November 19 2018 By Posted in Expertise

Time To Interact, Speed Index: all about the new user experience measurements

The web is dynamic – so much so that everybody (web agencies, hosting providers, digital teams) claims your new site is lightning fast… even if no one agrees on how to measure it or what the numbers mean! It’s time take stock of the various metrics available to you and what they tell you about your website’s performance.   Is my site fast ...

March 14 2018 By Posted in Expertise

Website performance impacted by Google Ad Services failure

On Tuesday March 13th, an unusual, or to put it more aptly, an extremely rare event occurred: a major failure of Google’s advertisement services. Let’s review this incident briefly to see what we can learn from it   Downtime for Google Ad Services: website performance impacted Our web monitoring tools found that there was a ...

Antivirus
March 20 2015 By Posted in Expertise

Antivirus software providers and performance

This month, we looked at antivirus software delivered online, a business segment where the Czech Republic has two well-known champions. We found a very mature market with still some surprises...   How do AVG & Avast perform versus other global competitors? The antivirus software industry is a favourite sector in the Czech Republic and ...

online_shopping
February 27 2015 By Posted in Expertise

The importance of user context and performance

Webmasters beware: do not let your users’ browser ruin their online experience... and your online revenues. Based on two Czech examples, this article takes a look at how browsers can affect the response times and reliability of a website and discusses whether this is worth worrying about.   Back in the old days (sometime before 2010), Internet ...

Car performance
December 08 2014 By Posted in Expertise

What web performance means to car manufacturers

Together with our partner, Computerworld, this month we will be looking at performance benchmarks within the car manufacturing industry within the Czech Republic. This study will highlight the performance challenge experienced by the car industry.   The web performance race ip-label measures this months showed that Skoda website is on ...