The Path to Performance

Episode 11 with Steve Souders and Mark Zeman

Episode Summary

Our guests this week are Steve Souders and Mark Zeman, of SpeedCurve. In this episode, we talk about the importance of focusing on the user experience when improving performance, how design and development can work together, what metrics to monitor, and more.

Episode Notes

On today’s episode we sit down with Steve Souders and Mark Zeman of SpeedCurve. We talk about the benefits that come from Developers and Designers working side by side, and how the users are often a key component in uniting these (and other) disciplines.

Mark discusses “perceived performance”, and we talk more about flowing the user experience over time, and some techniques on how to do that. We also talk about the difficulty in determining which metrics you should be measuring for your website.

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