Tag Archives: Speed

The need for (mobile) speed: Small improvements have a big conversion impact

A 0.1 second site speed boost increased retail AOV by almost 10%, Deloitte study finds. Greg Sterling on June 24, 2020 Site speed has always been an important feature of the mobile user experience. Google made it an explicit ranking factor in 2018. Speed is also a component of the new “Page Experience” ranking factor. … Continue reading The need for (mobile) speed: Small improvements have a big conversion impact

Quality of Hire and Recruiting Speed in Hiring — How Do You Have Both?

Jeff Furst — June 9, 2020 Can you have both quality of hire and recruiting speed in the hiring process? Recruiting speed and hiring for quality are two of the biggest challenges facing firms that employ contact center agents. By quality of hire, we mean the organizational standard that defines satisfactory job performance. By recruiting … Continue reading Quality of Hire and Recruiting Speed in Hiring — How Do You Have Both?

Vendors go all-in on professional services to speed digital transformation

For many sophisticated marketing technology platforms, it is nearly impossible to be a technology-only company. Amy Gesenhues on May 6, 2020 Recently, one of Acquia’s customers who had not previously worked with the digital experience platform’s professional services team reached out to set up a meeting. The customer was being approved for an FDA test … Continue reading Vendors go all-in on professional services to speed digital transformation

Warp Speed WordPress: 5 Plugins to Easily Skyrocket Your Performance

Dmytro Spilka — January 24, 2020 WordPress has successfully built an empire that reaches all the way across cyberspace. It’s estimated that 30% of the entirety of the internet is built on WordPress websites, so it’s fair to say that the digital behemoths know a thing or two about delivering responsive pages. However, just because … Continue reading Warp Speed WordPress: 5 Plugins to Easily Skyrocket Your Performance

The Speed Wars: How Amazon, Target and Walmart Are Competing for Faster Delivery Times

Michael Begg — November 9, 2019 eCommerce competition seems to be largely driven on one point now – at least the platforms seem to think so. Delivery times have been dropping rapidly over the past year as each major retailer and eCommerce platform attempts to provide better convenience to the end customer. Each of Amazon, … Continue reading The Speed Wars: How Amazon, Target and Walmart Are Competing for Faster Delivery Times

Strategic Leadership: Slowing Down to Speed Up

Jeanne Hardy — November 5, 2019 Follow @creativebizinc mohamed_hassan / Pixabay In a business culture seemingly dominated by the mantra “Fail fast, fail often,” we spend a lot of time praising companies for doing things fast—for being fastest to market, quickest to respond, most agile to pivot—but we often don’t recognize the businesses that know … Continue reading Strategic Leadership: Slowing Down to Speed Up

Where Does the Efficiency and Speed from Agile Come From?

David Dame — April 9, 2019 — April 9, 2019 Production View (Build Fast) Many large legacy organizations are moving toward agile delivery methods in hopes of releasing faster to market. Based on my experiences, they look at it solely from a production view of getting software released faster and more often. This view has … Continue reading Where Does the Efficiency and Speed from Agile Come From?