Most mobile app testing and QA teams carefully test the "functional" aspects of their mobile apps. Making sure that critical functions such as downloading and installing, logging in, search, payment processing, checkout, scrolling, etc. work is, of course, important. But what about "user conditions"? Consider the following: How frequently do your users use your app? Are your users always on WiFi or cellular or are they switching back and forth? What other apps are interrupting [...]
To cut through the CES 2016 static, we've compiled five key takeaways for brands and their app development teams.
2015 was the year when two strong disruptive technologies emerged – mobile payments and connected cars -- and the role of chief digital officer (CDO) started to play a more significant role in the enterprise shift to digital. These trends made headlines last year but their future will be decided in 2016 with software testing playing an essential, if not crucial role. My prediction is that by the end of 2016, mobile payments, connected cars [...]
You don't have to look far to see the digital transition in practice. Airlines, banks and retail giants are making their products available on various digital platforms to satisfy their customers, grow their business and compete in a challenging market. Wearable devices are the newest contributors to the "digital experience" and will continue making progress in 2016. According to an IDC report, basic wearables such as fitness trackers are growing by 76% year-over-year, while smart [...]
As we wrap up another year, we thought it would be fun and informative to take a look back at the mobile devices, operating system updates and trends that hit the market this year. Let's start with this bird's-eye view graphic of the important releases that made 2015 such an innovative year in mobile. Mobile Market 2015 Retrospective Calendar (Source: Perfecto's Digital Test Coverage Index report) There were more than 30 significant smartphones [...]