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Bugwolf - improving business function with User Acceptance Testing

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Bugwolf Team
Dec 1, 2017
User Acceptance testing is the final stage in quality assurance and quality is no longer simply, “Does it work?” Usability has become a part of functionality.
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What makes a usable mobile app

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Ash Conway
Feb 17, 2017
The sheer growth of digital devices over the last 20 years has made information more accessible than ever and greatly increased the need for new applications to not only process that information, but to accomplish new tasks and tasks that were once done manually.
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How website usability affects conversions

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Ash Conway
Feb 9, 2017
Usability can actually be a marketing tool. The more informative a website is, the more likely it is that a potential customer will remain long enough to convert. A high quality site also makes it easier for the customer to interact, thus minimising website abandonment, and these aren’t the only ways that user friendliness and usability increase conversions.
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The purpose of usability testing

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Ash Conway
Jan 31, 2017
Usability testing is no longer treated as just something that needs to be done at the end of website or application development. It is now an important element that is present, at least to some degree, throughout the development cycle.
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Design guidelines for mobile usability testing

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Ash Conway
Dec 2, 2016
Testing of mobile applications for usability is an important part of software development. The point is to design tests in such a way that the application's usability can best be confirmed. This requires understanding what the common requirements for usability are as well as how those requirements may change from platform to platform. This article will give you a good idea of what application standards should be tested for.
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The challenges of WCAG 2.0 compliance

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Ash Conway
Nov 8, 2016
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines provide a series of recommendations for making websites more accessible. The purpose is to ensure that people who are physically challenged or who have cognitive or learning disabilities can access web content on an equal footing with everyone else. The WCAG guidelines also improve usability in general and promote a quality web experience.
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How to design your digital product for success

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Ash Conway
Oct 30, 2016
We live in an ever evolving digital world. As digital technology spreads across the landscape, it becomes increasingly difficult to design digital products that can compete in the modern marketplace. Still, there is a way to design your digital product for success. Whether that product is a website, an app or an online community, you can increase the chance of its success by following certain guidelines.
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Principles of website accessibility testing

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Ash Conway
Oct 28, 2016
Generally, web site accessibility is governed by guidelines put forward by the World Wide Web Consortium, sometimes known as the W3C. And then there are some governments that put forth accessibility guidelines. However, there are certain principles that exist regardless of the regulations. If these principles are known then it is fairly easy to know what you should be testing for.
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Testing software for nonfunctional performance

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Ash Conway
Oct 15, 2016
The purpose of nonfunctional testing is to go beyond the input and output of an application to determine how well it meets system requirements. Nonfunctional testing determines how well an application interacts with the the environment in which it is intended to function.
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Using the right software testing method

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Ash Conway
Sep 23, 2016
We human beings like to break everything down into patterns. The idea being that if you follow the same pattern you will always get the same result. This isn't always true. In software testing, there's simply too many variables for their to be a one size fits all, paint by numbers, system that will always find every bug.
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Keys to testing for user experience

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Ash Conway
Sep 15, 2016
User experience is the make or break point of any application. Ultimately, it is the user who determines the quality of an application. This is why testers try to make testing scenarios as realistic as possible and to address mistakes that users might make and how users might approach the application. It’s a matter of getting into the user’s head and the best way to do that is to be the user, at least in spirit.
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The growing importance of user acceptance testing

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Bugwolf Team
Apr 21, 2016
The importance of user experience testing has grown in direct proportion to the complexity of what is being tested. There was a time when software UAT didn’t even exist because software did not exist. There was no such thing when Charles Babbage started work on his “difference engine” way back in the early 1800s.
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