Should a Product Manager have Page Load Time as a KPI?
As a digital product manager, a key responsibility is to prioritize engineering projects based on business metrics or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). These KPIs are typically conversion or engagement related, such as activation rate, monthly active users, or new paying customers. A product manager can then prioritize projects based on a cost-benefit analysis - ie. the project’s impact to these KPIs vs the project’s level of effort required.Read More
Movin' to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches
Glenn Slaven | June 03, 2016 | Culture
At the beginning of 2015 my family realised that living in Sydney, even out in Western Sydney as we were, wasn’t working for us. Too much stress, too much traffic & not enough space. I had been working from home for over a year at that point. My wife & I had talked about getting out of Dodge for years, and we decided that if we didn’t want to regret never trying it we had to do it now.Read More
PageSpeed Insight scores vs real world performance
One of the current go-to tools for people when trying to make their sites fast is Google’s PageSpeed Insights.Read More
How caching fails
A highly effective website cache is optimised to store and share every possible response that only contains information relevant to all users, whilst ensuring that responses containing user-specific data are only ever served to the correct user.Read More
Moving an Australian tech company to the US
Stewart McGrath | May 18, 2016 | Culture
Nearly 12 months ago our company started the journey to move our company’s head office to the US. This post is to provide a quick outline on some of the key items we have tackled along the way. I hope it helps other Aussie companies find their way to a broader market if it makes as much sense for them as it has for section.io.Read More
A little help improving your website's transport security
Jason Stangroome | May 09, 2016 | Security
Ivan Ristic of Qualys blogged last year about a TLS Maturity Model, citing that “over time, … deploying TLS securely is getting more complicated, rather than less”.Read More
Integrating Magento with section.io's CDN for Performance Metrics
Magento loves Varnish Cache, and Magento 2 especially loves Varnish Cache.Read More
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