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UI and UX UI and the Need to Meet User Demands

This customer-centric mindset might be most important when it comes to the user experience and user interface. With so many different available options on mobile devices, if users don’t like the way your app runs, looks, or functions, they’ll drop it before you get a chance to update anything.

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Josiah Renaudin
A voice-activated home device and a smartphone voice assistant Testing Next-Generation Digital Interfaces

With chatbots, facial recognition, voice integrations, and more, digital interfaces have a complex software side. With concrete examples from the market, Amir Rozenberg offers new approaches for embedding quality and test activities into the development cycle when dealing with this new generation of digital interfaces.

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Amir Rozenberg
baby crawling Is Your Child Meeting Development Milestones? The CDC Has an App for That

There are apps that track everything from your fitness goals and calories consumed to the whereabouts of your spouse. However, if you have a young child from age 2 months to 5 years in your life, the free CDC Milestone Tracker is a pretty good mobile app for tracking your child’s development.

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Pamela Rentz
path to influence Influencing Quality in Non-Technology Companies

Digital campaigns are everywhere today—every discipline, every service provider, and even mom-and-pop stores are exploring and investing in their digital presence. Rajini Padmanaban examines the technology investments being made by non-tech companies and the role that testers can play in influencing quality.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Dog food in a dish Have You Eaten Your Own Dog Food Lately?

How often do you use your company’s website? It’s important to periodically “eat your own dog food”—that is, use your own product or services in order to work out the kinks so your customers don’t have to. A good user experience can mean the difference between someone using your product over your competitor's.

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Payson Hall
stealth bomber The Balance between Being Stealth and Being Public during Product Development

While end user data protection is important from a business to customer perspective, businesses themselves have their share of data protection problems. Organizations need to find the balance between being in a stealth mode and being too public during product development.

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Mukesh Sharma
Magic Bench The Disney Research Mixed Reality Bench Is More Than Magic

Disney Research's Magic Bench, which previewed at SIGGRAPH 2017, demonstrates the magical possibilities of mixed reality by combining physical space—a bench—with virtual space, allowing a single user or a group to share the same experience and see, hear, and feel animated characters.

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Pamela Rentz
virtual reality headset Gearing Up to Test in the Augmented and Virtual Reality World

With close to $9 billion being funneled into virtual reality investments in the last five years and the number of users buying these devices continuing to rise, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) sectors are important areas in which testers should focus their efforts.

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Mukesh Sharma