Holiday shoppers Are Less Patient than Last Year!

Like last year , Dynatrace asked 2000 holiday shoppers in the United States which channels they will use to do their holiday shopping and what they expect regarding the experience. Last year the need for speed was one of the key findings and this year speed matters even more. In fact, 46% of the holiday shoppers will abandon their shopping if the mobile app or web site loads… read more

With Confidence into the Holiday Season: Verifying Readiness in Test / Pre-Production

In our previous 2013 Online Holiday Shopping blog Klaus highlighted that the top goal of 2013 is to increase Conversion Rates and take into consideration everything we have learned in past years such as 3rd Party Performance, as well as the new challenges such as “The Rise of Mobile Users”. This blog is a guide for performance engineers on how to best test for ensuring high conversion rates. Based… read more

DevOps Survival Guide: 2013 Online Holiday Shopping Season

The online holiday shopping season is approaching faster than most teams that are developing, testing and running eCommerce sites like. In this blog we summarize the feedback from our eCommerce customers into what they consider a DevOps Survival Guide for the 2013 Online Holiday Shopping Season. The ultimate goal is high conversion rates, followed by implementing changes based on lessons learned from 2012. Additionally, this guide will help teams cope… read more