Social and collaboration applications have become the driving force behind all manner of personal and business communications across the world. Whether it’s email, social networks, professional networks or collaboration platforms, both private and professional users require instant, reliable access to shared information in all its formats.
With high functionality and privacy assurances also imperative for strong uptakes of social and collaboration applications, thorough security and usability and mobile application testing is a must for all companies in the field. BugFinders has the solution.
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Challenges for Social & Collaboration
Software issues are always bad news, but when it comes to social networks and collaboration platforms with high numbers of users, they are simply unacceptable. Keeping ahead of busting bugs identified by extensive software testing is the only way to ensure that users’ privacy is protected, security is ensured, and usability is streamlined and consistent.
Some other challenges for social and collaboration apps:
Ensuring functionality is intuitive and user-friendly
Keeping the product reliably operative, even during aggressive release cycles
Ongoing security and privacy compliance, including issues associated with third-party API integrations
How we help
The BugFinders crowdsourced usability testing solution means that your application will be put through its paces in real-world environments, quickly flagging up any performance issues that will affect your users. Our global community of more than 55,000 software testing experts across 145 countries enables us to match the right testers with your target user demographics, and find the issues that you need to fix where they matter most.
Real-World User Testing
Social and collaboration applications are designed to be accessed on-the-go in all manner of locations – at home, at work, in restaurants, on the train, the bus, out on the street. There are of course, differing network connectivity levels in all such locations, so it’s imperative you know how well the user experience stands up when signals are poor in these real-world environments. There’s simply no way to gather this information with in-house software testing. The BugFinders application crowd testing network will test all possible scenarios across multiple devices in real-world locations and provide you with the data you need to identify usability issues.
The sheer size of our crowdsourced testing community means that BugFinders are able to test your social and collaboration applications across a multitude of devices quickly and decisively. It’s imperative for the success of social applications that they are supported across all devices, in all locations. We select a broad range of mobile app testers based on location and device-specific criteria, ensuring that the right results are generated for you to make improvements.
Custom Testing Teams
Your social and collaboration applications are targeted at specific user demographics, which means you need a software testing team that matches up. The extensive BugFinders professional application testing community has the ability to pair the most appropriate custom software testing team to your specific needs, and provide you with actionable reporting on the real-use-case performance and usability standards of your platforms.
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