Product businesses today need to stand up to the agility and scale in order to keep up with the demands of its users. This calls for unmatched quality assurance, reduced time-to-market, and reliability - something the traditional QA process may not deliver. Eventually, the creation of a Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) represents your commitment to quality.
Do not fail because you failed to ask for help.
We all know the failure rates among startups are high. Very high. Some estimations put the failure rate at as much as 90%, which could be as many as 120,000 companies a day.
What is most concerning about those failures is how frequently they are attributed to inexperience. That might be domain inexperience, capitalization inexperience or product testing inexperience.
With social networks, media streaming, mobile shopping and food delivery at our fingertips, it’s easy to see why we are addicted to our smartphones. At the touch of a button on their smartphone, consumers are able to make a purchase from the comfort of their own home, making time for things more important than standing in line at a crowded store.
This clearly illustrates the importance of digital technology in our daily lives, so much so that businesses around the globe have taken advantage over the years. Companies began to market on social media channels, quickly increasing brand recognition. The huge spike in adopting digital technologies has increased the importance of delivering high-quality digital products.
Are you doing all you can to make your software stand out?
Every day of every year, 6,140 new software apps are released on Google Play for Android alone, according to Statista. Switch to the Apple app store, and you will find a further 1,434 added daily. And that is just the mobile market.
Those are the raw numbers behind the clichés we hear about “ever-increasing competition” and “rapidly evolving markets.”
Digital technology faces its sternest test when it is applied to our health. The benefits of speed, accuracy and automation are balanced against the responsibilities of consistency, reliability and mobility.
Those who work in the medical software domain are charged with walking the line between innovation and regulation. Every potential advance in medical device sophistication faces a gauntlet of regulations before it ever gets tested within the realities of the commercial market.
Outsourcing QA has proven to be highly beneficial for the software industry. When companies partner with an outsourced testing provider, they can save money, produce higher quality software and have access to expert QA engineers with hard-to-find skill sets. As with any endeavor, outsourcing also has its challenges. Some of these challenges, or 'pain points,' are more common than others. QASource's engineers have gathered the most common challenges software companies face and have shared methods to overcome these obstacles.
Check out QASource’s latest infographic below to read our expert engineer's tips on how to solve the 4 most prevalent pain points of outsourcing QA:
For years, India has been the go-to-destination for offshore QA. Many leading U.S.-based software testing companies, including QASource, have made India home to their testing facilities. In our latest infographic, QASource breaks down the top 6 reasons why outsourcing to India makes the best business sense.
One of the main challenges startups face is accomplishing critical functions when there isn't enough money, resources or time to staff properly. While it's inevitable that members of a startup wear some different hats, there comes a point when it's unsustainable to continue doing this at every level if the organization wants to grow. It makes more sense to outsource. But which functions does it make sense to contract out? Let's look at 5 areas.