Testbirds.de offers Testbirds.de crowdbasiertes testing for apps and Web applications Munich, 02.03.2012 presents a new study to the current testing of apps. The article shows that the quality assurance for mobile apps long has not yet achieved the level of testing by normal applications. Smartphone reconditioned computers In 2011 worldwide for the first time more smartphones and tablets sold as desktop PCs and laptops. The market volume for apps in Germany is 7.24 million per month. Since 1 January 2010, whose growth moves unabated in the double-digit range (per month!).
10 million German citizens take advantage of apps already on your Smartphone, tendency rising. New apps spring up like mushrooms from the ground. Pull out this development company KonseQuenZen: mobile apps and Web applications are now to the standard program. On average, the budget for 35,000 app development is. What is striking, however, is that for testing an app 4,333 lediglich to the Available will be issued. These are only 12% of the development budget.
This resulted in the survey, the Testbirds between SepTEMBER 2011 and November 2011 together with a studentischen team at the Technical University of Munich has led through. It interviewed 300 people from the app industry. Test, but test good and especially: cheap! More results of the research project show that the satisfaction testing of apps and Web applications is rather low. Especially with the time required and the associated costs, nearly 50% of those surveyed are dissatisfied. Only a third of the participants stated to use third-party products or emulators for the testing. Three quarters of all respondents can test their apps only within your own organization. More results of the study can be viewed online at. Testbirds.de promises to remedy the problems to ensure the quality of apps can be resolved by Testbirds.de using the Internet crowd. Learn more about this with Dr John Holtsclaw. Lets a company using its apps and Web apps check Testbirds and its crowd through its paces, offers him the following benefits: cost savings experienced testers all devices quick and precise feedback from the crowd is thus any socio-demographic target group desire just covered. From the digital native”about the sport to the business man is about. Is tested, for example, the online store of sporting goods manufacturer, the focus on sports is”people. The costs are kept relatively low thanks to the efficiency when compared to other, internal Testingmethoden. All devices with all combinations of manufacturer, operating system, version, browser, provider, display size, etc. can be controlled. An all-encompassing such testing is difficult with the conventional methods impossible. About Testbirds.de Testbirds.de is a company headquartered in Munich and has focused on testing apps for mobile devices, smart phones (Apple iOS, Google Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry OS) as well as Web applications (online stores, CRM systems, etc.) specialized. Testbirds.de uses crowdsourcing”, to solve problems of modern Softwaretestings. Through a large pool of the leisure time testers, as well as experts, all combinations are available at any time. The crowd finds bugs and provides valuable feedback to improve the usability of the software.