Having a website that’s ready to engage whenever – and however – a potential customer stops by is about more than simply optimising sales opportunities: it’s the key to protecting your digital reputation.
Peaks can deliver an abnormal pressure to your eCommerce system so you need to be certain that you can meet the peak demand. We know that maintaining round-the-clock availability is easier said than done, though, especially when you factor in the inevitable traffic surges that occur in the run-up to sales or in the wake of a marketing campaign.
With advice from test experts who are skilled in scripting journeys that are designed to return actionable results
User Journey load testing provides hard facts about your website’s ability to support traffic. So they can be addressed before they begin to adversely affect the customer experience
Our engineers deliver more than a set of numbers, they spend time understanding your needs and requirements beforehand and provide bespoke insights into root causes
Tribe’s managed-service model means that you can tap into a wealth of specialist knowledge without having to invest in extensive in-house resources and enjoy access to a level of testing that’s simply not available with self-service solutions. Because thinkTribe’s load testing solution is cloud-based, there’s no software to install and no disruption to your staff or systems.
Tribe’s uniquely customer-focused approach ensures the most realistic, accurate and comprehensive data on which to base decisions on.
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“Within a week of using thinkTribe, we had identified that a new ‘share it’ button on certain pages that were a part of new marketing activity was adding an extra 3 seconds to load the page. Once discovered marketing and development worked together to find a better way to implement the function and get the results the business needed, and we regained those 3 seconds for the user.”
“One of the most valuable elements for our teams in Finance and in Service Delivery is the ability to see lost sales. This means we can see the commercial cost of any outage. thinkTribe is our measure for ensuring that the shop is open 24 hours a day.”
“Tribe’s load testing has contributed to understanding the performance capacity of the web site and assists us in planning customer demand. We are planning to run the web load tests again in six months time, this time including our US web farms. We believe this process will help us keep ahead of the ever-increasing needs of our online customers, providing them with a consistent and enjoyable e-shopping experience – and of course the 24/7 web site testing of dynamic users journeys is part of our daily KPI reading now.”
What we found in the first pass of our testing is we had a limit on capacity. ThinkTribe helped identify what we needed to work on with our Systems Integrator. By putting those changes in place we actually we were able to double the amount of volume, through from a page transaction point of view – as well as the number of customers on our site at any one time. Dramatically helping our Black Friday sales.