State of Test Automation 2020-2021

As we enter a new decade, having a semi-satisfactory mobile presence is no longer optional. Automation has become a necessity for mobile teams to achieve higher levels of quality for their mobile apps. Kobiton conducted a survey to better understand the state of testing today and how automation is leading companies through release timelines and budget, and how it affects various companies and QA teams of different sizes.

COVID-19: Global Impact on Mobile QA

COVID-19 has ushered in an unprecedented impact on economic and operation norms. QA teams are facing challenges ranging from team collaboration and communication to limited access to previously available resources, such as devices.

Buyer’s Guide to Mobile Test Automation

Organizations have to adopt mobile testing and test automation if they wish to stay relevant. It’s no longer a nice-to-have; it’s a must-have. This guide aims to serve as an introduction to mobile test automation and will serve as an ideal starting guide as you embark on this journey.

The Mobile Experience Imperative of Digital Transformation

The mobile experience can no longer be considered as an after-thought to other channels like desktop web when it comes to Digital Transformation and the Customer Experience.

A Guide to Performance Testing in Mobile

With Mobile becoming a crucial revenue-driving channel, mobile performance testing is critical. This eGuide provides a deep dive into the different kinds of testing and measurement tactics, looking at what they are and why they are important.

A Guide to Visual Testing in Mobile

Ensure visual perfection for every paying customer. This eGuide reviews the different methods of visual testing in mobile, and the importance of achieving a perfect visual output, consistent across all devices and form factors, to drive adoption of your mobile application.

BYOD: The step you probably overlooked

The benefits of BYOD are plenty: productivity, lower hardware and management costs, etc. But BYOD implementation is just the tip of the iceberg. Have you considered a strategy for making sure mobile apps work on hundreds of different device types?

QA Survival Guide: Coping with DevOps Road Rage

The pressure is on to release more, faster, and with better quality. This is made possible by the implementation of mature DevOps processes....processes which can not be slowed down by the QA cycle.

1.6 Trillion Reasons Why Insurers Need a Digital-First Strategy

Insurance companies are conservative by nature. They don't like change, but seismic digital disruption is grabbing their attention quickly. Today's consumers demand a tech-enabled Customer Experience (CX) and won't settle for less. When they don't get what they want they leave you for the other guys. Insurers that build a digital-first strategy in an offensive move to fend off relentless competition will see HUGE economic benefits.

4 Game-Changing Trends Retailers Can't Ignore

If retail CTOs expect to get past the digital troll, they must keep these four game-changing trends top-of mind as they prioritize their technology investments this year and beyond.

Top Trends Forcing Enterprises to Revamp How They Test Software

“Build more apps! Test more devices! Find more bugs!” and “Oh, we are releasing in minutes now, not weeks.” Sound familiar? If you’re feeling bottlenecked by digital and the rapid acceleration of DevOps/Agile, you’re certainly not alone. An increasing number of disruptive trends have forced software organizations to revamp their mobile app testing processes. The result is an uncomfortable shove into Automation Testing and “release-less” builds. ...

7 hidden Costs and Fails of Legacy Mobile Testing Labs

Some of the biggest names in mobile cloud testing are swindling you. Fact. Their outdated technologies can’t keep up with the accelerating demands of modern mobile app development and the growing need to nix app abandonment across more digital platforms, shrinking release cycles, and near-zero user tolerance for Crapps (that’s ‘crappy’ + ‘apps’). Yet, legacy testing clouds including AWS, SauceLabs and Perfecto continue to charge a fortune for capabilities you’ll...

Security First: How Mobile App Developers Can Prioritize Security While Retaining Speed to Market

Most mobile app developers assume they’ve had no security issues to date, so their process must be working. They assume they’ve performed at least adequate QA and testing, and everything seems fine. Their thinking seems sound, but the facts indicate those assumptions don’t hold up.