From Labs to Launch: The Journey of Google's Duet AI
We're exploring Google's progressively expanding beta test for Duet AI and their approach to beta testing.
The Twisted Definition of "Beta" in Gaming
With the Diablo IV beta weekends top of mind, we explore the debate surrounding the changing definition of "beta testing" in the gaming industry and the importance of transparency between developers, publishers, and players to rebuild trust and maintain the value of beta testing.
Finally, an Automated User Testing Solution for Product Professionals - Part 2
If you read Part 1, you already know that the Centercode Delta release is a totally new way to plan and run user tests using automation, intuitive dashboards, and rich user feedback. So let’s dive into some of these features a little deeper.
Finally, an Automated User Testing Solution for Product Professionals- Part 1
Have you ever wanted to be able to automate your user tests and just jump to the good part where you get awesome feedback that’s easy to apply to product development? Us too.
3 Tech Insights for 2021, Straight from Consumers
Software and tech gadgets are developing faster than we could ever have imagined even a decade ago. In many ways, this year has put a spotlight on those advancements as many industries pivot to adapt with unprecedented changes and uncertainty. More and more everyday products are being replaced by their sophisticated counterparts. And with many […]
Centercode Customers See a 646% Return on Investment
For nearly two decades, Centercode has provided leading platform and managed service customer testing solutions that help companies turn good technology into great products. A new study revealed that organizations leveraging Centercode saw a 646% return on investment (ROI) from customer testing over three years. While investing in marketing research, quality testing, user experience, and […]
YouTube Is Opening Beta Tests to Power Users (and We’re Here for It)
In October 2020, YouTube quietly changed the way it beta tests which allows only premium subscribers to opt-in to test new features. It’s a departure from the way things have always been when they just selected beta testers at random. We speculate it’s because YouTube realizes that a paid subscriber is more invested in the […]
3 Pre-Release User Tests That Prevent Failures in Voting Apps
During the 2020 Democratic Iowa caucus, a voting app built by D.C.-based tech company Shadow Inc. was used to assist with transmitting results. Unfortunately, the app did not do that — in fact, its failure to consistently and securely report data set into motion a huge debacle, including a partial recanvassing, a number of op-eds, […]
Centercode Hosts Delta ’20 Conference
The event may be over, but you can still access the best-practice sessions and interviews with industry leaders on-demand! Watch the entire conference here. Laguna Hills, CA. Centercode, the leader in Customer Validation Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, today announced its upcoming free three-day virtual Delta ’20 conference April 7-9, 2020. This event is dedicated to the […]
How Defined Processes are Shaping CV Success in 2020
As a research analyst for Centercode, the best part of my job is using data and research practices to uncover insights on the Customer Validation industry. It’s my responsibility to collect and analyze data, then use it to provide recommendations that empower CV teams like yours to grow and thrive. (I know, it’s thrilling stuff!) […]
5 Customer Validation Skills You Need in 2020
5G, AI, self-driving cars — in no time at all, we’ll be looking back and saying, “Oh, those old things?” Today’s technology is evolving at lightspeed (though we’re still waiting on lightspeed travel), and development teams are moving just as quickly to deliver on rapidly expanding technological landscapes and increasing customer demands. As professionals from […]
Centercode Named Finalist in 2019-20 Cloud Awards
Laguna Hills, CA. Centercode, a leading provider of Customer Validation solutions for global B2B and B2C enterprises, has been declared a finalist this week in the international Cloud Computing Awards program, The Cloud Awards. Centercode enables companies to get the unique product intelligence they need to dominate their markets with bug-free, crowd-pleasing products. Its end-to-end […]
Top Tech Traits Consumers Are Shopping for This Cyber Monday
Thanksgiving marks the biggest shopping weekend of the year, and if the trend continues, Cyber Monday will shatter retail records again as more and more consumers shop from the comfort of home. Last year, more than 174 million Americans shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, with 7 in 10 shoppers making purchases online. And with retailers continuing […]
Improving Modern Software Development with Customer Feedback
Last month, Coding Sans shared the insights of almost 700 tech survey respondents in their 2019 State of Software Development report. The wonderful nuggets of information in the report shed light on the challenges involved with modern software development. Namely, delivering working software with limited resources and a full backlog. Sifting through the responses, we […]
Tester-Powered: How Google Will Support Stadia with Beta
You know that classic movie scene where a new kid walks into a classroom and everyone turns to stare? That kid is Google, and the classroom is the gaming industry. Less than a year after Google invited testers to play Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey on their Chrome browsers, Stadia – its console-free game streaming platform – […]