I illustrate the performance problems in the current web landscape — from server time and round trips to browser differentiation and user expectations.
If you’ve ever found yourself trying to rationalize website optimization efforts and performance spending to your boss or co-workers, here’s a cheat sheet of stats and sources you can pull from for your next proposal (or awkward elevator conversation).
Optimizing web performance may not be a red-button topic yet… but it will be. In the inaugural post for Web Performance Today, I talk about how internet speed has changed between 1999 and now and why, if you’re an ecommerce retailer — or anyone who cares about online conversion — you need to care about web acceleration.