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.@TeamRigor’s API Tester is the easiest way to test and collaborate on web APIs.
Digital experience monitoring is experiencing a culture shift from retooling workflow to become more agile and innovative.
How do you know if your site is meeting the needs and wants of your customers?
APIs are evolving: we will see developers interacting with APIs differently & different uses for APIs
When an API fails and disrupts the performance or user experience on your site, it reflects on your company.
Prior to the start of the holiday weekend is a great time to step into your customer’s shoes
In 2015, the #ecommerce shopping cart abandonment rate was a whopping 68%
Virtual Reality is taking over retail
A good user experience is imperative to staying ahead of your competition
Site performance is strongly correlated with customer satisfaction
As of June 2016, more consumers made their purchases online than in brick-and-mortar stores.
Common factors among companies who successfully realize Digital Transformation
Rigor launching Performance KPIs to track and trend your web performance
Digital transformation is the application of digital technologies to fundamentally impact all aspects of business and society.
We pledge allegiance to the fastest sites with the richest content.
key stakeholders begin to realize the relationship between website performance and their company’s bottom line
Unlike automotive recalls, web performance defects are much costlier to fix
Engineering needs to know explicitly how their work fits in with the business’ broader goals
Because Dev and Ops have different end goals, they can disagree when it comes time to implement changes
How to implement performance monitoring into your continuous integration and deployment workflows
Server bottlenecks aren’t typically the cause of slow load times, but you should still monitor them
Gone are the days of apps that rely solely on in-house tools.
Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) is the glue that holds your workflows together.
In a survey of about 1,800 IT professionals, about 1/3 currently implement some form of microservices
Your #webperf monitoring solution is useless if you can’t integrate it into your workflow
#Microservices takes this concept of a segmented approach a step further by separating discrete processes out into individual functions
IT/Ops used to own and control nearly 100% of the infrastructure required for running an app or website
Think of DevOps as a mashup between engineering and IT/Ops
More than ever, APIs and microservices are the driving forces behind modern web applications.
Your technology must help you prioritize and optimize content that is negatively impacting performance
The when, how, and what of web performance monitoring
There are limitations in relying solely on back-end website monitoring to evaluate the user experience
Rigor rolls out new workflow for testing checks that is faster, easier, and more comprehensive
By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator
What did you learn from the Amazon #S3 outage?
Rigor rolls out Snapshot History Graphs: see how critical KPIs such are changing over time
There are two main reasons why it’s important a customer uses your website over the OTA’s:
The worst time to learn that a business-critical performance metric depreciated is once a release is in production
Building fast apps and experiences aren’t the exception anymore, it’s the rule.
DevOps + IM = ChatOps
How do you build a site that encourages and incentivizes your users to purchase your products or services?
#Ecommerce: do you spend more money on website performance or marketing?
Meet Pete Mansel, @TeamRigor’s New VP of Sales
Two new features for @TeamRigor Monitoring to help people quickly analyze and share performance data
Why is it important to have the right DevOps tools?
Rigor rolls out 5 new global site performance monitoring stations: Mumbai, Montreal, Italy, The Netherlands, and Ohio
How to optimize your website's performance for #ecommerce
Is your business undergoing a “digital transformation”?
A review of @TeamRigor's 10 most popular blogs from 2016
.@TeamRigor rolls out major upgrade to Real Browser checks: Real Browser Check V3 Platform (RBCv3).
how @TeamRigor’s Marketing Team uses Rigor Monitoring and Optimization to audit and manage third-party content.
Migrate your sites from using HTTP to HTTPS, even if you don’t handle sensitive communications
What Does #Continuous Mean?
Performance matters – whether you’re managing a marketing website or a web app
Ask five different people for a definition of DevOps and you’ll likely get five different answers
Using microservices allows you to be flexible and focus on each process to do
Organizations that have gone digital to move faster and reach a global audience have seen their product quality deteriorate
Trying to speed up your website? Start with images.
Your site’s performance (aka speed) can determine your Google search engine ranking
#UX vs. #Seo: Do I have to choose one or the other?
Mobile-friendly sites were once a novelty, but such designs are mandatory today
Internet “bandwidth” has largely become a non-issue for many web visitors
Holiday shopping week is game time for eCommerce web performance teams
On average, retailers released their holiday sales 3 days earlier than last year
Which web performance metrics should I pay attention to?
Rigor most thankful for their clients
how do developers and engineers help highly regulated businesses stay compliant?
Clean up your unused style rules and minify your CSS files
2015's Cyber Monday was the biggest #eCommerce sales day ever: $3B in online sales
If your #ecommerce site hasn’t loaded in 3 seconds, you lose up to 40% of your audience
Prepare your #ecommerce site for holiday traffic
.@TeamRigor expands monitoring possibilities with API Check
If your web content generates revenue, your site’s performance is of the utmost importance
How to implement caching for API calls
5 basic principles of designing for fast websites
Web performance data can help us identify bottlenecks or issues within user flows.