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What You Need To Know When Planning Your Test Lab in 2017

As we kick-off 2017, I am thrilled to release the most updated 6th edition of the Digital Test Coverage Index report, a guide to help you decide how to build your test lab. 2016 was an exciting year in the Digital space, and as usual, Q4 market movement is sure to impact 2017 development and testing plans. And it doesn't appear that the market is slowing down, with continued innovation expected this year. In this post, I will summarize the key

A Week of App Testing Day 4: Mobile Device Coverage

As a part of our weeklong series on “Getting Started with Mobile App Testing” today we look at Mobile Device Coverage. This is a topic we love here at Perfecto. Testing on a single device doesn’t mean that your app will work an all devices. And testing on every device in the world is simply un-doable. We’ll help you understand how to reach an adequate level of coverage to ensure app compatibility on devices actually

2017 – The Year of Digital Quality

FY 2017 is just around the corner and it is that time of the year when technology trends and predictions are starting to spread all over. As your organization leadership is probably setting the strategic goals for 2017 inline with the market demands, challenges, and trends, it would be smart to validate your digital plans during this planning. Industry digitalization FY 2017 will involve dramatically the enablement of Digital Technology Platforms as Gartner, Inc. predicted

  • Best Mobile Testing Tools

Do You Have the Right Tools to Analyze Your Mobile Testing?

In Agile environments today, a great digital experience is a prerequisite. Organizations are expected to have an efficient mobile testing strategy and release apps quickly across devices and operating systems. However, without visibility into your test results, it's hard to deliver high-quality apps. What makes up a successful reporting tool? Consider these characteristics: It should fit into the Agile mindset of fast feedback and frequent releases. Accessible via the web and be self-generated on-demand by

  • Android vs. iOS

Why I Switched from iPhone to an Android Device

As a mobile evangelist at Perfecto, I spend a lot of my time observing the mobile and web space and following major iPhone and Android device trends. Recently, I crossed the aisle from iPhone to Android after being an Apple user for two years. I replaced my iPhone 6 Plus -- which I had been using as a personal and work-related device -- with a Google Nexus 6P phablet. While the Apple faithful may strongly

  • Doing Digital Experience Right

Meet Three Companies Doing ‘Digital Experiences’ Right

Technology has made the cost of switching banks, airlines, or telecom providers extremely low. After all, information is easily accessible across the globe, and innovation and disruption are a constant. Any digital experience secret sauce a company has today is fleeting as the market rapidly shifts. To create a sustainable advantage in the digital economy, you must consistently make customers feel good about your brand. "Know thy customer" has never been more important. McDonald's was

  • Mobile Testing Avoids Apps Blowups

Mobile Testing: Why You Need to Focus on Background Apps

When testing a mobile app, teams should always keep in mind the real world user conditions that impact user experiences. One essential user condition for your testing strategy is popular applications that users run consistently such as Spotify, Waze and Facebook. How will your app perform when these apps are competing for device resources? In our newly-available edition of our Digital Test Coverage Index report, we've partnered with App Annie to help teams get closer

  • Mobile Testing Across All Digital Platforms

Mobile Testing Tips: Watch the Market, Focus on Betas

The rate of new technology adoption has been accelerating at a staggering pace. When it comes to mobile devices, updating operating systems has become a no-brainer -- people assume they're getting the new feature-packed release shortly after it's become available. Hence, the frequency of these releases makes mobile app testing an imperative for every digital enterprise. Some adoption stats iOS 9 crossed 50% adoption a mere 11 days after its launch in Sept. 2015. By

  • mobile app testing

Banking Apps: It Takes Focused Mobile Testing to Be Great

If you're anything like me, you've been using financial services apps a lot more lately. A few years ago the idea of accessing banking information on a smartphone would give me anxiety. Now I'm comfortably dependent on my financial apps to pay bills and transfer money. The apps are just easy to use, and frequent security alerts and email updates have curbed my anxiety about privacy issues. It's clear that big banks are committed to

  • Great Digital Experience Team

Podcast: How to Close the IT-Business Gap

I'm sure you've heard about companies "going digital." In part, this refers to replacing physical experiences like visiting a brick-and-mortar store with delivering a great digital experience via mobile apps or websites. But, presenting a united digital experience for every web, app, or IoT user sometimes means breaking down the barriers between business, creative and development. Truly "going digital" is about consolidating internal teams and resources. The idea is to bring web, mobile and social

  • Automotive Testing Tools

Video: Putting a Connected Car App to the Test

When was the last time you locked your keys in your car? Personally, I've done this half a dozen times. And getting a locksmith out to your car is time-consuming and frustrating. Now imagine a world where you can remotely lock/unlock your car or more, all from your phone or even through a web portal. The connected care is not a future scenario -- it's happening today. Will a connected car be in your driveway?

  • Automotive and IoT Testing

Connected Cars Will Be Driven by Great Digital Experiences

If the Internet of Things has not affected you yet, it will soon. By 2032 it's expected that each person will be surrounded by up to 5,000 Internet-connected "things." This got me thinking about how connected we are today as individuals. Without a doubt, my cell phone has become an extension of my hand and I rely on my phone for so many things. The Internet of Things is allowing us to venture outside traditionally

  • Mobile App Quality

Why Apps Succeed: Survey Reveals Need for a United Digital Strategy

Do you know why some web and mobile apps succeed better than others? Does anyone? We think we have some information that can help to answer these important questions. As part of our ongoing search to find out what helps people make great apps, in April 2016 we asked technical experts and business leaders questions about how they find success in delivering digital experiences across mobile and web platforms. Some themes were clear, some assumptions

  • Mobile Testing Across All Digital Platforms

Why Apps Succeed: Keys to Winning the Digital Quality Game

What does a successful mobile app do? Here are some digital quality characteristics that will keep your users coming back for more: It quickly does what it promises to do (Uber finds you a ride, Waze gives you the fastest route to your destination) It's always easy to use and navigate It releases regular updates with useful new features It has no bugs (and if there are bugs, they're fixed quickly with an update) It

  • Secure Mobile Device Lab

Digital Quality: What Perfecto’s Doing to Help

We've been writing a lot on this digital quality blog about what the digital experience looks like today. We've covered the the technical challenges and the business impact of delivering a great digital experiences across multiple devices, screen sizes, operating systems and browsers. Listen to an interview with Roi Carmel, Sr. VP of Products and Corporate Strategy: These themes and ideas have inspired three main areas where Perfecto has been investing its resources over the

  • Optimize Your Test Coverage Plan

Ultimate Digital Test Coverage Toolkit Helps You Make Better Decisions

When it comes to building high-quality apps and websites on different devices and browsers, it's nearly impossible to keep pace with the market using manual testing or even test automation alone. Enterprise digital teams need a comprehensive, data-driven test strategy. The Ultimate Test Coverage Toolkit will help you keep pace, test better and ensure you are testing on the right digital platforms. Knowing which devices to test on, why they matter and how to build

  • Digital Test Coverage Optimizer

A Tool for Today’s Digital Test Coverage Challenges

If you're an organization that develops mobile apps, chances are you worry about test coverage. Do your Dev/Test/IT teams ask themselves the following questions? How many devices are really sufficient for our target users in their specific geographies? Which OS versions should these devices run on? How do we know that our customer analytics data will give us accurate information on what devices to test against? Should we be testing for future devices as well?

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