Measuring Scrolling Stickiness

Does your scroll bar get stuck when you scroll down to a webpage or do you see some delay while loading your images once you scroll down to the bottom of the screen? This erratic behavior that sometimes occurs while scrolling is referred to as ‘scrolling stickiness.’ Smooth scrolling is…

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A Honeywell Monitoring Story

Service providers have long been lauded for a willingness to ‘eat their own dog food,’ i.e. to use their own products or services for internal operations and/or development.  For Catchpoint, that means that we use our own digital experience monitoring platform to ensure that the platform itself is running optimally. Regular tests of…

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Web Performance Monitoring and Its Effect on SEO Pt.I

A strategically curated website and an online presence can provide tremendous benefits only if consumers of your business can find your website faster and easier than your competitors’. A decade ago, the Nielsen Norman Group conducted an eye-tracking study to understand how the human eye consumes data on a webpage.  The dominant reading pattern looked like…

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New Feature: Guided Test Drive

As consumers in today’s digital world, we often do vast amounts of research before making any sort of purchase. This applies to both personal and corporate purchases. According to Adweek, 81% of shoppers conduct online research before buying.  The larger the purchase the higher the stakes, the more time we…

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Defining DevOps

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the term DevOps and what it really means. This train of thought is partially inspired by my recent participation in various DevOps Days events, as well as reading the DevOps for Media and Entertainment report published by O’Reilly. So, what is DevOps? Well,…

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