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It’s all about experience: Mobile performance and Agile application delivery

Creating an Agile or lean environment can help ensure that your mobile applications make the best first impression with your customers.

It has been estimated that ~87 billion applications were downloaded in 2013, with a projection of 187 billion anticipated in 2017. It's a $25 billion industry for applications. How are you ensuring that mobile applications make the best first impression with your customers?

In this episode of Discover Performance Weekly, HP Software evangelist and VP of Strategic Marketing Paul Muller talks with Dan Olsen, an Agile and analytics startup consultant and owner of Olsen Solutions, about mobile performance and agile application delivery.

This conversation covers the Discover Performance article “Agile + mobile: It’s all about performance.”

Breaking down the discussion

In this episode, Paul and Dan discuss:

  • 5 principles of looking at application performance (1:50)
  • Critical factors for creating a positive spiral for applications (3:00)
  • How do you balance user expectations with advancing your application? (4:35)
  • Analytics as the secret sauce of a great user experience (6:50)
  • Making the right technology choices for your Agile or lean environment (9:35)
  • How do non-IT executives and leaders need to think about their mobile app? (13:00)
  • Innovating in an Agile model (14:15)

The “tips of the week”:
App prototyping tools: Flinto (
Marvel app prototyping (
Book: Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity  by Alan Siegel (

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