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Ben Cripps

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What is RUM, and how does it differ to Synthetics?

Posted by Ben Cripps

When you start researching and looking into web performance and monitoring, you are bound to come across several words and acronyms; EUM (End User Monitoring), Synthetic Monitoring, RUM (Real User Monitoring). In this blog, we provide...

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12 March 2019

Want a fast web site? Then you need to know what you are doing!

Posted by Ben Cripps

During my developer career, I have come across developers and teams who do not know or appreciate the importance of web performance, and quite often it can be treated as an afterthought. And yes, at some point I was one of those...

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04 March 2019

Reflections on last night's web performance dinner

Posted by Ben Cripps

Last night we held our second Rigor Web Performance Dinner, where we were joined by some great people from well known brand names, all at various stages of their web performance journey. The relaxed environment, great food and company...

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22 February 2019

Domain Sharding – is it still relevant?

Posted by Ben Cripps

Continuing with our recent Rigor announcement, I was recently questioned over some advice I had given on domain sharding, and whether it was still relevant today.

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14 February 2019

Join Rigor and AP for a web performance industry dinner

Posted by Ben Cripps

After the success of our last industry dinner in November 2018, we are pleased to hold another at Gaucho (City) London. We look forward to you joining the informal discussion about the latest web performance trends, share experiences...

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01 February 2019

Rigor - more than just web performance monitoring

Posted by Ben Cripps

You may have seen our recent announcement, but if not, we’re pleased to reveal that we are now officially the sole UK representative of Rigor; we look forward to helping many more businesses enjoy the benefits of this impressive web...

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29 January 2019

Does web performance really matter?

Posted by Ben Cripps

Have you ever wondered if web performance is important, and if so why? What if your website is slow, what does it mean to you and your business? And conversely, what benefits does a fast website bring?

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13 December 2018

Black Friday, the winners and losers and next steps

Posted by Ben Cripps

For the consumer, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now fading in memory, the only remnants being a pile of cardboard packaging sticking out of the top of their recycling bin and next month's credit card bill.

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29 November 2018

Are you ready for Black Friday 2018?

Posted by Ben Cripps

We’re now well into November, and the 'Christmas' word is getting bandied about in various adverts and social media outlets. 

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12 November 2018