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Market Guide for Crowdsourced Application Testing Services

Published: 30 March 2015

ID: G00275200

Analyst(s): Susanne Matson , Gilbert van der Heiden


Crowdsourced application testing services — crowdtesting — is an emerging area of opportunity for sourcing managers and application managers looking for alternative delivery models for application testing requirements, especially for emerging technologies.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Reducing Cost and Speed to Market
  • Skills Shortage
  • Consumerization
  • New Technologies
  • Innovation

Market Analysis

  • Possible Use Cases

Representative Vendors

  • Full Service Providers
    • Cognizant
    • IBM
    • QualiTest Group
    • Wipro
  • Vetted Communities
    • 99tests
    • Applause
    • Base2 (Crowdtest)
    • Bugcrowd
    • BugFinders
    • Crowdar
    • Crowdsourced Testing
    • Crowdtesters
    • Lionbridge
    • Pass Technologies (Passbrains)
    • Revolution IT
    • Testbats
    • Topcoder
  • Unvetted Communities
    • Blur Group
    • Elance
    • Mob4Hire
    • Pay4Bugs
    • PeoplePerHour
  • Overview of Vetted and Unvetted Crowdsourced Testing Services Providers

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