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Mobile Applications


TJ Exploring Usability Testing for Mobile and Web Technologies SOLD OUT
Rob Sabourin,
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:30am

It’s not enough to verify that software conforms to requirements by passing established acceptance tests. Successful software products engage, entertain, and support the users' experience. Goals vary from project to project, but no matter how robust and reliable your software is, if your users do not embrace it, business can slip from your hands. Rob Sabourin shares how to elicit effective usability requirements with techniques such as storyboarding and task analysis.

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Concurrent Sessions

T10 Bridging the Gap in Mobile App Quality
Costa Avradopoulos, Capgemini Consulting
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:15am

Today, an alarming 65 percent of mobile apps—more than 1.3 million—have a 1-star rating or less. Why? The majority of development organizations have neither the right processes nor access to the devices required to properly test mobile applications. If not addressed, these deficiencies will have a major impact on the quality of the apps the organization develops. In addition, users are intolerant of problems and quick to switch to competing apps. Costa Avradopoulos explores how to address the unique challenges of mobile testing, starting with adopting the right test strategy.

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T16 Ensuring the Performance of Mobile Apps—on Every Device and Network
Steve Weisfeldt, Neotys
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

Applications today are accessed over myriad network configurations—wired, wireless, and mobile networks. Deployed applications may deliver different content and functionality depending on whether the user is accessing it via a browser, smartphone, or tablet. Steve Weisfeldt explains how these combinations significantly impact the performance of applications, creating a previously unseen set of testing challenges.

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