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Mobile App Development Is Transforming Testing Processes Within Enterprises

Published: 01 November 2016

ID: G00315266

Analyst(s): Joachim Herschmann

Summary

Delivering compelling mobile experiences is key to accelerating the digital transformation in businesses. Application leaders who are modernizing software development must adapt development and testing processes in the enterprise to meet and exceed customers' quality and usability expectations.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Higher expectations for mobile app quality increase the chance that application leaders will fail to satisfy users and business sponsors
  • The heterogeneous and dynamic infrastructure of mobile apps can cause application leaders to be unprepared for widespread app failures
  • Mobile app testing requires new techniques and technologies, which can cause application leaders to underestimate delivery times and costs

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