Latest Publications

5 Best Practices for Building a Successful Startup

There's never been a better time to be an entrepreneur looking for investment funding. Global venture capital activity grew mightily in the first half of 2021, and the trend appears to be continuing as we head into 2022. However, that doesn't mean building a new company is any easier. The same inherent resource and growth challenges exist, and venture capitalists still want to see value creation and strong indicators for future success before they invest.

Payments Testing Guide: Ensure Flawless Checkouts

Payment gateways are the vital financial link between customer and business. You risk a lost sale if a customer encounters even a minor issue during checkout. Payment gateway testing mimics each step of the payment process to verify that connections, transactions, and paths for communications are working. Testers uncover issues that impact a seamless transaction and user experience. This guide provides a full overview of payments testing, from definitions to use cases to actionable testing scenarios.
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Networked Testing: Economic Considerations and ROI Analysis

Each approach for scaling QA - in-house, offshore, crowdsourced, networked - has its own merit; deciding between approaches can be a painstaking process. One way to compare testing methods is to break down their respective costs. This whitepaper walks you through a financial model to understand the economic considerations of in-house vs. networked testing. Each approach for scaling QA - in-house, offshore, crowdsourced, networked - has its own merit; deciding between approaches can be a painstaking process.

Fueling Application Innovation

To scale the game-changing experiences your customers want, organizations need to innovate with a community of brilliant problem-solvers and revolutionary thinkers. While nine out of ten customers want omnichannel digital experiences, just 29% say companies provide this feature. How can organizations bridge that gap? This is where APIs come in. The third in our series of "App Innovation" ebooks explores the benefits of sharing APIs and business with other developers and organizations from crowdsourcing innovation, expanding your customer base and retaining existing customers.

The Ultimate App Testing Buyer's Guide

Whether you scale QA in-house or through a partner, it's essential to understand which options best match your app testing needs. Do you hire in-house testers? Do your engineers need to shift left and take ownership of code issues? Do you augment testing with crowdsourced QA? For many organizations, the answer is a software testing partner that can help you tackle all of these issues. Whether you scale QA in-house or through a partner, it's essential to understand which options best match your app testing needs.

Data Storytelling

One of the main challenges of analytics is making it accessible to more than just trained experts within an organization. Not everyone is data literate to the degree they need to be able to consume, understand, and action data on a dashboard. Dashboards on their own are very data rich, but many critical events and influences behind the numbers can't be captured, and actions taken that impacted the numbers are simply not reportable; as a result, the data only tells you half the story.

Best practices for rapid bug reproduction and issue resolution

Learn how to extract vital testing session information to identify the cause of defects. Most QA and engineering teams are missing out on critical app testing session data. Access to these insights helps rapidly increase bug triage and issue resolution. With instrumented testing, software teams have rich, nuanced, and contextual issue causation and testing environment data at their fingertips. In addition to revealing new test data, teams can reduce their dependency on multiple diagnostic tools or processes.