Increase app downloads with the help of user psychology

StudioTeam

Sure, those are important, but to reach those goals, first, you have to get people to download your app. The million-dollar question is: how to increase app downloads? Why aren’t you having enough app downloads? However, in this article, I’d like to take the users’ point of view and map out the underlying mental steps of downloading an app. These are paramount for reaching your ultimate goal: increasing app downloads. .

5 Types Of User Acceptance Testing

Usersnap

This article is brought to you by Usersnap , a user testing tool that helps you to communicate visually. The methodology of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is pretty straight-forward. The implementation itself requires some in-depth knowledge on the available types of User Acceptance Testing, though. User Acceptance Testing is the process of verifying that a created solution/software works for ‘the user’ This might sound easy enough but, in practice, it isn’t.

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Choosing Test Recorders for Web Automated Tests: Part 1 – Capabilities

Modus Create

When you already have a team of manual QAs or you do not want to hire test automation engineers, you may be tempted to use test recorders for automated web testing. In the first part of this two part series we will focus on the capabilities of test recorders. What are Test Recorders. A test recorder is a piece of software that allows quality assurance teams to record steps that they have executed manually with their mouse and keyboard in a browser.

Caavo Exceeds 250% Beta Test ROI with Centercode

Centercode

But the company’s founders weren’t convinced that their internal testing procedures were providing the coverage they needed. The leadership team created a beta testing program to solve that problem. Download your copy of the Caavo case study here.

10 Time-Tested Tactics for Mobile Beta Test Planning

Centercode

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. Before you start building your plan, set up 30 to 60 minutes to discuss your beta test goals with team leaders. Other Documents That Help with Mobile Beta Test Planning: Product plans.

TEI 296: Better product testing – with Luke Freiler

Product Innovation Educators

What product managers need to know about customer validation and alpha, beta, and delta testing. Product testing is about more than determining if a product functions properly or not. Luke has spent most of his career improving product 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. But the kind of feedback you get – and what you can ultimately do with it – draw a line between these two test types. There are three primary distinctions: Who’s performing the test?

5 Essentials for App Beta Testing

Centercode

Even my elementary school-age kids are downloading and deleting apps every single day! 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. Let’s take a closer look into some of the factors that make app Beta Testing unique, and a few key points on how to make sure your tests – and your next app – are wildly successful.

How to Decrease Beta Testing Costs by 40%

Centercode

You need thorough test coverage before release — that is, you need to see how your product’s features and functions perform with real customers in their actual environments. So how do you, a resource-strapped beta team, reduce the costs of customer testing without sacrificing thoroughness or compromising the quality of your product? Here’s how running your beta tests with Centercode improves opportunity costs based on your role in the product development process.

In-Lab Testing 101: A User Researcher’s Guide

Userzoom

As part of our UX 101 education series , where we discuss the different types of studies and research methodologies you can use with the UserZoom platform, we’d like to introduce our readers to the exciting world of in-lab testing! What is in-lab testing? As the name implies, in-lab testing is when you conduct a study with participants that physically come into your usability lab. What are typical use cases for in-lab testing? How does in-lab testing work?

What is tree testing and how can it improve your site’s usability?

Userzoom

In honour of us sprucing up our own Tree Test Results capabilities , we thought we’d update our classic beginner’s guide to Tree testing. Here we’ll be answering the following questions: What is tree testing? How do I run my own tree testing? What is tree testing? Tree testing is a research method for assessing findability within the hierarchy of a website or app. How is tree testing different from card sorting? Example of a Tree Test.

Managing the A/B Test Lifecycle

The Product Coalition

A view on everything we do while A/B testing, Except running the A/B test. Over the past year, my team has simplified and optimized our A/B testing process. This has resulted in better A/B tests definitions and communication, a reduction in the overhead of running A/B tests, and also much happier stakeholders and teams. 2018) Managing the A/B test backlog Every week, we go through our A/B test backlog in a 30 mins meeting. Download a copy.

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

Usersnap

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. As a QA tester or manager, how you scale up your skills to match today’s innovative challenges is the key to improving testing productivity and advancing your career prospects. . New testing platforms.

Delta Testing in Modern Product Delivery on Pragmatic Live Podcast

Centercode

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. In this podcast, Luke talks strategies for bringing the voice of the customer into agile environments through delta testing , or ongoing Customer Validation. Get Your Free Guide to Delta Testing.

What’s the difference between formative and summative usability testing?

Userzoom

When it comes to usability testing, many are unaware that there are two types of evaluations that can be conducted during the product design and development lifecycle. These are formative and summative usability tests. Formative usability testing tends to be more qualitative in nature.

Your Ultimate Guide To Successful Usability Testing

UX Studio

Here we’ll give you some guidelines and best practices, whether you’re just beginning to include usability testing in your processes or are setting out to up your usability testing game. Usability tests check if people can use a product. What is usability testing? Usability testing forms a user experience research method, usually a qualitative one, as the core of UX research. What is the purpose of usability testing? Testing competitors’ solutions.

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

Centercode

Here’s what our experiences with companies like Verizon, Charter, and Motorola can tell us about what goes into testing emerging tech. We’ll cover each one briefly in this blog post, but our downloadable CV crash course outlines the role each one plays in delivering relevant product insights. That’s why it’s critical that you move into the customer testing phase with a product that’s as feature-complete as possible. Environments: Testing Where Your Customers Are.

Rebooting Product Usability Testing for Much Better Insights

bpma ProductHub

Usability Testing – Something Has Always Seemed Off… Something has never seemed quite right to us about how product usability testing is done. No matter what is being tested, from software to cereal to screwdrivers, there is always a herd of elephants – in the room. With their rows of booths and test kitchens and cameras and glass, usability labs and focus group facilities are nothing like the places people actually use products.

The Testing Mindset – How to Find Product/Market fit

Mind the Product

You have to invest skillfully to test these assumptions. The smarter your investment in testing, the better your chances of product success. Here’s what we’ve learned based on our experience of adopting a testing mindset and seeing your way through innovative product development. Instead, many small tests have to be carried out in order to find your way towards product/market fit. And the less money you need to test an assumption the more bets you can make.

How much should I pay UX test participants?

Userzoom

Once you’ve successfully overcome the initial challenges of test participant recruitment , including what recruitment method to use , and how many people to recruit for your research , it’s time to think about compensation. If you’d like to know more about how UserZoom can help test, measure and improve your own site’s UX, please get in touch! The post How much should I pay UX test participants?

Meet the Centercode Managed Testing Services Team

Centercode

This week, we decided to ask our Customer Validation Managed Testing Services Team to weigh in. Reminding yourself that they have a life outside of your test will allow you to be empathetic as you encourage them to re-engage. Aligning your survey with your test goals in mind helps you steer clear of asking questions for the sake of asking questions. If I know when the test will end and when tasks need to be completed, I can be a better tester.

Increase Performance in Cross-Browser Testing with Zero Effort – Here’s How

Amir Rozenberg

Introduction Are you used to getting a certain amount of data from your testing practices? Did you know that today you can extract more data from your existing testing practice…with zero additional effort. Some of these include team structure, outdated perception of performance tests or the tools that are being used. In reality, when you’re doing this in cycle, the big changes will come from the content that is being downloaded. Mobile Application Testing

What the Amazon Beta Testing Ads Say About the CV Industry

Centercode

My two favorite moments during a mostly uneventful Super Bowl were 1) Tony Romo circling all of the “punts” and 2) watching the Amazon Beta Testing Program commercial. We now know that Mr. Ford had good reason to not be thrilled about the Beta Test. From rolling blackouts to a very enthusiastic hot tub, the Amazon Beta Testing Program commercial makes light of smart products – with all their hilarious shortcomings. Take a Minute to Request Your Free Custom Test Plan.

Build a Hybrid Mobile App in Jenkins/Travis and Test in AWS Device Farm – Part 1 of 3

Modus Create

Developers are always looking for a better way to test hybrid mobile applications’ performance across devices. Modus teams use Travis , Jenkins , and AWS Device Farm to run these tests. We’ll run that.apk file through Device Farm and run some basic tests against it using the AWS CLI. Run a specific set of tests against the.apk file using AWS Device Farm. View the test reports. AWS Device Farm Tests. Configure AWS Device Farm Tests. tests ???

3 Pre-Release User Tests That Prevent Failures in Voting Apps

Centercode

Didn’t they test it? All kinds of experts have weighed in, but the general consensus is that it simply wasn’t tested enough. This accelerated pace doesn’t leave much room for adequate testing. Alpha Testing. Beta and Delta Testing.

Quantifying Qualitative Research by Leisa Reichelt

Mind the Product

Usability Testing. We make decisions based on usability testing all the time. A popular method that has emerged is “Unmoderated Remote Usability Testing.” It allows you to get a lot of testing done without ever talking to a user directly, but it comes with a lot of pitfalls.

Increase Performance in Cross-Browser Testing with Zero Effort – Here’s How

Amir Rozenberg

Introduction Are you used to getting a certain amount of data from your testing practices? Did you know that today you can extract more data from your existing testing practice…with zero additional effort. Some of these include team structure, outdated perception of performance tests or the tools that are being used. In reality, when you’re doing this in cycle, the big changes will come from the content that is being downloaded. Mobile Application Testing

How lean usability testing can improve the user experience

The Product Coalition

One way to achieve this is through lean usability testing. What is lean usability testing? Lean usability testing helps identify usability problems and create value for customers, using limited resources. Lean Usability Testing is a cost effective way to achieve this.

VR In UX Research: All You Need To Know About VR User Testing

UX Studio

VR in UX research can serve as an individual tool to explore user needs and test complex user experiences. We collected some best practices for those looking to learn more about or just getting started with VR user testing. By building virtual prototypes of an environment or service, one can test the context in which users interact with a product. Applications of VR user testing in retail. It is now possible to build store layouts in VR first to test and compare them.

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4 Battle-Tested Ways to Improve Corporate Learning

Good Product Manager

Here are four battle-tested tips to improve corporate learning so your talent is ready for the technology-driven future that seems to be coming their way: #1. If you want to create a game plan to improve corporate learning, download The Top 10 Training Function Warning Signs to Pay Attention To. The post 4 Battle-Tested Ways to Improve Corporate Learning appeared first on LSA Global. Improve Corporate Learning to Improve Performance.

Engagement Workshop: How to Recruit Enthusiastic Testers

Centercode

Enthusiastic testers are game-changers when it comes to maintaining test participation throughout the course of your Customer Validation (CV) projects. Consider the hours that test managers devote to project planning, recruiting testers, writing out activities, and distributing surveys.

Everything You Need to Know About App Store Optimization

AB Tasty

But how do you actually get those precious downloads? A/B Testing Conversion OptimizationYou know that your app is awesome, and that people will love it. The answer is 'ASO'. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Everything You Need to Know About App Store Optimization.

Finding A New Tool to Develop A New Product

Mind the Product

We’ve also learned about how to get feedback on voice experiences when testing with children. Testing a Concept in the Field. We took two smart speaker concepts out into the field (homes where we could test ideas with kids) to give our research participants the opportunity to interact with something that might represent the product we were thinking about. If you’re interested in using our card deck for your own exploration, you can download it here.

Engagement Workshop: Identifying Friction with Your Tools

Centercode

Your feedback forms , surveys , and project workspace are more than just boxes you tick off of your test prep checklist — they’re an essential element of your Customer Validation project’s success. Download the Tester Engagement Pocket Map , a compact ebook for diagnosing the common causes of low tester participation. Test Management beta tester participation beta testing tools engagement workshop increase beta participation surveys tester engagement

Announcing the 2020 Virtual Customer Validation Conference

Centercode

This free, online event will focus on best practices and industry-vetted strategies for continuous product testing and ongoing customer engagement. Now, learn game-changing product testing skills that will turn that conversation into tangible strategies for bringing your customers to the forefront of product development. Downloadable content (kits, ebooks, best practices, etc.). Events continuous testing customer validation delta testing events software development

8 client collaboration tools for web development agencies

Usersnap

Long story short, let’s dive right in the list of top 8 client collaboration tools you should definitely test out! Despite the brand tweaks, Whereby is still a good old video meeting tool with an easy-to-use and intuitive interface with no need to download or login to the app. User Acceptance Tests Website Feedback client acceptance testing client collaboration client collaboration tools web development tools web development agency

6 Steps to Recruiting Participants for User Research

Centercode

Whether you’re gathering input for a usability test, a focus group, Customer Validation , or another form of user research, finding and recruiting quality participants makes a world of difference to the quality of your feedback. Many of the principles and best practices in the Beta Test Recruitment Kit apply to other types of projects. You can download the free kit in our resource library. What’s the secret to obtaining high-quality user feedback?

Engagement Workshop: Tracking Your Progress with Metrics

Centercode

Strong tester participation is at the heart of every successful Customer Validation test. But while everyone agrees that engagement is critical, only half of customer testing professionals say that they’re regularly tracking project participation. Along the way, it’s critical to track just how — and how often — your testers are engaging in your test. Download the Tester Engagement Pocket Map.

Auditing Web Performance Continuously with Gimbal

Modus Create

With Gimbal, safeguarding performance targets becomes an integration test. If an image isn’t optimized or its file size is large, a user will have to wait for this image to download and process in the browser, resulting in decreased performance. Gimbal is able to capture the memory used and configure it with a threshold so that the test would fail if the memory used exceeds this threshold.

Top Tech Traits Consumers Are Shopping for This Cyber Monday

Centercode

To Ensure Quality: Test Interoperability in the Real World. And to guarantee the high-quality experience their customers expect, makers are adopting continuous customer testing practices to validate the performance of new releases in the real world. Keep Learning Learn practical methods and strategies for aligning your customer testing efforts to agile development in Delta Testing 101. Download the Delta Testing 101 Ebook.