Wed.Dec 28, 2022

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Web Development vs App Development: Things You Must Consider For Projects

The Product Coalition

Explore-things-web-development-vs-app-development Are you confused about web development vs app development while creating a digital application? Explore more to define web vs mobile development further. Web development vs app development: it is a software development option that business operators are deciding to choose. They might be confused about which method is the best for reaching out to, connecting with, and serving their customers.

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2022 on Inside Intercom

Intercom, Inc.

Well that was quite the year. We’ve made it to the end of 2022 – 12 months in which everything changed for the tech industry. After booming for the best part of two decades, a number of factors coincided to transform the SaaS landscape and tech more broadly. Like so many other companies in the space, Intercom was also affected by these difficult economic headwinds.

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5 Ways to “Recession-proof” Your 2023 User Research Plan

UserInterviews

5 realistic and actionable strategies to help you keep user insights flowing in 2023, plus tips to navigate budget cuts and economic uncertainty in a downturn

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Beta Testing Must Evolve to Support Agile and DevOps

Centercode

As teams introduce Agile and DevOps development practices that emphasize continuous release into their organizations, they’ve taken massive strides to improve the speed and velocity of software development. Like the software they produce, all practices need to keep pace with changes within the industry.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Three Secrets to Secure Budget for Customer Success and Fuel Durable Growth

Gainsight

Everyone in SaaS is battoning down the hatches and preparing for an economic storm. But now is the time to set yourself up for smooth sailing once we reach calmer waters. . T he technology industry, specifically SaaS, is in a tricky position, but the companies that emerge stronger after the downturn will be the ones that take initiative now and preemptively prepare.

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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. In our interview with Jason Arbon, CEO of Test.

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5 Essentials for App Beta Testing

Centercode

Apps are both readily accessible and everywhere. Go into a grocery store, a mall, a transit station, and you’ll see apps for everything from shopping to parking to public transportation. Like me, you’ve probably installed dozens, if not hundreds of apps on your phone or tablet over the last few years.

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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. During the game, the online retail giant unveiled the mystery behind its cryptic teasers to millions of viewers.

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3 Components of a Successful Trade Show Announcement

Centercode

Planning on doing a trade show announcement for your newest product? You’re definitely not alone. The buzz surrounding tech events like CES, IFA, and CEDIA (to name a few) makes them incredibly effective venues for product announcements.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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5 Mistakes People Make When Writing Surveys

Centercode

One of the best methods for collecting feedback as part of your customer validation process is using surveys. Surveys can very quickly deliver a snapshot of what people are feeling or thinking about your product or certain features, but a badly written survey can leave you with more questions than answers.

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Beta 101 Podcast with Pragmatic Live

Centercode

Running a successful beta test isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming either. Emily Hossellman, Centercode’s director of marketing, guest stars on Pragmatic Marketing’s podcast to talk about some of the essentials and best practices of running a successful beta test.

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6 Tips for Kicking Off Your Software Test

Centercode

Beta tests have four basic stages — planning, kickoff, managing, and closing — and each has its own best practices. We recently discussed planning your software beta test, so this week we’ll get into what you should do during kickoff to ensure a successful test. Kicking off your software beta test is an exciting stage.

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As Homes Become Smarter, Beta Testing Becomes More Important

Centercode

Between smart hubs, thermostats, security systems, lights, and everything in between, homes and offices are getting smarter. On average, a U.S. consumer owns just over seven connected devices (including smartphones and tablets), and nearly one in five owns a smart home device.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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5 Ways Beta Testing Can Fuel Your PR Campaign

Centercode

Usually when you think of beta testing, you think of things happening behind the scenes — catastrophic bugs getting fixed, features being reworked because testers hated them, or documentation being rewritten because it was confusing.

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6 Tips for Assigning Tasks That Your Testers Will Actually Complete

Centercode

One of the most effective ways to obtain feedback from beta testers is to ask them for it in the form of tasks. A task is a specific activity you can assign to your beta testers that they can perform and report back to you on.

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6 Steps to Get Your Testers to Complete All of Their Activities

Centercode

It doesn’t take much for inactive testers to affect your data, especially when it comes to analyzing forms of directed feedback (like surveys or tasks). Even if a small percentage of your testers opt out of responding to a mandatory activity, it can affect your data in a big way.

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Are Users Leaving Their Fitness Wearables Behind?

Centercode

There is nothing more sinister to the success of a new tech product than the dreaded abandonment rate. Whenever a cutting edge tech product launches, there’s a flood of early adopters who are interested in being the first consumers to own and use the product.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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4 Tips for Building Great Beta Surveys

Centercode

One of the most important tools a beta team has at their disposal are surveys. An effective survey can help a team qualify testers, obtain user insights, and quantify tester attitudes during the test. Surveys can even be an effective way to increase participation with your beta testers.

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4 Points To Make To Your Boss About Beta Testing

Centercode

You’re a product manager and the release of the product you’ve been working on is right around the corner. Before the big day, you want to run a beta test to make sure the product works perfectly. The problem is, your CEO isn’t familiar with beta testing and has some concerns.

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5 Expectations to Establish with Testers on Day One

Centercode

A common mistake new beta managers make is to assume that testers instinctually know what they’re supposed to do during a beta test. In truth, most testers (even the ‘naturals’) need guidance. It’s up to you to provide that guidance so your testers can hit the ground running when your test starts.

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5 Tips for Closing Your Hardware Test

Centercode

The closing phase of any beta test is an exciting time. You’ve done most of the heavy lifting, you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, now you just need to finish it all up.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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6 Tips for Managing Your Hardware Test

Centercode

Once you’ve planned and kicked off your hardware test, you need to focus on managing your test day-to-day. Hardware tests usually have small tester teams, so you need best practices in place to help you maximize the contribution of each of your testers.

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3 (More) Red Flags to Look for in Your Beta Applicants

Centercode

When you announce a beta test, you’ll likely get many more applicants than you actually need to participate. So, you’ll need to decide which candidates would be the best testers for your project, and there are many good attributes that you’ll first want to look for.

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6 Red Flags to Look for in Your Beta Applicants

Centercode

When finding and recruiting the right group of people to beta test your product, there are a number of positive character traits and behavioral tendencies that you’ll want to look for. We’ve discussed many of these traits before, both on our blog and in our Beta Tester Recruitment Kit.

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3 Tips for Kicking Off Your Hardware Test

Centercode

Beta tests have a few basic stages: planning, kickoff, managing, and closing. There are best practices that go with each of these stages. Last week we discussed planning your hardware test, so this week we’ll get into what you should do during kickoff to ensure a successful test.

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!