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How to Choose a Mobile Application Testing Service Provider

Published: 04 June 2015

ID: G00273010

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


Application development managers are under intense pressure to maintain high-quality mobile applications. Use of testing service providers is becoming more frequent. Mobile application testing differs from traditional testing offerings, and there are best practices to address these differences.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Mobile Testing Partners Based on All the Aspects of Complex Mobile Testing Requirements
    • User Experience
    • Determine the Approach Through Bimodal
    • Skills
    • Providers
    • Reusable Assets
    • Tool Market Is Not Yet Standardized
  • Follow an Agile, Iterative, Flexible Approach When Developing Your Sourcing Strategy
  • Select Service Providers Possessing the Right Testing Skills, Methods and Practices, and a Proven Track Record in Mobile App Testing

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