Eggplant Blog

It’s Here! Eggplant Functional Support for iOS Gateway 4.4.

12/19/17 / by Jon Flowers posted in test automation tools, Digital Experience

1 Comment

It’s not often you hear dev teams shouting from the rooftops about a relatively minor software release. (Actually, developers rarely shout in the first place, except when playing a lively game of foosball.) But we think this one is pretty cool.

Read More

"Only intelligent automation in testing will deliver disruption."

10/18/17 / by JB Brockman posted in App testing, test automation tools, Digital Experience, Test automation, AI

0 Comments

We recently commissioned a study of 750 development team leaders in the UK and the U.S. to gauge the extent of the pressure today’s organizations are experiencing with respect to app development. On the same day that we announced our App Gap research results—revealing that almost half of businesses feel the pressure to launch often untested apps—we hosted the first in our series of our Digital Automation Intelligence Roadshows.

Read More

Avoid the App Scrap Heap

9/25/17 / by John Bates posted in App testing, Customer Experience, Digital Experience, Test automation, UI testing, AI

0 Comments

You can find 28 million apps on Google Play and 22 million in Apple’s App Store. Yet, nearly one in four people who download an app use it only once. Apps are incredibly slow under certain circumstances, don’t work in key parts of the workflow, and have less-than-optimal usability. The app scrap heap is growing because many organizations are still testing to ensure code quality, not a superior user experience (UX).

Read More

Use AI to Power Your Testing and Delight Customers

9/18/17 / by Antony Edwards posted in App testing, Digital Experience, IoT Testing, User Testing, User experience testing, AI

1 Comment

A new study of 600 testers reports that 91 percent of test teams are struggling to meet increased user expectations compared to 12 months ago, and 66 percent said that test automation needs to expand beyond just test execution to keep up with business demands. The new study, conducted by Kickstand across the U.S. and U.K. on behalf of Testplant, generally identified that app dev teams are feeling the pressure to innovate and deliver high-quality user experiences quickly.

Read More

Testing is Broken. Let's Fix It.

9/13/17 / by John Bates posted in Digital Experience, User Testing, AI

3 Comments

If you’re in the software development and testing realm, you know how rapidly things have changed in a short amount of time. Digital business is here to stay and companies in all sectors are disrupting their business models and undergoing digital transformations to stay relevant. They’re turning to agile development approaches and DevOps to spark innovation and rapidly deliver new, cutting-edge products and solutions that meet evolving customer desires.

Read More

[Video Interview] Testing Must Change to Support Mobile & IoT

5/2/17 / by Milli d'Hangest d'Yvoy posted in Customer Experience, DevOps, Digital Experience, IoT Testing, Quality assurance, Test automation, User Testing, Mobile testing, software testing

0 Comments

TestPlant CTO, Antony Edwards, was interviewed by Mobile World Live at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year. Antony talks about the key trends in mobile and IoT, and how testing needs to change in order to be more focused on UX. 

Read More