Archive for August, 2011

3PMobile – The third “P” is for Personalization

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The third post in the series (posts 1 & 2) talks about Personalization. This is perhaps the most powerful of the three “P’s. So let’s get straight to it… what if the website that you load in your browser really recognized you? Would it be possible for something to change in real-time so that the [...]

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3P Mobile – The second “P” is for Privacy

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Following from my previous post on Mobile Performance today we’re going to look at the second “P” which stands for Privacy. When we first started the company we talked to a lot of potential users about the issue of Privacy and the Internet. The feedback was unanimous, they wanted three things: Convenience Privacy Control So [...]

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3P Mobile – The first “P” is for Performance

Monday, August 29th, 2011

This blog post shows you how easy it is now to measure Web performance on your Android Phone. All you need is our Mobile Browser (Sign up here – or just download the App). Once it’s installed all you have to do is launch the app and navigate to a Web page. (This will give [...]

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Measuring Mobile Web Performance – Simulated Vs. Real Time? (That is the Question)

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

I’m going to start this blog with a Quote from Shakespeare… To be, or not to be, that is the question:Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to sufferThe slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,Or to take arms against a sea of troublesAnd by opposing end them. Taking a “little” liberty with this famous soliloquy I’m [...]

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Why Measuring the Real Mobile Web User Experience is so Valuable to your bottom line

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Quality of Experience (QoE) is the ultimate barometer of whether or not an IT service is “successful” from a customer/consumer perspective. New application environments such as mobile require new types of metrics to assess not just response time and availability, but effective navigation and interaction with the application and application-supported processes at hand. (source: EMA [...]

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Usability – Key to the Mobile Web Experience

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Jakob Nielson hits it on the head with this Click Z interview,   Jakob Nielsen on Usability for Mobile Sites and Apps conducted by Melinda Krueger. Performance Matters. It is not about short, it is about “ultra short”.  Mobile use is secondary to the main activity of the user (shopping, dining, changing a tire, watching TV…). [...]

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Privacy: Do You Know Where your USB Ports Have Been Lately?

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

You can’t control everything, and let’s face it, data privacy policy management is not the most glamorous part of your day.  In fact, if you are not in a regulated industry, there is a pretty good chance you are not even monitoring where your data goes after an employee accesses it, let alone accesses it [...]

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The Complete Solution to making the Web go Faster.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Yesterday I wrote a blog about why web optimization is NOT the complete solution to making the Web go faster. I promised that in my next post I would talk about the complete solution to making the Web go faster. So here goes. Let’s start with a couple of assumptions (I know, always dangerous but [...]

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Why Web optimization is NOT the complete solution to making the Web go faster!

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Everyday now we hear about someone offering to “speed” up the Web. They tout all manner of “measurement tools”. They say “if you measure it, you can manage it”. And if you can manage it then you can make things go faster. Nonsense! Let’s take this hypothetical case. You’ve called in all the worlds foremost [...]

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Measuring Mobile Web Performance: 101

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Short version: From the end users perspective on a real device, connected to a Carrier network, anywhere in the world. Long version: Well here things get a little more complicated. There are always two different ways to measure User-Agent (the device) performance, whether it’s on the desktop or Over the Air (OTA)/On the device. This [...]

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