Welcome to Testing Reality – all the news about testing websites, apps and IoT applications
The 2019 edition of IFA Berlin is wrapping up, after showcasing the newest consumer electronics with a focus on artificial intelligence. (Trade) Show Me What You Got! Although co-innovation carries forward as a given theme from last year, one of the main topics at...read more
On September 4th, 2019 we hosted our first Usability Speedtesting MeetUp in our Munich office. Five companies, five test objects, five testers, and pizza and beer – these were the ingredients of a lively and insightful event. Our goal was to bring companies and...read more
We have big news! This year you can meet a tester from our crowd at our dmexco booth on 11th and 12 of September in Cologne. Bring your digital product and get it tested. Moritz will test your website and share his thoughts with you while performing your test case....read more
About the blog
This is the official Testbirds blog. We write about trends, issues, challenges and developments within the digital industry as well as Testbirds as a disruptive company.
Testbirds started in Munich, Germany, but has become an international company. This is why our posts are primarily in english.
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CNN and The New York Times – certainly two very big names in the news industry that know how to present themselves. To show you the capabilities of crowdtesting, we chose those two websites as UX testing subjects for our crowd. The reason? Because we truly believe...read more
Cross-device testing is a crucial key success factor in our multi-device-landscaped world for improving the effectiveness of our online businesses. Maybe its beneficial impact is often a bit underrated, and that is why we already wrote about multi-device usage and the...read more
...at least as you know it.“Conversion rate optimisation (CRO) is a system for increasing the percentage of visitors to a website that convert into customers, or more generally, take any desired action on a webpage.” This is how Wikipedia defines the pretty...read more
…the BMW Group! Today we are excited to announce a comprehensive contract. First, let me start at the very beginning. Our journey started with end-to-end testing of BMW Motorrad’s Connected App in 2018 and from there, the story began. How Crowdtesting Helped Improve...read more
As you might have picked up already, in July we address E-Commerce testing a lot on our Testbirds blog. In the last weeks we already tackled down some different testing methods: we emphasized the importance of cross-device testing due to the ongoing mobile-shift,...read more
Did you know that global revenue in eCommerce still is growing with an annual growth rate of 9%? I didn’t. Honestly, I thought we have long since reached a point where online market coverage is somewhat completed and revenue only increases by basis points. But in...read more
43% of all order cancellations of online purchases are due to technical malfunctions. This statistic makes it abundantly clear how often not even the basic functions at webshops are working. It also makes me want to bluntly state the following: Through thorough...read more
Want to find out which software products and programming languages we use at Testbirds? Here we give you an insight into our tech stack for test automation. This tech stack is fully independant, and 100% Open Source. On 7th of June our colleague, Felix Kuperjans,...read more
We need to talk about mobile commerce usability and cross-device testing! Yes, it’s no news, that mobile commerce is on the advance and buzzwords like mobile first, responsive design and seamless shopping are long since replaced by others like machine learning and...read more
Testbirds specialises in the testing of software such as apps, websites and Internet of Things applications by using innovative technologies and solutions. Under the slogan, “Testing Reality. Real users. Real devices. Real time”, the company offers various testing methods to its clients looking to optimise the user-friendliness and functionality of their digital products. With over 400,000 registered testers located in 193 countries, Testbirds is one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers. In addition, the IT service provider utilises cloud based technologies to support customers in the optimisation of their digital products. The combination of the two testing methods delivers a unique and extensive portfolio that takes the quality of software to the next level. Testbirds was founded in 2011 by Philipp Benkler, Georg Hansbauer and Markus Steinhauser. Today, the company has over 100 employees. Other than its headquarters in Munich, there are now offices in Amsterdam, London and Stockholm, franchises in Hungary and Russia and sales partners in Italy.
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