Developing a Test Strategy for the Agile World

Centercode

Test strategy is critical to the success of any testing effort – but where do you start? How does your strategy conform to different development methodologies? How you involve real users in beta testing? I have 20 years of experience in the testing industry.

What is Testimonial Driven Development?

Mind the Product

test??m??ni?l/ The products they develop will eventually solve some problems and make people’s lives easier, and there is nothing wrong with this approach. However, I want to present a different perspective, Testimonial Driven Development (TDD). Testimonial: /?test??m??ni?l/

Finding A New Tool to Develop A New Product

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We’ve also learned about how to get feedback on voice experiences when testing with children. Testing a Concept in the Field. To help us broaden our thinking, my colleague Kevin and I created a card deck to test the children’s reactions to a number of images.

A comprehensive guide to A/B testing

Userzoom

Through A/B testing, hotel booking site arenaturist.com found that a vertical form (vs. Follow our guide to A/B testing to help optimise your site, improve user experience, and increase revenue… What is A/B testing? Why should you A/B test? Benefits of A/B testing.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

development team can focus. developer resources CON Building analytics is code- intensive, which means it. requires more developer. look like your vendor’s brand, not yours Development time will depend on. the ease to develop on your chosen.

10 Time-Tested Tactics for Mobile Beta Test Planning

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If your company is like most organizations, there’s a team running a mobile beta test to prevent either scenario. If it’s your responsibility to surface these nuances (as it could be if you’re reading this blog post), here are 10 tips you can use when planning your next mobile beta test.

Delta Testing in Modern Product Delivery on Pragmatic Live Podcast

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Centercode CEO Luke Freiler recently sat down with VP of Marketing at Pragmatic Institute Rebecca Kalogeris to discuss the challenges of modern software development, and how continuous customer testing offers a solution to the quality gap in pre-release agile development.

Beta Testing Success in 5 Steps

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Centercode has been running beta tests for over 18 years. That’s why we can say this on good authority: beta testing isn’t easy. Like a suit, your beta testing strategy needs to be tailored to fit well. You can’t major in Beta Testing. Testing an app?

A comprehensive guide to A/B testing

Userzoom

Through A/B testing, hotel booking site arenaturist.com found that a vertical form (vs. Follow our guide to A/B testing to help optimise your site, improve user experience, and increase revenue… What is A/B testing? Why should you A/B test? Benefits of A/B testing.

How to design a Remote Unmoderated Usability Test

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Remote unmoderated usability testing is a flexible and versatile methodology that caters to various research needs. Remote unmoderated research is a method for testing websites, prototypes and mobile applications using a software tool. How to run a remote unmoderated usability test.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Customizing embedded analytics in this way means thinking about packaging and pricing early in product development cycles. Teams of agile developers race along the product. Develop your user classes by interviewing a representative sample of users within your customer mix.

Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Three: Develop

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This post describes the third phase in the Optimal Product Process: Develop. Using a great plan (whether an Agile backlog with sprint priorities assigned or a more formal plan) the agreed upon product is then developed. Solidify any development plans that remain uncertain.

Handling Software Testing in Continuous Delivery

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It’s clear that continuous delivery and Agile are the way of the future for software development. The problem is that while dev teams have managed to keep up with the demand so far, software testing teams are struggling to maintain output quality. Addressing the Gap in Software Testing.

Crowdsourced Testing vs. Beta Testing: What’s the Difference?

Centercode

Those aspects show the difference between crowdsourced testing and beta testing. The conditions surrounding these two test types are very similar. Crowdsourced testing, like beta testing, gives testers real products to use in the real world before release.

Feature Flagging: Your Secret Weapon in Continuous Customer Testing

Centercode

Software testing teams often find themselves sacrificing quality for speed when it comes to getting updates out on time. Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve explored how professionals are using customer testing to scale their resources and manpower within continuous delivery.

The Top 5 Most Common Rapid Prototyping Mistakes

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk

But as with most discovery skills, prototyping is a skill that needs to be developed. We need to know what to prototype and when, who to test our prototypes with, and how to conduct those tests in a way to get reliable feedback.

Internal Product Development at the Financial Times by Claire Parker

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In this ProductTank London talk, Claire Parker describes how the Financial Times built internal tools for editorial use by using a product development approach. Claire outlines the key milestones of the Lantern journey by detailing aspects of the product development approach.

5 Essentials for App Beta Testing

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This is what makes app Beta Testing so important. App Beta Testing follows a similar process to validating other products with real customers , but there are a few key differences. To counter this, test your product in a spread of unique home environments. Android Developers.

4 Key Elements of Testing VR

Centercode

Below is a summary of our discussion on the testing strategies that bring delightful VR products to market. You can’t get a holistic view of a commercial product by testing it before it’s feature complete. The post 4 Key Elements of Testing VR appeared first on Centercode.

AI and the Future of Testing

Centercode

Whether it’s the rise of AI, CI/CD, or DevOps, the lines between testing and development are blurring. But as testing methodologies evolve and bleed into development, professional testers are questioning how this evolution will affect their role in product development.

3 Myths About Bringing Customers into Agile Development

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To keep products evolving at the speed of their customers’ lives, software teams have adopted agile development practices. Our software development report revealed that the majority feel strapped for time and resources. It takes too much time to test, or they’re too swamped already.

Testing at every stage of development

UserTesting

Maybe the new product was aesthetically wonderful but was also so hard to use … The post Testing at every stage of development appeared first on UserTesting Blog. It is widely known that a majority—up to 80%—of new products fail. The reasons are manifold.

Escape From the Feature Roadmap to Outcome-driven Development

Mind the Product

The default behaviour of a team with this kind of roadmap is to complete one feature and then start developing the next one, even if the context (strategy, user needs, competition) has changed. When they won’t budge on a solution, propose a test.

How to Test a Folding Smartphone (and Other Emerging Tech)

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Google, Huawei, LG, Apple, and many others are also reportedly developing similar devices. We spend a lot of time helping our customers work through similar challenges as they develop never-before-seen technology. Environments: Testing Where Your Customers Are.

Getting Better At Product Testing

The Product Coalition

I’m starting a short series on testing over the next few months. The first few questions are some of the key questions that I’ve been asked regularly around best practices for testing: [link] What’s the most effective method for testing products?

Improving Modern Software Development with Customer Feedback

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Last month, Coding Sans shared the insights of almost 700 tech survey respondents in their 2019 State of Software Development report. The wonderful nuggets of information in the report shed light on the challenges involved with modern software development.

What to do if you only have $100 to spend on User Testing

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User testing is a bit like sports. Quite often getting your product tested by real people is skipped because of budget constraints and exploding costs in development. But user testing doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. Now back to testing.

Feature Flagging: Your Secret Weapon in Continuous Customer Testing

Centercode

Software testing teams often find themselves sacrificing quality for speed when it comes to getting updates out on time. Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve explored how professionals are using customer testing to scale their resources and manpower within continuous delivery.

The Black Mirror Test – Roisi Proven on The Product Experience

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Roisi Proven is a true product person: she has a penchant for imagining the worst, which she’s turned into a superpower to put all of her product decisions through a rigorous ethics test. Ethical frameworks for product development. The Black Mirror Test.

How Technology Drives the Evolution of Beta Testing

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We may associate the idea of beta testing with Google, Microsoft, video games, and other tech with roots in the late 20th century, but IBM cemented “beta” as far back as the 1950s. The Many Faces of Beta Testing. An industry survey revealed over 90 names for pre-release testing.

Three Common Beta Testing Tools That Eat Up Test Managers’ Time

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The results of the 2018 Customer Validation Industry Survey backed up what we already knew: time is a precious commodity that test managers don’t have a lot of. Responses from over 300 companies showed how and where today’s testing professionals are spending their time.

Automated vs. Manual User Testing – when to choose what?

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As a Quality Assurance Manager, you’re fighting daily with testing websites or software during the build process, as well as after launch. With this comparison between automated vs. manual testing, we want to help you to make a quicker decision what to use. What is Manual Testing.

Solving Product Development Challenges With Product Review

Mind the Product

Telenor has limited resources to spend on developing digital products. Each product is assessed by its level of completion of the requirements for each stage of development, and this assessment translates into the categorization of the product.

Mobile Testing on iPhoneX – What Developers Need to Know

Amir Rozenberg

From a developer perspective, that innovation may not have been as popular. The introduction of the notch made it confusing for app developers to know exactly how to develop the app. Testing your app on the iPhoneX presents even more difficulties.

Mobile Testing on iPhoneX – What Developers Need to Know

Amir Rozenberg

From a developer perspective, that innovation may not have been as popular. The introduction of the notch made it confusing for app developers to know exactly how to develop the app. Testing your app on the iPhoneX presents even more difficulties.

3 Tests for Great Product Messaging

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If you are a Product Manager and have developed some messaging, of course you would like to know if your product messaging is really going to be effective and resonate with your customers. Fortunately Bill is here to provide us with three tests that.[continue

How QA Testing is Moving Up in Today’s Agile Value Chain

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In the past, the core goal of testing is to find bugs and fix them. But the dynamics of IT and testing landscape have changed now. Agile QA approach and user experience driven development (UXDD) have taken modern software development and testing by storm.

Test-Driven Product Management at an Early-Stage Startup

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Today, it’s common to hear people talk about testing early-stage products like it’s a bad thing. You can’t build a better product just by A/B testing button colors, no. Clarify and test your company’s values. You do this through testing.

Daniella Patrick – Innovation Lab Product Development

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In her ProductTank NYC presentation, she discusses her team’s role at their company and how they go about identifying problems and developing solutions. At Accenture, Daniella is a part of a design team whose primary goal is to research, ideate, prototype, and test solutions to improve the experience of their candidates, employees, and alumni. Daniella’s team operates with a process of ideating, prototyping, testing, and learning.

The 3 Big C’s of Agile Development and Testing

Amir Rozenberg

When thinking about adoption of agile schemes, some of the common concepts that come to mind are Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Continuous Testing (CT). Naturally, this is also very frustrating to developers and testers.