Front-End Testing: How to Test Your Website Layout

The Product Coalition

It’s time to start front-end performance testing. This article will be super helpful for you if: You’re a front-ender who just started this thrilling, misery, and filled with pain front-end testing journey! Front-end testing is no exception.

Testing Business Ideas, By David Bland

Mind the Product

David Bland, co-author of Testing Business Ideas, spoke about his process in writing his book. True to his craft, he tested the content of his book as it was written. The post Testing Business Ideas, By David Bland appeared first on Mind the Product.

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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. Getting started with User Acceptance Testing. When & why User Acceptance Testing is needed?

A Beginner’s Guide to A/B Testing

TryMyUI

A/B Testing is an invaluable resource to make the right decision for an application, web page or web app. This guide to A/B testing will enrich all web developers with invaluable information. The post A Beginner’s Guide to A/B Testing appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

7 Common Types of Software Testing

Usersnap

Most developers have no clue about how testing is actually done, and how valuable the understanding of software testing basics can be for developers who really want to excel in their careers. 7 Software testing approaches that will make you a better developer. Black-box testing.

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.

Planning a Test Automation Strategy Based on the Test Pyramid

Modus Create

How many tests do we need? These are frequently asked questions on teams that decide to adopt test automation as a practice to improve quality and speed up delivery. This article will briefly describe a test strategy to answer those questions. Test Pyramid.

How To Get Started with A/B Testing

The Product Coalition

Keys to A/B Testing I recently hosted a webinar on the keys to A/B testing and how to structure these components for a company. Therefore, what follows is a rough outline for how I approach A/B testing when I join a company or when I get started.

Beta Testing vs. User Acceptance Testing: When to use which?

Usersnap

Beta testing and User acceptance testing (UAT) are two of the most common types of tests to validate your development before launching your SaaS product or website. “Do Beta Testing vs. User Acceptance Testing: What’s The Difference? Test For More Than Bugs.

Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.

Getting Started with Test Automation Initiatives

Modus Create

Test automation has many applications and benefits, helping to lower costs, speed up development, and raise the quality of your product. In this article, I’ll cover getting started with test automation and what needs test automation has from different parts of an organization.

Experimental Design For Product Testing?—?Important Concepts and Considerations

The Product Coalition

Experimental Design For Product Testing?—?Important The use of controlled experiments to understand and test ideas also extends to the online world, in the form of A/B testing. This article assumes a basic understanding of A/B testing.

Tracking your A/B tests

Mind the Product

This is the second of two posts that deep dive on A/B tests, expanding on a talk I gave at Google Playtime 2016 in London. In the first post I explained how to step up your A/B testing , and in this post I’ll look at how using a tracker spreadsheet can help you manage your A/B tests and better retain learnings from past ones. There are several benefits that a tracker gives you: Forces you to think through the details of a test. Test overview.

How to Effectively Implement API Testing

Modus Create

Test automation experts use API testing to receive quick feedback and improve product quality. This article will share why API testing is a necessary component of your automation suite and what the benefits of implementing API testing are. What is API Testing?

Turning Trial Users Into Successful Customers

Speaker: Daniel Foster, Strategy Lead, TechSmith & Vic DeMarines, VP of Product Management, Revenera

TechSmith’s Snagit Strategy Lead, Daniel Foster, will share how he leveraged product usage data, segmentation, and targeted onboarding messaging to improve trial users’ experiences. He will discuss his experimentation with onboarding communications to lift trial conversions.

Still Trying to Improve User Experience in Your AB-Tests?

The Product Coalition

product-management ab-testing data-science experimentation analyticsHow to design good Hypotheses that make sure your Experiments deliver Business Value Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Top 10 user testing stories of 2020

TryMyUI

The post Top 10 user testing stories of 2020 appeared first on TryMyUI Blog. Musings Partners & Stories Design Thinking Usability Testing UX StoriesThe top 10 most read posts on the TryMyUI blog from 2020!

Dealing With Common User Testing Challenges

ProductCraft

As product teams move to a more customer-centric approach, user testing is becoming increasingly important. Your team should provide end users with the opportunity to test the product thoroughly and engage with. Best Practices PM Role Product Teams User Research User Testing

Stepping up Your A/B Tests

Mind the Product

This is the first of two posts that deep dive on A/B testing, expanding on a talk I gave at Google Playtime 2016 in London. In this post I share some of the learnings we’ve had after running 60+ A/B tests at Peak , looking at each step of the A/B testing cycle in turn. When we started out A/B testing 12 months ago at Peak we ran tests by the seat of our pants. We were loosely defining tests, which meant they took longer to run than they should have done.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

be able to capture in a proposed price, and it’s a good test. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

Testing Business Ideas – David Bland on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

He joined us on the podcast to talk about how to create focus around what matters to your users by using different testing methodologies – a topic he and Alex Osterwalder cover in their book, Testing Business Ideas. Testing business ideas. Testing Business Ideas, by David Bland and Alex Osterwalder: US , UK , DE. She has worked on a diverse range of products – leading the product teams through discovery, prototyping, testing and delivery.

Implementing DevOps with the Help of QA Testing

The Product Coalition

In the DevOps scenario, the QA team integrates into the software development and testing process to ensure the seamless development of infrastructure, process smoothly, and make sure all changes function as expected. Why is QA testing needed when implementing DevOps? Plan the tests?—?

Six guidelines for successful prototype testing

Userzoom

I’ve run usability testing for over eight years now, and I keep reviewing prototypes that are quite limited. Testing prototypes at an early stage and failing fast is excellent. Just don’t expect a massive amount of insights if users cannot do much with them, you are asking them the wrong questions or you only run one test. Besides, running usability tests on prototypes requires a different approach than testing a live site. Prototype Testing User Researc

How to Execute Effective Automated Tests

Modus Create

Automated tests can help to speed up delivery, reduce errors, and save testing engineers time to run comprehensive and complex tests. What is Automated Testing? End-to-end or UI testing is one of the many approaches for testing a web application.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Testing Business Ideas: Out Now!

Strategyzer

“When I have a business idea, I want to be able to rapidly test it, So that I don’t build something nobody wants.". Tools Testing Books

When A/B Tests Aren’t Enough, By Scott Castle

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Scott Castle (VP & GM at Sisense) shows us how we can use data other than A/B tests and clickstreams to build products with longer, more complex user flows.

Mastering Business Testing: Formulating Strong Hypotheses

Strategyzer

However, each building block of your business model and value proposition represents an area of risk that needs to be tested: Customer segments, key resources, channels, value propositions, revenues and costs. Testing

Localization testing: why does your app, game, or website need it?

The Product Coalition

And that’s why localization testing exists: to prevent these very situations. Localization testing is usually not the first thing that development companies consider. Let’s take a closer look at localization testing, what the most essential steps are, and why you need it.

When Life Gives You Lemons Make PM Lemonade: Surviving Product Management During Crisis

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Keynote Speaker, Author & Entrepreneur

We are all going through challenging times. In fact, the entire way product managers work has completely changed. The work/life balance of PMs is being tested; managing a product team and various roadmaps virtually adds to the list of current challenges. Meanwhile many professionals are exploring if pivoting into product management is a career path for them. Frankly, it's hard to find great resources to learn more about leveling up your product management skills. Well, when life gives you lemons, make PM lemonade!

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? As such, an A/B test can often tell you if a proposed new feature or design change is a good or bad idea before committing to it permanently. Common elements for testing include headlines, text, images, colours, buttons, layouts, and features.

Beta Testing Success Is About More Than Just Processes

Centercode

It’s been decades since product developers first started using beta testing. Just like QA uses automation to keep up with rapid development, companies have realized that customer testing needs some assistance (i.e., Delta Testing: Combining Tools and Processes.

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? I think what I’ve seen as the most effective thing is thinking about the goals that you’re trying to kind of get out of your testing. I think there are a variety of ways to think about how to test new products.

How to test business ideas

BrainMates

Product Managers know how important it is to test business ideas and new products before proceeding with a full scale launch. However, what is more difficult is knowing how to test, how long to test for and what to look out for when you test your business ideas.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.