Over the past few years, I’ve transformed the monitoring strategy of several companies from reactive to proactive and the outcome was fantastic. User experience and reliability of their business critical applications have been dramatically improved. In fact, a modern application monitoring strategy is more a matter of doing the right things than doing the things right. I will give you now some simple steps you can use right away for your tailor made proactive monitoring strategy.
Speed is everything, but not everything is speed. Nobody enjoys slow loading or erroneous applications, and bad user experience has already a significant impact on commercial revenue. I’m still wondering that the average response time of mobile sites is 19 seconds. Personally, speaking I won’t wait more than 5 seconds for a page to load.
I’ll give you now some simple steps you can use right away to identify blind spots in your software development chain which holds you back from providing a better user experience. There are different approaches, but I’ve decided to use a maturity level based method because this allows a tailor-made, step-by-step improvement over time.
Software testers are sometimes unable to cope with the verification of security requirements because of their very technical nature. In this post, I will give you some guidance and orientation which you can use right away for your application security testing activities.