There is no ‘I’ in App Development

March 31, 2015

App development may have originated with lone programmers working away in their bedrooms to deliver new social media platforms, games or workflow tools, but we are a long way past that now. When delivering an app aimed at thousands or even millions of users, it is a collaborative, team process. However, when this process encompasses [...]

  

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How Infostretch Can Help with Selenium Mobile Testing

March 24, 2015

The app economy is huge. In fact, as Apple’s Q4 2014 results show, the app industry now supports double the amount of people as Hollywood does. With over a million apps available in both the App Store and the Google Play Store, there is a lot of competition for user’s time. An app that crashes [...]

  

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Mobile App Security and its Impact on Development and Testing

March 17, 2015

We use mobile apps to help us with virtually every aspect of our lives – calling a cab, keeping in touch with friends and family, staying up-to-date on current events, and even to deliver our groceries.  Many of us also use mobile apps for banking and financial transactions, and we store credit card details and [...]

  

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The Apple Watch: New Challenges for Developers

March 10, 2015

Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably noticed that yesterday Apple finally launched its much-anticipated smart watch. Although there is still much debate on the long-term impact of this new device and its price point, one thing is for sure, it will sell millions. We never really grow up, do we? That [...]

  

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The Demands of QA in Agile Development

March 9, 2015

Agile development has a more obvious place in mobile than any other type of application development.  For those applications with a large enough audience, they will have a continuous stream of feedback.  Addressing those bugs and issues while implementing new suggestions and features at the drop of a hat is the perfect set-up for agile [...]

  

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Why Testing Wearables is a BIG Idea

March 3, 2015

Wearable technology is exploding.  We are starting to see it appear across so many industries – healthcare, fitness, lifestyle, security, gaming, travel – you name it and there is a wearable device and app that already exists or is currently being created.  All to help make your life easier, and more connected.  But what about [...]

  

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The 5 Big Mistakes in Enterprise Mobile App Testing

February 24, 2015

No-one is pretending that developing and testing an enterprise mobile app is easy.  But avoid these five big mistakes and it will go a lot smoother. 1. Choosing function over form Getting your back-end systems synced and responsive might feel like it is the bulk of the development.  In truth it is only 50% of [...]

  

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Impact of Internet of Things on Mobility and Mobile Testing

February 19, 2015

The Internet of Things now has a strong foothold in our world. If your business is not prepared for it now, it’s already behind. It’s no longer something that we talk about as a futuristic concept, with the proliferation of wearable devices, connected appliances, connected cars, and even connected clothes, the IoT stage is firmly [...]

  

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Is Your Healthcare App Safe Enough? Are You Sure?

February 10, 2015

Seemingly, every company from sporting goods manufacturers to medical insurance providers to smartphone makers are getting into the heathcare app game.  Healthcare apps are big news and big business.  A simple Google search for “healthcare app” returns 210 million entries. It is a fiercely competitive market.  Yet, whatever the business challenges for app developers, the [...]

  

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Beyond Mobilization: Emerging Perspectives on Managing Your Mobile Brand

October 30, 2014

The Ubiquity of Mobile Consider this, by 2020, there will be more than 50 billion connected devices across planet earth enabling our ‘smarter’ existence. The future of BYOD states that 70% of mobile professionals will conduct their work on personal smart devices by 2018(Source: Gartner). Obviously, this will result in proliferation of various line-of-business apps [...]

  

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