As headlined in The New York Times only a couple of weeks ago, the Iowa Caucus debacle was “a systemwide disaster…” and the “app used to tabulate votes may have been inadequately tested.” While additional facts are still coming out, the entire nation watched as there were major delays obtaining and reporting on the Iowa results. And then there was uncertainty as to whether or not they were accurate. While the intent of creating this app was supposed to be positive – to enable simpler more streamlined reporting, faster – we know that’s not at all what happened. And, that’s not exactly how you want your new mobile app rollout and brand to be remembered.
QA test execution can only be as strong as the strategy you have in place. One of the best QA practices we’ve noticed across many software companies actually happens before any testing begins. By implementing a strong plan with thorough processes, every member on your QA team knows what to deliver, when to deliver it by and why it's important.
But how do you know if your strategy is sound?
With the release of new mobile operating systems Android 10 and iOS 13, the device adoption trends have evolved. In this newsletter, we have summarized the operating systems and device adoption trends in the United States and Worldwide. This information would assist engineering teams to plan their tasks.
In today's world, web applications play an important role in acquiring customers, and that is why a growing number of companies are migrating their traditional front and back office applications from desktops to mobile or web-based interfaces. In order to provide great end-user experience, apps have to work as expected.
When you think of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool, the first to come to mind is Salesforce. That’s because the biggest players across all industries - from cybersecurity and medical technology to financial services and retail - choose this CRM solution to sustain customer relationships. And because Salesforce is designed to help businesses deliver personalized experiences to every customer, companies of all sizes can implement CRM tools in their sales, marketing and commerce practices.
Salesforce tends to win over its competition in the CRM space because of its customizable implementation and integration with other applications such as service cloud, security, outbound messaging, Apex programming, web portal, web services, social media and data loader - just to name a few.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than just a thing. It’s become a global phenomenon that’s revolutionizing our perception of the online experience in relation to our connection with the real world. The internet is no longer exclusively for computers, smartphones and tablets when everyday devices as simple as toasters and coffee machines are elevated to “smart” status.
And it’s not going away anytime soon.
A big change the software industry has seen in the past few years is solving infrastructural and operational issues in an automated fashion. Large organizations like Amazon and Netflix are doing so by embracing DevOps techniques. DevOps is evolving at a rapid pace, making adopting DevOps necessary to stay ahead of your competitors and be ahead in the growth curve.