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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
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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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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
Last week, we were at the Test Automation Days in Utrecht. We had some very insightful chats, learned a lot at interesting keynote speeches and are really happy with the attendance at our talk about the installation of a test automation infrastructure at Raiffeisen....read more
IoT continues to transform everyday objects into complex technology, evolving how we interact and experience the world. As more and more companies transform their digital products into connected devices, breaking down the barrier between man and technology, it’s...read more
You might already be familiar with our Device Cloud, our full offering of cloud-based testing solutions. Whether you need to test automated or manually, our Device Cloud offers the latest in real devices from actual end-users, virtualisation and emulation. We have the...read more
We’re excited to announce our participation in another upcoming event, Test Automation Day, which takes place on the 19th and 20th June, 2019. We´re also very excited to share our thoughts and experiences about “Test Automation in a Continuous World”, the event’s...read more
Today, we want to talk about manual testing, because it has a lot of advantages and use cases in which test automation simply can’t compete. Everybody’s talking about test automation (including us in this recent blog post)– after all, it’s fast, reduces long-term...read more
These days at Testbirds, we’re talking a lot about chatbots, machine learning, and conversational agents. While these topics have always interested us, a lot of the excitement is due to the fact that a few weeks ago, we announced a new partnership with Cognigy, the...read more
Throughout its existence, Google developed into so much more than just the search provider it initially started out as. I’m sure you’ve all used Chrome, Android or YouTube, or maybe even bought a Pixel phone, Chromecast or Google Home. Unmistakably so, Google forms an...read more
Meet us at Kap Europa, Frankfurt at the German Testing Day 2019. Visit our booth and listen to Felix Kuperjans, Technical Lead Device Cloud, speaking about a complete Selenium Techstack built with open source software. German Testing Day is one of the most important...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 4.0 – The Next Generation of Quality. Powered by Crowd and Cloud Technologies”, the company offers various testing methods to its clients looking to optimise the user-friendliness and functionality of their digital products. With over 250,000 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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