Welcome to Testing Reality – all the news about testing websites, apps and IoT applications
Ah, the end of another test cycle! Wait, no - the end of another year, that’s what it is. It’s difficult to keep testing out of your head once you’ve realized that practically everything can be tested and improved if you take a good enough look - but right now, we’re...read more
It’s the Super Bowl for retail. The biggest shopping day of the year. The peak season for e-commerce. We’re talking about Black Friday! Today is the official day but most retailers have rolled out their fresh deals in advance and already started the big countdown for...read more
Here it is, the last part of our masterclass in partnership with Business Reporter. Today, Philipp Benkler, CEO and Co-Founder of Testbirds, talks about our core service - Crowdtesting - and why we believe it’s THE way to go, following our mission to create digital...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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Are you thinking about testing the quality of your digital product but don’t know where to start? That’s why we’ve compiled the most important steps of conducting a successful QA test. In our last blog article “What is QA Testing and Why Do We Need It?” you found out...read more
Does my software have any bugs or issues? This is probably the most frequently asked question when developing a new product - and if it’s not, then it should be. That’s how important quality assurance is. In times when products are so similar that you can barely tell...read more
The shopping extravaganza from the US – Black Friday – has become one of the biggest shopping events of the year. Even though we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in Europe and have no long weekend, we somehow still feel the urge to buy and buy and buy on Black...read more
Since 2011, we help our customers create digital products people really love. When Philipp, Georg, and Markus founded Testbirds 8 years ago, testing and testing methods were different from what we know today. Back then it was mainly developers and maybe a few other...read more
Small but excellent (and with a pretty long name) - that is how I would describe the Magna Telemotive Software Solutions Symposium that we attended on October 10th. Besides being CTO and a Founder of Testbirds, I’m also a huge car enthusiast. So for me, the topic of...read more
We’re more than happy to celebrate a big milestone in our Testbirds company history - our Crowd recently reached an unbelievable 400,000 testers! When Georg, Markus, and Philipp founded Testbirds in 2011, the few testers we had were located mainly in Germany, Austria,...read more
If you haven’t heard of Research & Results, you’re way out of the loop! This trade show is definitely the hottest event of the year, on par with the Nobel Prize, the Rugby World Cup, and Oktoberfest. Everybody who is somebody will be there. All jokes aside,...read more
At this year's Bits & Pretzel conference everything was centred on impact. And who better to talk about impact than 44th US President Barack Obama? You could cut the tension with a knife in hall C1 before the opening of the 5th founder festival Bits &...read more
You know, being a Munich-based company can be really tough - especially during the two weeks at the end of September and beginning of October. Why? Because you can’t be a Munich company without visiting the Wiesn with your clients. With our Munich office located right...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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