What is performance? Depending on whom you ask, you’ll get a completely different definition.
Not surprisingly, there’s no one-size-fits-all performance metric (though life would be simpler if there were). Different metrics will give you different critical insights into whether or not your pages are delivering the results you want — both from your end user’s perspective and ultimately from your organization’s perspective.
But regardless of your role, performance boils down to three simple questions:
In this session, we’ll walk through various metrics that answer performance questions from multiple perspectives. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of your options, as well as a clear understanding of how to choose the right metric for the right audience.
We’ll also share a case study that demonstrates how to target specific metrics along specific parameters and tie it back to business outcomes — and ultimately business success!
As a senior researcher and evangelist at SOASTA, I research the technical, business, and human sides of web/application performance, and share the findings via countless blog posts, presentations, case studies, articles, and reports.
Tammy is the author of O’Reilly Media’s Time is Money. Learn more. http://oreil.ly/1GbXoUp
Cliff Crocker is VP of product for SOASTA, Inc. where he focuses on performance monitoring of web and mobile applications. Prior to joining SOASTA, Cliff led the performance, reliability and site analytics initiatives for @WalmartLabs. Cliff is an active participant in the web performance community, evangelizing the importance of correlating performance metrics with business intelligence to drive development efforts within e-commerce.
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