Outsourced Software QA is a Smart Business Decision

Outsourcing is one of the most difficult decisions a company can make. Whether you’re an established brand or a start-up, your goal is to intelligently deploy capital on ‘things’ that grow your business. Make the wrong decisions and you risk losing revenue. Make the right …

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Stress Testing for Love

Holidays can be a challenge to your online presence. Whether you’re an online retailer or a dating website, any form of e-commerce can suffer from unpredictable spikes in site traffic and heavy transaction volume during holiday seasons. Combine random peaks in traffic with everyday pressure …

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API Testing: Best Practices and Sage Advice

API is acronym speak for Application Programming Interface and its full name is a good description of what it does. An API is a user interface to an application where the intended user is another program. The most common uses of APIs are in ecommerce …

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Load and Performance Testing: A Super Bowl Cautionary Tale

The 2017 Super Bowl came with an ad from a virtually unknown construction supplies company, 84 Lumber. It was intended as a recruitment ad but contained a strong message about immigration. The 90-second ad aired just before the halftime show and directed viewers to a …

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Testing OTT Streaming Media is a Challenge. Here’s Why.

The name for multimedia content that’s delivered online and on demand to viewers is over-the-top (OTT) media. OTT differs from traditional methods of delivering video content in that it employs regular HTTP servers and network infrastructures to deliver video as small files over transmission control …

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6 Major Pitfalls of Crowdsourced Software Testing

If you’re considering crowdsourced software testing, you may just want to hit the pause button and read this first.
The crowdsourcing concept has been growing in popularity for quite some time. These days, you can crowdsource everything from a new product to your kids’ batman-themed …

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Quality Assurance for Analytics: 4 Steps to Avoid Big Headaches

Accurate business intelligence on how your brands are perceived and what drives your customer base is critical to your business’s success. That’s where Analytics comes in. Analytics is the process of discovering and interpreting meaningful patterns in data monitored from an ongoing process. It uses …

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4 Advantages of Accessibility Testing for Web and Mobile

Accessibility is the next frontier for website and mobile apps. The hundreds of millions of people who are visually, hearing, or mobility impaired have limited access to online resources and technology. Accessibility testing determines how well your app can be understood, navigated and used, regardless …

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