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17 Things You Need to Know About Website Performance

Steve Miller-Jones (Limelight Networks)
Murray Hill East
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Today’s industry leaders are thinking about website performance in a new way. While load times and page speed remain paramount, delivering an optimal digital experience requires a multi-layered look at what is impacting overall performance for visitors and app users. This session will zero in on the key things you need to leave this conference knowing, like:

  • Averages Can Lead You Astray. Find out how to get to the critical data points that hide behind measurement averages.
  • You Need More RUM. Synthetic testing is useful, but discover why Real User Monitoring provides the best assessment of true user experience.
  • Think Beyond Speed. Learn how to make availability, throughput, storage and cacheability a part of the performance conversation.
  • The Time-To-Last Byte Myth. Relying on this metric is no longer sufficient. Find out why.
  • What about Mobile? Learn how to keep latency from killing your apps and sites.

And that list is just the starting point! Using real-life testing results and knowledge gained from his years of experience helping companies optimize performance, expert Steve Miller-Jones will cut to the chase to help you understand what really matters in website performance testing. You’ll gain actionable insights that you can use to optimize your site and improve audience engagement.

This session is sponsored by Limelight Networks

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Steve Miller-Jones

Limelight Networks

Steve has worked in the streaming and content delivery networking (CDN) industry since 2008 and has a strong software project management and web-application programming background. As Director, Product Management for Limelight Networks, he enables Limelight to understand how its services perform from the outside in, and from the inside out. Using “Real User Measurement” data, alongside synthetic and system-wide monitoring services, he leads development of products that ensure consistent high-quality content delivery worldwide. Prior to joining Limelight, he was COO of Global-MIX, which won the Streaming Media “Best CDN in Europe” award in 2009.