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MWC is one of the highlights for us at Testbirds every year. We love going there to network, to get updated about the upcoming mobile trends, devices, models and features and to talk about new innovations in mobile testing. Most importantly - we absolutely love the...read more
As we wrote in one of our last posts, this year we will attend again the Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry! The event will take place from February 26th until March 1st in Barcelona. We are already very excited on the...read more
Which smartphones will be announced at this year's MWC? That's THE question for the mobile-savvy community and currently, the rumours are heating up. One thing is for sure: We will see some brand-new devices with exciting features. But which ones will it be? We dug...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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“Terms from the world of IT explained” is a series of blog posts that explain the origin of common IT terms. We often use them in our daily life, but do we know where they come from? The second part of this series will explain what a “cookie” is and will give you some...read more
Let’s talk about UX! Meet us at #dmexco17 for expert insights and a chance to win a UX workshop including €4,000 testing credit! On September 13th and 14th, Europe’s digital world experts will meet in Cologne. As there will be a full program of practice oriented...read more
Virtual reality is transforming the world around us. From gaming to cinema, virtual reality provides an unprecedented experience by placing the user in a literal world of fantasy. However, due to the level of immersion of VR, it is essential that there is a rigorous...read more
In a fast growing firm, there is often a lack of clarity concerning who is doing what and who is in charge of what – between and even within departments. This is because new tasks and challenges come up on a nearly daily basis and a lot of the functions that huge...read more
“Almedalsveckan” (Almedalen Week). An 8-day political event in Gotland, Sweden that attracts 40 000 visitors. This is where all of Sweden’s most influential politicians, journalists, and industry leaders meet. More than 4000 events, seminars, and meetups are organized...read more
The Deutsche Telekom uses test automation with Testbirds. In the video on the cooperation Alexander Gunnar Kiefer, technical project manager at Deutsche Telekom GmbH, shows the reasons of using test automation, explains the benefits for the telecommunication company...read more
Start-up, Scale-up, Business Angel, Unicorn, Venture capital – What do all these terms describe? Let’s have a guess… maybe “start-up” or “scale-up” is a kind of a call to action? No, it is not. “Business angel” and “unicorn”,...read more
Only 15 percent of employees in an IT company are female – that is the reality in German IT firms according to BITKOM. Quite few, right? That is why in this edition of our blog series “Women in IT” I would like to talk about women in the IT sector in general and at...read more
It was J. R. R. Tolkien who wrote: ‘Not all those who wander are lost’ and this rings true when it comes to exploratory testing. Many in the industry believe exploratory testing is the future of manual testing – especially for Agile processes. And chances are you’re...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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