Beta testing is the cornerstone of Customer Validation and a great place to start if you’re new to this type of testing. Our eBooks, kits, and whitepapers cover the entire beta testing process and will help you get better feedback and then do more with it.
This report dives into the industry trends of collecting and using customer feedback before product release. It looks at the challenges companies face and the value they see in Beta Testing.
Implementing Feedback Scoring
Prioritizing your feedback is one of the most challenging and time-consuming tasks a beta manager faces. See how our Feedback Scoring features identify your most impactful feedback.
The Beta Shipping Manual
This whitepaper teaches you how to effectively manage inventory, ship units (domestically and internationally), and handle returns for even your biggest, most ambitious hardware tests.
The Feedback Playbook
This whitepaper teaches you how to successfully use bug reports, surveys, feature requests, and other feedback types to collect and manage high-quality feedback during a Beta Test.
Beta Test Incentives Kit
This kit includes a comprehensive whitepaper and calculator to help you build a strategy to both incentivize and reward your beta testers for all the hard work they put into your beta program.
Beta Tester Recruitment Kit
A great Beta Test starts with great beta testers. This kit gives you everything you need to build a strategy for finding and selecting the beta testers that will have a positive impact on your project.
Beta Test Management Glossary
This glossary covers all of the common terms used throughout the Beta Testing process, and will enable your team to use a clear and common lexicon during your Beta Test.
Public Beta Tests as a Launch Tool
This whitepaper addresses how public Beta Tests fit into the product development process, helping you decide whether a public Beta makes sense for your product launch strategy.
The Real Role of Beta in Product Management
This eBook reveals the role Beta Testing (Customer Validation) plays in product management and how product managers can use it to connect with their customers and reach their goals.
Keeping Beta Tests Confidential
This eBook takes a comprehensive look at pre-release Customer Validation security. It covers why companies fear leaks, how to prevent them, and how to manage them if they happen.
Beta Test ROI Kit
This kit includes everything you need to build an ROI model for an individual beta project or comprehensive beta program, including a complete spreadsheet, whitepaper, and a video tour.
Getting Ready for Beta Testing
This free whitepaper offers tips and best practices for preparing your product, team, and testers to hit the ground running on your Beta Test with maximum effectiveness.
Software Beta Test Planning Kit
Our free Software Beta Test Planning Kit will help you plan all the important details of your software Beta Test so you can make sure you’re well-organized from the start of testing.
Hardware Beta Test Planning Kit
Our free Hardware Beta Test Planning Kit will help you identify the key aspects of your hardware’s Beta Test so that you can keep your Beta on time and on target for the best results.
100 Tips for Better Beta Tests
This free eBook is a compilation of Beta Testing best practices from our own experience, plus contributions from great companies like Adobe, Autodesk, Avid, Tivo, Symantec, and UPS.
Beta Test Agreement Kit
Need beta agreements before you can start testing? Centercode has you covered. This free kit provides sample agreements as well as an explanatory companion document.
Reaching 90% Beta Participation
This free eBook from Centercode outlines 12 essential Beta Testing best practices that our team relies on every day to attain a 90% participation rate from our beta testers.