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What is usability testing? And, why it’s time to stop making assumptions.

Problems arise when we make assumptions that aren’t based on insights; like who your customers are and what they're actually looking for. Even if you know your target audience extremely well and have an accurate idea of their wants and needs, there’s only a finite amount of time to engage and satisfy them. Because according ...

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Usability testing|

Your release testing process shouldn’t stop at launch – and here’s why

You wouldn’t serve a dish without tasting it, right? That’s because no matter how closely you follow the recipe, there’ll always be variables you can’t account for. Well, the same can be said for the release testing process. The in-house testing environment isn’t a real-world “kitchen” and your product manager’s palate probably differs from users. ...

By |April 12th, 2022|Categories: Crowd testing, Post-release testing, Website testing|

Globalisation and localisation testing – it’s not what you think

Think of globalisation and localisation testing and it's easy to imagine something like Google Translate. Of course, Google Translate is clever. But it doesn't quite capture the context behind languages and cultures and users are likely to end up feeling “lost in translation”. The difference is, globalisation and localisation testing leave no gaps for interpretation. ...

Alpha and Beta testing: everything you need to know

Un-beta-able - what’s better than alpha-beta testing? You’re probably familiar with Alpha Beta testing by now. After all, the terminology has been floating around since the 1950s - back when IBM started A and B testing their ideas. And although the computing giant isn’t necessarily the tech leader it once was, this type of testing’s ...

By |March 9th, 2022|Categories: Exploratory testing, Usability testing, Website testing|Tags: , |

National Careers Week 2022: An interview with Digivante’s CSO

National Careers Week 2022 is currently taking place in the UK. We grabbed this opportunity to interview our Chief Strategy Officer, Conor Whelan, about his career, how he got into QA and testing and what skills are important for anyone looking to start a career in QA. Conor is being interviewed by his Digivante colleague ...

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Interview|Tags: , |