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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 was a...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
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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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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
Inspired by LadBible's legendary "Last Lolly Standing. Which Lolly Will Be The Last To Melt?" and as we are already melting in our offices during the hottest summer of the century - we decided to do our very own ice cream melting test this week. Following our claim -...read more
Every quarter, the Dutch e-commerce organisation Thuiswinkel releases numbers to their market research regarding all things ‘home shopping’. It tells a lot about the state of e-commerce and the direction online retail is heading towards. For today's blog post, Dennis...read more
Testbirds, as one of the members of the German UPA (German Chapter of the Usability Professionals Association) is proud to inform you about an interesting webinar taking place tomorrow with my former Master Thesis Professor – Prof. Dr. Sarah Diefenbach. In her Webinar...read more
The Testbirds story is a classic startup dream come true €7 million is a lot of money. It is the amount of money we were able to secure as a new investment this June. Having secured our fourth round of financing, it seems like a good moment to look back and recall how...read more
Light bulbs, toothbrushes, watches, and even toys: Nowadays, more and more everyday items are connected to the internet. However, the quality of these products often doesn’t match the customers’ expectations – therefore, testing smart devices before their launch is...read more
Gaming is more popular than ever. With over 250 million players worldwide, eSports is recognized as a real sport by the International Olympic Committee and could even be a medal event at the 2024 Olympics. The gaming market is growing strongly as well: With a revenue...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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