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As you've probably read in the previous blog post about the design of chatbots, I recently delivered a speech at a UX Monday event here in Munich. Stepping out of my comfort zone You can imagine that I was quite excited and happy about this great opportunity, however,...read more
As a user experience (UX) professional, visiting one of the great UX Monday after-work events has been on my agenda since I moved back from London to Munich. The event is set up to facilitate exchanges between UX professionals, designers, product managers, developers,...read more
More and more connected home devices are becoming part of our everyday lives, whether its controlling your heating from outside your home, turning your coffee machine on whilst still in bed, or seeing who’s at your front door through your mobile device. A lot of...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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As 2018 is coming to an end we look back over the year that has passed and a few of the many exciting moments we’ve experienced. The most impactful news of 2018 was the latest round of investment into Testbirds’ future - €7 million geared mainly towards further...read more
Shopping for Christmas presents can be so stressful! Did you already buy all the presents on your lists? Christmas is coming surprisingly fast this year, so you decide to save some time by shopping online. You found some cool stuff for your parents and added it to the...read more
Today’s market for digital products is highly competitive. This has given rise to the necessity for companies to provide a high level of user experience (UX) in order for their websites, apps, connected devices and other software have high rates of user adoption. But...read more
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
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
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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