Making Performance Personal at FT Labs

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It may be satisfying to improve app performance, but is that what your product owners are focused on? When can you get time to work on performance when you have to deliver features all the time? Here’s how we’ve pitched, prioritized and presented performance work and made everyone excited about how fast we can be, both for the Financial Times, and other FT Labs clients.

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Andrew Betts


Andrew Betts is principal developer advocate at Fastly. Andrew’s area of expertise is emerging web technologies, particularly on mobile and tablet platforms. Previously, he was a PHP and JavaScript developer, web standards advocate, and founder of FT Labs, an emerging web technologies division of the Financial Times, where he and his team created the FT web app, one of the best examples of what can be achieved with HTML5.


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