Testing Strategies for Ensuring the Success of Mobile Applications

Daniel Hartveld, Red Ant; Amichai Lesser, Shunra; Toby Marsden, Hewlett Packard
The use of mobile applications to conduct day to day business is set to increase exponentially over the next few years. Jupiter Research estimates that 1 in 8 will use mobile ticketing in 2015 and up to 1 billion will access financial services. Yet many companies have yet to develop a robust testing strategy for mobile applications

Testing mobile applications is complex. Not only do test teams have to validate the functionality of the mobile application, they also have to consider their performance under load as well as across multiple devices, carriers, operating systems and geographies. This requires test teams to adapt existing test methodologies and processes to ensure consistent behaviour across many environments

Challenges include:
-Evaluating the need for emulator-based or real device testing solutions
-Coping with varying bandwidth and user loads
-Identifying optimization opportunities for mobile application clients and infrastructure to ensure that applications remain responsive under challenging mobile network conditions and increasing load
-Post-release monitoring

Join HP, Shunra and Red Ant for a lively and interactive panel debate where we will be discussing the business impact of mobile functionality and performance across various sectors including finance, automotive, retail and consumer goods. In addition the experts panel will discuss best practices in implementing a mobile performance engineering framework to ensure companies are successful with their mobility projects.
May 23 2012
46 mins
Testing Strategies for Ensuring the Success of Mobile Applications
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