Far too many companies still don’t test web apps for performance or so-called response time. Time and budget constraints are typically used to justify putting performance testing off.
“We’ll get to it later,” is the common stance. A few months later, as the user base swells, performance issues start to pop up in some of the most business critical areas.
End users begin to uncover issues, frustration with the product grows, and developers are left scrambling for a quick fix instead of addressing the root causes.