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UAT Infographic: A Tale Of Two Startups

by 
Ash Conway
Mar 15, 2017
This infographic explores how two very different testing philosophies can impact the trajectory of your startup.
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How website usability affects conversions

by 
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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Testing beyond coding

by 
Bugwolf Team
Jan 1, 2017
Perhaps the single most important element in software testing is to produce a functional piece of software. You want what reaches the customer or the marketplace to be as free of bugs as possible.
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Testing software for nonfunctional performance

by 
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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Building consistent user interface

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Ash Conway
Oct 13, 2016
From the viewpoint of software development, interface exists to enable human beings to communicate with and use software. This is so true that the average individual judges the quality of an application by the quality of its interface. It doesn't matter how well the program may perform its designed functions, it will still be rejected if the interface is not well designed.
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Important touch points in website development

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Ash Conway
Sep 18, 2016
The Internet has become a vital part of society. It is the Library of Alexandria of the 21st Century. More people are going online every year and no business can avoid the need to reach customers and do business through the Internet. The website has gone from being an adjunct form of advertising, to being the image that any given business presents to the world. Consequently, building the right website has become an important part of any successful business plan.
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The importance of humans in software testing

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Ash Conway
Aug 21, 2016
Software testing began as a human activity and has evolved, right along with coding, to embrace an increasing amount of automation. The pressure to automate is quite strong. It speeds the development process and cuts costs, at least most of the time. But is it always the go-to solution?
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The growing importance of user acceptance testing

by 
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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7 ways to improve mobile user experience

by 
Bugwolf Team
Apr 20, 2016
When designing for the mobile experience it is important to remember that we human beings aren't really good at focusing our attention. We are generally better at scanning our environment because that was how our ancestors survived and kept out of reach of tigers. Mobile devices such as iPhones and tablets are actually a bit harder to use because smaller screens require greater focus, which can actually shorten attention span. Yet, Google's latest study indicates that use of mobile platforms is on the rise, do to the need for quick and convenient interface. Here are seven ways you can improve your visitors mobile user experience.
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The best way to develop UAT test cases

by 
Bugwolf Team
Apr 19, 2016
User acceptance testing is vital because, ultimately, the quality of any software is determined by the user. This is why it is important to develop realistic and useful test cases. These cases should be based on both careful interviews with users of the system and monitoring of the environment in which the application will be used.
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Assembling your UAT team

by 
Bugwolf Team
Apr 9, 2016
Ideally, UAT testing should provide the opportunity to uncover any remaining bugs, and to test usability directly in the operational environment. These tests should generate a confident certainty that the software will function as designed when it goes live. However, this isn't always the case.
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Understanding the customer's journey on your website

by 
Bugwolf Team
Feb 17, 2016
Customer interest and successful conversion depends on how easy it is to move through your site. A well designed customer journey is vital if you want to increase your conversion rate.
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