Collecting performance data is important for baselining, establishing performance budgets, and measuring performance KPIs over time. These metrics are a valuable component of improving your web performance, but in isolation, metrics can only give part of your performance picture. Combining and comparing metrics, on the other hand, can provide a more robust image.
With the rollout of comparison reports, Rigor now enables customers to select and compare tests. This means that our customers can now baseline performance with more filters and home-in on specific areas for improvement. Ultimately, this new feature helps drive more data-based performance decision making by helping you identify areas of improvement, worsening performance, or areas where you are staying the same.
This new feature allows easier A/B testing and comparisons. For instance, we know that third parties are oftentimes a source of performance degradations. Now you can create checks both with and without specific third parties and compare the performance impact.
Compare Checks or Pages
By leveraging the comparison functionality of the new filter options, Rigor users can also compare single checks, pages, or even flows against one another on one graph.
Identify Regional Outliers
Sometimes performance degradations are regional in nature. By comparing checks across geographic regions (by specific location, by country, or by world region), or across all regions for which tests are running, you can determine if tests in one region is consistently outperforming others.
Check for Performance Impact before Releasing Code
We believe that performance isn’t a finishable feature. Rather, it needs to be prioritized on an ongoing basis. By testing for performance before releasing code, you can get ahead of performance issues before they impact your users.
Make sure you only release the most performant changes. By selecting the metrics that matter to your business from Rigor’s Performance KPIs, you can ensure you’re reaching your performance goals.
Outpace the Competition
Want to ensure that your digital experience is superior than your competitors? You can use this report to compare your site against your competitors by baseline your performance against other companies in your industry. Rigor’s new aggregates, including 95th and 99th percentile, and our robust analytical comparison features make this report flexible and powerful.
Data can be a powerful way to help create accountability, increase visibility, and drive performance improvements. By equipping our users to compare performance data in a variety of ways, Rigor is making it easier than ever for teams to make data-based performance decisions.
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