Showing posts from January, 2012

RIF Notes the 13th

“I can calculate the motions of heavenly bodies but not the madness of men” – Isaac Newton Here are some really interesting follow-up stats regarding black friday/cybermonday website performance Top 8 Performance Problems on Top 50 Retail Sites before Black Friday Top 10 Performance Problems taken from Zappos, Monster, Thomson and Co 5 Things to learn from JC Penney and other Strong Black Friday and Cyber Monday Performers Third Party Content Management applied: Four steps to gain control of your Page Load Performance! Why do we pay sales commissions – Fogcreek challenges the whole notion of paying sales people commissions. A really compelling argument. Stop Multitasking - “Changing tasks more than 10 times in a day makes you dumber than being stoned. When you’re stoned, your IQ drops by five points. When you multitask, it drops by an average of 10 points, 15 for men, five for women (yes, men are three times as bad at multitasking than women). “ Why Attacking Application