Mobile Applications

The Mobile Testing Checklist

Provided by HP Software

Category Mobile Applications

Type White Paper

Length 8

Publish Date August 08 2016

Date posted January 24 2017

Overview

No matter the industry, mobile consumers judge their mobile experience on the speed of response and the quality of service they receive. The complexity is hidden behind user-friendly application interfaces, leading to a feeling that everything is simple and should work flawlessly. Every product and project manager must rethink the way they approach the mobile app lifecycle—inclusive of products, processes, and business models—and focus on the user experience. Mobile app developers and testers understand that selecting the right solution for—beyond mobile app testing—user experience testing can be a daunting task.

 

Mobile testing is inherently more complex than traditional software testing.

• More complex because mobile apps need to survive ongoing and continual changes of the run-time environment, new devices, new operating system releases, etc. Any and all of these can expose multiple problems with existing apps, which then need to be updated to maintain the status quo. Active apps demand constant care even if the functionality does not change.

• More complex because of our users’ freedom of choice, their context, and expectations.

The ground reality is that mobile app testing tool evaluation should not be merely reduced to scripting or functional testing. A balanced approach to assess tools with a user experience mindset is an imperative. Review the mobile testing checklist, are you implementing the best mobile testing solutions.

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