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We are proud to call ourselves winners of the Technology Fast 50 Award by Deloitte, as one of the fastest growing Tech-Scale-Ups! We already knew that our growth was outstandingly fast and once again, we've received confirmation of this. This means we are amongst the...read more
It's no secret that the digital world is highly competitive today. The only way to have a chance at success in this over saturated marketplace is if your digital product stands out above the rest. One way to accomplish this is by providing a strong user experience....read more
Applications that can process natural language are very much in vogue right now. Conversational agents like text-processing chatbots and speech-processing virtual assistants have long since become an indispensable part of everyday life for many people: as practical...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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The World Health Organization estimates that about 15% of the world population lives with a disability, however, designing an accessible user experience benefits not only users with disabilities, as accessibility tends to correlate with overall usability. In addition,...read more
Typography is one of the most important and one of the most neglected aspects of written communication. When we read a text we rarely reflect on what the text actually looks like – unless something is wrong. The importance of typography carries over into the realm of...read more
As the balance between offline and online sales is tipping towards the online side of the scale, the importance of a well-functioning webshop is constantly increasing. You want to attract and serve as many customers as possible by improving and optimising your...read more
If you think about the apps you use regularly, there’s a common denominator: something just makes them easy – and even pleasant – to use. It can be hard to put your finger on what it is, but it definitely has something to do with UX, the user experience. User...read more
As a founder of a Munich-based startup, the famous Bits & Pretzels convention is certainly on your agenda. Recently, I had the chance to be a part of it and deliver a pitch on stage. If you are interested in my pitch you can watch it here: Besides the pitch, it...read more
Last year I was searching for a new job in Munich, and I didn´t use the standard way of sending my application to companies to do so. Instead, I wanted to get more information about companies that caught my attention due to their business models or vacancies. So I...read more
After rounding off the latest edition of IFA Berlin, the trends of the past year have come to light and the global reach of the event seems larger than ever before. One of the trending topics this year is co-innovation, also called cocreation, and IFA Berlin...read more
At Testbirds, we help companies and organisations to optimise their digital products and services. We do this for all kinds of clients throughout all sectors and verticals. Within finances and insurances, the need for good working software is evident. From Amsterdam,...read more
As every year, gamescom - the largest gaming event in the world - opened its doors in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday, August 22nd. Every year, more and more international and well-known companies decide to appear as exhibitors at gamescom. In 2018 a new record was set...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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