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Crowdsourced Testing: How to Succeed, Insights from Martin Reinbach Read More
Martin Reinbach has been with test IO for over two years and works with our customers in the DACH region. He’s worked with dozens of customers, sharing his expertise on crowdsourced testing, agile development, and software projects generally. I asked Martin to give new customers some insight into what to expect from crowdsourced testing.
Crowdsourced Testing and Your QA Team Read More
We talk a lot to QA managers about crowdtesting. We talk to some of them (our customers) who’ve embraced it, and others (sales prospects, people in the street) who may be new to the whole thing. I sometimes wish we could get those groups together to share notes. Since this is our blog, we can! Here’s what test IO customers tell us about why combining in-house QA with crowdsourced testing works for them.
Crowdsourced Testing Tips and Tricks With Matt James Read More
An Interview with Matt James, Implementation Manager and Head of North American Operations.
You Have No Friends in Silicon Valley Read More
Do you watch Silicon Valley? In the last episode, Richard Hendricks was about to release the latest version of Pied Piper. He asked his friends to have a look at the Beta and give him feedback. Richard, if you are reading this, don’t release yet! Heed my advice!
Exploratory Testing Tip: Find your target audience Read More
If you know who your target customers are, make sure to bring this valuable information into your software testing plan!
Interview with our new CEO Read More
The office just got a little louder. We're excited to announce that we have a new CEO: Philip Soffer. Phil is an 18-year Silicon Valley vet who's been a first-20 employee at successful start-ups including Plumtree, Lithium, and Piazza, managing product, marketing, and engineering. Our CTO Jan Schwenzien interviewed him to find out more about his background and why he joined test IO.
Characteristics of Great Exploratory Testers Read More
As we go through our exploratory testing tips, it's worth it to consider what makes certain people great exploratory testers, and what we look for in our testers. Here are some key characteristics that good exploratory testers share.
Exploratory Testing Tip: Out of the lab, into the real world Read More
Exploratory testing has one main goal: breaking testers free from test scripts and step-by-step action lists, and letting them examine, experiment, and explore software.
Best Practices in Managing Crowdtesters Read More
After several years working on crowdtesting and software quality assurance, we've learned from many different scenarios and customers. Over time, we've identified several methods that work particularly well to manage and motivate international and diverse crowdtesters.
5 Ways To Increase Customer Trust on Your Website Read More
Every time users visit your website, you get the chance to create a long-term relationship with them. One fundamental component of any relationship that underscores this bond is trust. Gaining users' trust is no simple task, and there are many ways you can lose it. There's no one-size-fits-all solution to building customer trust, it depends on what type of website you have and what kind of business you're running. However, we have put together these five actions you can take to inspire more trust on your website and improve user experiences at the same time.
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