SocialCorp: Social Media Goes Corporate

Tim Kadlec

SocialCorp is written by Joel Postman, currently the Chief Enterprise Social Business Strategist at Intridea , a social app development company. Joel frequently blogs on social media marketing and other related topics at www.socializedpr.com. Thanks to the rise of social communities like Facebook and Twitter, and the incredible reach a simple blog post can have, consumers are discussing company products and services, both positively and negatively, all over the web.

21 top performance engineering leaders to follow on Twitter

TechBeacon Testing

Political messages have invaded our social media. It's a strange time. We work from home. Layoffs over here, bailouts over there. Yet many of us still spend most of our days in front of a screen, writing software and helping improve it.

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7 Effective Tips For Every Remote Testing Team

DZone

There are the above-mentioned family ones, social media, and what’s amounting to an endless stream of news. You’ve got a finicky toddler who won’t eat breakfast, a spouse or partner loudly watching Netflix in the living room, and a dog that’s begging for an extra play session. Oh, did we mention your conference call is scheduled to start in five minutes? So many distractions abound as most of us work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Web Performance Bookshelf

Rigor

When it comes to web content, you can easily find what you need through many different paths, from search engines and social media to playlists and blogs, jumping. Why share the library of the web performance books while there’s a substantial collection of fantastic websites and articles on the net? The post Web Performance Bookshelf appeared first on Production. Web Performance

Web Performance Bookshelf

Rigor

When it comes to web content, you can easily find what you need through many different paths, from search engines and social media to playlists and blogs, jumping. Why share the library of the web performance books while there’s a substantial collection of fantastic websites and articles on the net? The post Web Performance Bookshelf appeared first on Production. Web Performance

Advancing Application Performance with NVMe Storage, Part 1

DZone

Manufacturing uses image recognition technology to spot defects in materials, organizations such as NOAA use satellite imagery to spot changes in weather, while social media platforms use image recognition to tag photos of friends and family. With big data on the rise and data algorithms advancing, the ways in which technology has been applied to real-world challenges have grown more automated and autonomous.

Bias in word embeddings

The Morning Paper

Relations are no longer context-dependent and dynamic, and embeddings become deterministic projections of the bias of the social world. This bias is diffused into further algorithms unchanged, resulting in socially discriminative decisions.

Let’s talk SQL Server to kick off the PASS Facebook Live series

SQL Server According to Bob

Social Media was never really part of the equation in the early days of the PASS Summit. So it is only fitting that PASS would embrace live social media technologies like Facebook Live. I’ve had such a long, great history with the PASS Summit, Community, and all the great people that have run this organization. I owe a great debt to this community to help me build a brand and reputation for my passion and talks on SQL Server.

Dynatrace launches new Partner Competency Program

Dynatrace

Competency partners are immediately able to utilize Competency badges across their services collateral and company assets, as well as being able to promote attained competencies on social media via the existing social badging service we utilize for individual’s certifications. .

A CTOs view on the cultural benefit of Hackathons

Dynatrace

runs online raffles from time to time but many end-users voice their frustration on social media that they never win. Dynatrace news. Is your company running Hackathons , Hackdays, Hackfests, Codefests or Innovation Days?

Top Redis Use Cases by Core Data Structure Types

Scalegrid

Social Networking Sites: Social platforms like Twitter use Redis Lists to populate their timelines or homepage feeds, and can customize the top of their feeds with trending tweets or stories. User Posts: Social platforms like Instagram leverage Redis Hashes to map all the archived user photos or posts back to a single user. Redis has found a huge market share across the travel and hospitality, community forums, social media, SaaS, and ecommerce industries to name just a few.

What is digital experience?

Dynatrace

I tend to lean towards social media for evaluating this. Specifically, social shares referring to your mean time to repair (MTTR) like on this tweet below. Dynatrace news.

The 10 Must-Track Web Performance Metrics

MachMetrics

Web analytics such as click-through rates, bounce rates, website business transactions and sales, response times, web server usage, social media interaction, and many other key performance indicators will help ensure your site is optimal. Examples include website tracking analytics, remarketing pixels, social widgets, and ads/advertisements. This action could be a subscription list, a product sale, or a social media share, etc.

The Paradox of Connection

Edge Perspectives

And, of course, social media makes it possible for us to share news about ourselves to a large and growing number of friend, acquaintances and followers. We see this a lot on social media, especially among the younger generations. We are becoming more connected with each other and less connected with each other at the same time.

Feel the Fear

Edge Perspectives

I don’t know about you, but I have a definite sense that many of us use social media to share the amazing places we’ve been and people we’re spending time with in an effort to reassure others that we’re doing really well. Our mass media (and social media) are increasingly focused on the terrible things that are happening in the world. I perceive that fear is becoming pervasive and increasingly intense around the world.

What is APM?

Dynatrace

Every day we access applications to shop online, stream TV shows, connect to social media, manage finances, and work. Dynatrace news. Application Performance Monitoring (APM) in its simplest terms is what practitioners use to ensure consistent availability, performance, and response times to applications. Websites, mobile apps, and business applications are typical use cases for monitoring.

Optimize Images for Web

KeyCDN

The file size of your images of course is very important, but SEO and social media also play an important part in helping your website perform and convert better. How to optimize images for social media for better engagement and CTR. Responsive Images Responsive image techniques, such as the srcset , sizes , and media HTML attributes, allow different scaled images to be delivered based on the size and resolution of the accessing device.

Cloud Native Cost Optimization

Adrian Cockcroft

There are several outcomes, some markets like work from home tools and services, healthcare and grocery retail are extra busy, social media applications are extra busy but their revenue from advertising may be impacted, and many businesses in manufacturing, travel and entertainment are have largely been shut down because their workforce and customers are in lockdown. A cost-optimizer at work.

The 5 Most Underrated WebPageTest Features

MachMetrics

These range from Google Fonts, analytics, and tracking, to ad servers, to social media widgets, and beyond. WebPageTest is one of the best website speed auditing services for any designer or developer concerned with site speed (which should be all of them).

What is Application Performance Monitoring?

Dynatrace

Every day we access applications to shop online, stream TV shows, connect to social media, manage finances, and work. Dynatrace news. Application Performance Monitoring (APM) in its simplest terms is what practitioners use to ensure consistent availability, performance, and response times to applications. Websites, mobile apps, and business applications are typical use cases for monitoring.

HackPPL: a universal probabilistic programming language

The Morning Paper

Social media companies 1 routinely rely on the annotations provided by reviewers to estimate prevalence, or overall occurrence, of content that violates certain community standards …” But only a fraction of all content can only be reviewed by humans, and even then reviewers may make mistakes. HackPPL: a universal probabilistic programming language Ai et al., MAPL’19.

Mobile Usability testing: What is it and how is it done?

Testsigma

Some examples of such tasks include registering and logging into an account, uploading or downloading media files, browsing through a page, etc. They can use the social media platform to hire freelancers and It’s also very key to get the stakeholder involved in the whole process.

15 Remote Working Tips From Experience

Testsigma

Minimize distractions: For me, the biggest distractions are social media websites and apps. Remote work has been steadily gaining popularity for some years now. According to an article published by smallbizgenius , in 2019, the number of people who work from home has increased by 140% since 2005. Now, most of the population is working from home. For most of the companies that had not adapted work from home before, this time has been an eye-opener.

Real-Time Digital Twins: A New Approach to Streaming Analytics

ScaleOut Software

The e-commerce company can spot hot-selling products perhaps due to social media events and respond to ensure that inventory is made available. Real-time digital twins offer a compelling new software model for tracking and analyzing telemetry from large numbers of data sources.

Real-Time Digital Twins: A New Approach to Streaming Analytics

ScaleOut Software

The e-commerce company can spot hot-selling products perhaps due to social media events and respond to ensure that inventory is made available. Real-time digital twins offer a compelling new software model for tracking and analyzing telemetry from large numbers of data sources.

The Safe Haven of Regulation

The Agile Manager

Facebook is not big tech, it is big media. Facebook enjoys - for now, anyway - the status of being a lightly regulated cash gushing media utility. Although it has become ubiquitous, it makes money in ways that national regulators of media are still years away from catching up with. That has been a boon to Facebook as national legislatures have many more things to concern themselves with than a media outlet. Big tech has historically been lightly regulated.

Expanding the Cloud – An AWS Region is coming to Hong Kong

All Things Distributed

It's an entertainment website where users can post content or "memes" that they find amusing and share them across social media networks. Today, I am very excited to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in Hong Kong! The new region will give Hong Kong-based businesses, government organizations, non-profits, and global companies with customers in Hong Kong, the ability to leverage AWS technologies from data centers in Hong Kong.

12 different types of mobile testing with real-life examples

Testsigma

Today we are using mobile phones for social media, shopping, banking, movies, online meetings, emails, and whatnot. Can we have a single day in our life without a mobile phone today? You’d be thinking of a no right? Something like ‘it’s near to impossible’. .

Questions for the New Year

Edge Perspectives

These are the questions that will cultivate imagination, creativity and emotional and social intelligence. It turns out that curiosity and the related human capabilities of imagination, creativity and emotional and social intelligence are foundational capabilities to drive learning (see more on this here ). Frame the questions on a blog post or other forms of social media and see who responds with ideas or just an offer to help.

Serverless Reference Architecture with AWS Lambda

All Things Distributed

You can use AWS Lambda and Amazon Kinesis to process real-time streaming data for application activity tracking, transaction order processing, click stream analysis, data cleansing, metrics generation, log filtering, indexing, social media analysis, and IoT device data telemetry and metering. Building your applications with only managed components has become very popular, and AWS Lambda plays a crucial role in that.

Serverless Reference Architectures with AWS Lambda

All Things Distributed

You can use AWS Lambda and Amazon Kinesis to process real-time streaming data for application activity tracking, transaction order processing, click stream analysis, data cleansing, metrics generation, log filtering, indexing, social media analysis, and IoT device data telemetry and metering. Building your applications with only managed components has become very popular, and AWS Lambda plays a crucial role in that.

Web Development Trends 2019

KeyCDN

Asking users to log into your website via their Facebook account or other social media credentials is no longer recommended. Smart developers are always looking ahead for ways to adapt in the ever changing world of web development. As trends emerge, new opportunities will arise. No one could have imagined what the web would look like today 20 years ago, so who knows what the coming decades will hold.

How to Get Ready for Google’s Speed Update

Rigor

What percentage of your traffic comes from organic search compared to social media referrals or direct visits? Google recently announced the launch of their Speed Update. This change to how Google ranks websites for searches will now take mobile page speed into account in its ranking algorithm. This announcement is part of a Google’s ongoing efforts to incentivize good web performance.

The crux of voice (in)security: a brain study of speaker legitimacy detection

The Morning Paper

Being able to impersonate someone’s voice takes things like social engineering attacks to a whole new level… …voice imitation is an emerging class of threats, especially given the advancement in speech synthesis technology seen in a variety of contexts that can harm a victim’s reputation and her security/safety. The crux of voice (in)security: a brain study of speaker legitimacy detection Neupane et al., NDSS’19.

The Best In Performance Interview Series – Episode #2: Recap with Alla Gringaus

Rigor

Alla Gringaus has worked with a multitude of well-established technology and media brands, including TIME , People , The Economist , and the American Kennel Club, carrying hands-on and leading roles in front-end development and UX, all driven by user-centered design. She also shared tips on who to follow on social media for the most recent news and innovations in the web performance space.

Web Performance Bookshelf

Rigor

When it comes to web content, you can easily find what you need through many different paths, from search engines and social media to playlists and blogs, jumping from one source to another with just a tap of a finger. Reading time 1 min Why share the library of the web performance books while there’s a substantial collection of fantastic websites and articles on the net?

The top 5 reasons to run your own database benchmarks

HammerDB

The TPC workloads are more popular than ever before however the way are published and the information shared has changed dramatically in the era of cloud and social media.

Spice up your Analytics: Amazon QuickSight Now Generally Available in N. Virginia, Oregon, and Ireland.

All Things Distributed

To scale to a larger number of users and support the growth in data volume spurred by social media, web, mobile, IoT, ad-tech, and ecommerce workloads, these tools require customers to invest in even more infrastructure to maintain performance. I am pleased to share some of the positive feedback from our preview customers like MLB Advanced Media, Infor, and Hotelbeds.com.

To Transform, Trade Ego for Humility

The Agile Manager

There has been evidence published over the years to suggest that the self-identity of the losing firms worked against them: interactions via voice call and email had less overall share time on mobile devices, overtaken by emerging interactions such as social media. Ten years ago, when the mobile handset wars were in full swing, I wrote a blog analyzing the differences among the leaders in the space.

All In

The Agile Manager

Within weeks, consumer blowback was comprehensive and fierce (no small achievement when media was still analogue). Analyst and media reaction was cynical at the time, suggesting it was all just a ploy.

The Fine Line Between "Stretch Role" and "Unqualified", Part II: The Growth Mask

The Agile Manager

By way of example, social media firms had the benefit of time to adjust their products to be mobile centric rather than desktop centric. Although the chattering classes raised concerns, the total growth of social media prevented a sense of crisis from cratering equity values or inciting mass employee exodus.

What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites

Smashing Magazine

Social media ads. What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites. What Web Designers Can Do To Speed Up Mobile Websites. Suzanne Scacca. 2019-06-26T14:00:59+02:00. 2019-06-26T14:06:48+00:00. I recently wrote a blog post for a web designer client about page speed and why it matters. What I didn’t know before writing it was that her agency was struggling to optimize their mobile websites for speed.

The Challenges and Traps of Architecting Sociotechnical Systems

Strategic Tech

When I worked for a large cloud company, one team were building advertising products that allowed businesses to run ad campaigns on social media networks and feed that data back into a CRM system. At big cloud company, the campaigns L2 had some social media functionality. But there was also another L2 dedicated to social media products.