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Our ebooks, kits, whitepapers, and webinars cover the entire delta testing process and will help you perfect your products through more and better feedback.

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Cover Image: Roadshow Networking Event - Cary, NC
Event

We're on the road, next stop - Cary, NC! Mingle with local tech companies, grab a bite to eat, and see how companies are evolving to support modern product development.

Cover Image: 2024 Beta Testing Industry Report
Report

Dive into the 2024 Industry Report by Centercode for an in-depth look at expert perspectives, key industry research, testing benchmarks, and evolving trends in beta.

Cover Image: The Many Monsters of Beta Testing
Ebook

Slay the monstrous challenges of beta testing with the help of Centercode. Learn how to avoid these beta beasts and turn potential pitfalls into growth opportunities!

Cover Image: Test Case Templates for User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Template

Streamline your User Acceptance Testing (UAT) process, establish clear objectives, and launch your projects with utmost confidence. Maximize UAT's potential using our intuitive test case templates.

Cover Image: Survey Templates for Beta Testing
Template

Download our survey templates tailored for beta testing. Gain actionable insights consistently from feature-focused weekly surveys and a comprehensive final product assessment.

Cover Image: Slaying the Monsters of Beta Testing
Webinar

Embark on a Monster Hunt with Centercode to conquer the lurking challenges of beta testing. Equip yourself with strategies and the ultimate toolkit!

Cover Image: Delta Testing: Improving the Cost of Quality
Ebook

Revolutionize your cost of quality with delta testing. Discover how the modern approach to beta testing can be your secret to lowering the cost of quality.

Cover Image: Readiness Checklist Templates for Beta
Template

Prepare for success at every stage of your product's journey with our readiness checklist kit, designed to guide you through beta readiness, product launch readiness, and the critical go/no-go launch assessment.

Cover Image: Readiness Checklist Templates for User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Template

Be ready for product success at every stage with our readiness checklist kit, designed to guide you through UAT readiness, product launch readiness, and the vital go/no-go assessment for launch.

Cover Image: UAT Feedback Form Templates
Template

Download these user acceptance testing templates to capture actionable tester feedback on your next UAT. This mini-kit includes templates for bugs/defects, change requests, new feature requests, and praise.

Cover Image: Beta Test Feedback Form Templates
Template

Use these beta test feedback form templates to guide your testers to submit actionable feedback on your upcoming product. Get started now with templates for issues or problems, ideas, and praise.

Cover Image: 3 Tips for Improving the Cost of Quality with Delta Testing
Webinar

Unlock more profitability! Dig into Cost of Quality (CoQ) principles and unearth 3 tips to optimize CoQ with efficient user testing.

Cover Image: Ultimate Guide to Beta Testing 2024
Infographic

Get a cheat sheet for efficient beta testing with this comprehensive "Ultimate Guide" infographic. Learn what an average beta test looks like and how to build an effective test.

Cover Image: Beta Unboxed: Live Demo + Q&A with Centercode’s PM
Webinar

Rob Bridgman, PM for Centercode's Beta Edition, demos the platform, revealing his best-kept secrets for beta testing, and takes questions live!

Cover Image: Ultimate Guide to User Acceptance Testing in 2024
Guide

Discover the secrets to delivering a five-star product with Centercode's Ultimate Guide to User Acceptance Testing (UAT). This guide provides you with strategies, tips, and templates to run an effective UAT.

Cover Image: Private vs. Public Beta: 6 Key Differences Revealed
Webinar

Explore the key differences between public and private beta tests with Brad Day. Learn effective strategies for managing recruitment, testers, and feedback.

Cover Image: The Ultimate Guide to Beta Testing in 2023
Guide

A comprehensive look at the process of beta testing in the software development lifecycle with strategies, best practices, tools, and benefits focused on enhancing product quality and user experience.

Cover Image: Mastering Beta Tests with Centercode's Delta Edition
Webinar

See how Centercode can streamline your feedback and testing processes to help you create products that truly resonate with your audience.

Cover Image: The Builder's Blueprint to Driving Tester Feedback
Webinar

In this webinar, we'll share our proven tactics for driving beta tester engagement and feedback, including setting clear expectations, creating engaging activities, and closing the feedback loop with your beta testers.

Cover Image: The Builder's Guide: How to Drive Tester Feedback
Ebook

Learn how to maximize your testers' engagement and feedback by setting clear tester expectations, creating engaging activities, and communicating regularly.

Cover Image: The Builder's Guide: How to Find and Onboard Beta Testers
Ebook

Overwhelmed by the prospect of finding beta testers? Get strategies for identifying your testers, creating targeted outreach, and developing a smooth onboarding in this Builder's Guide.

Cover Image: The Builder's Blueprint to Recruiting Testers
Webinar

Join Chris Rader as he unfurls the blueprint for finding testers who meet your requirements, stay engaged, and provide you with actionable product insights.

Cover Image: The Builder's Guide: How to Build a Beta Test
Ebook

No idea where to start for your upcoming beta test? From the initial stages of planning through inviting testers to provide feedback, this Builder’s Guide will cover everything you need to know to set up your next beta test.

Cover Image: The Builder's Blueprint to Beta Testing
Webinar

Industry veteran John Little is ready to walk you through the key components of building a beta test that can efficiently capture actionable insights from your testers.

Cover Image: The Hidden Value of Beta Testers
Ebook

Learn from industry experts on how to find, how to retain, and how to reward great beta testers that are a valuable asset to your organization throughout product development and beyond.

Cover Image: Exploring the Value of Beta Testers Through Product Development and Beyond
Webinar

In this webinar, you’ll learn the desirable traits of a beta tester, how to find good testers, and how to maximize on their value.

Cover Image: Delta Testing: A Survival Guide to Economic Downturn
Ebook

Layoffs, budget, and uncertainty may be keeping you up at night. In this guide, you'll learn how to overcome the obstacles of an economic downturn and launch a successful product.

Cover Image: Dogfooding Tester Guide
Ebook

In this ebook, you’ll discover the essentials you need in your toolkit to achieve healthy participation within your dogfooding program.

Cover Image: 3 Ways to Maximize User Testing in a Downturn
Webinar

Join the conversation to learn three ways that delta testing can help you thrive during an economic downturn in this webinar with Centercode’s VP of Product, John Little.

Cover Image: Dogfooding Unleashed: Mastering Employee Product Feedback
Webinar

Join the conversation on the best ways to manage internal beta testers in this discussion with Centercode Product Director Chris Rader.

Cover Image: Delta Testing Industry Report 2022
Report

In our sixth annual report, see the latest trends in user testing and discover key opportunities and challenges facing test managers.

Cover Image: Buyer's Guide: Beta Testing Tools
Ebook

Looking to purchase a beta test management tools? This buyers guide will help you compare beta testing tools to find the best test management solution for your beta testing program.

Cover Image: Centercode Industry Trend Report 2022
Webinar

Join this conversation to delve into the latest user testing trends and discover key opportunities and challenges facing your fellow test managers.

Cover Image: 5 Things Top Companies Look for in Beta Testing Tools
Webinar

Whether you are planning your first beta test or your 500th, the right beta testing tool set can help make your next beta better.

Cover Image: How Universal Robots Is Using Delta Testing to Shape the Future of Robotics
Webinar

Hear Universal Robots' secrets to a thriving beta testing program with strong stakeholder buy-in.

Cover Image: Beta Invite Templates for Your Best Recruitment Ever
Kit

Get more applicants into your beta, UAT, and user tests with invite templates, sample emails, and a free invitation email generator.

Cover Image: How to Get the Most Engagement from Your Beta Invites
Webinar

Need more testers? Get your target audience clamoring to join your project with these best practices for irresistible beta invites.

Cover Image: The Future of Product Management Metrics
Ebook

Close the gap between what you think you know about your product and how it all shakes out after launch with three simple KPIs for user testing.

Cover Image: Learn How Centercode Delivers Delta Metrics That Matter
Webinar

Take a walk through the Centercode Platform's delta metrics, which offer a holistic view of your product, project, and program performance at a glance.

Cover Image: Test Size Calculator
Calculator

How many beta testers do you need to recruit? Let our test size calculator do the math for you.

Cover Image: The Role of Technology in Delta Testing
Ebook

Technology drives delta testing. Learn why it's so essential, and get a rundown on the defining features of a comprehensive delta testing tool.

Cover Image: Delta Testing Glossary
Cheat Sheet

This glossary contains all the terms necessary for getting your company to speak the language and understand the potential of delta testing.

Cover Image: Building a Business Case for Delta Testing
Ebook

See the true ROI of delta testing and build a convincing business case with the tips and tactics inside this ebook.

Cover Image: Beta Testing is Dead
Ebook

See the history and trends that have led today's top tech companies to lay traditional beta to rest in favor of delta testing.

Cover Image: What Makes Delta Different
Ebook

See delta testing in context and explore its spectacular benefits as they apply to each phase of product development.

Cover Image: The Delta Testing Quickstart Guide
Ebook

Get the basics on delta testing, from who uses it to how it's supporting Agile and driving quality and innovation at today's top tech companies.

Cover Image: How Beta Evolved to Support Modern Product Development
Webinar

Trade your ad-hoc beta processes for a solution that's automated, standardized, and reliable in this intro to delta testing, led by Luke Freiler.

Cover Image: Definitive Guide to Delta Testing
Ebook

What is delta testing and how are tech leaders using it to deliver customer insights throughout agile development? This guide has all the answers.

Cover Image: Delta Testing Industry Report 2021
Report

This report looks at how user testing tools and processes are impacting the ability of testing professionals to deliver actionable results on agile timelines.

Cover Image: Building Surveys for Delta Testing
Ebook

This step-by-step guide shares survey building strategies and examples for securing clean, readily useful data on your customers' attitudes.

Cover Image: The Case for Beta Testing to Evolve
Report

This impact report looks at how traditional beta testing practices are holding up against the demands of today’s fast-paced markets and why it’s time for a change.

Cover Image: The Evolution of Beta Testing in Today’s Agile World
Webinar

See how tech leaders are evolving their beta testing processes to deliver customer insights throughout agile development.

Cover Image: The ROI of Testing Pre-Release Products with Centercode
Report

Get a look at the ROI Centercode customers across industries are achieving — from time saved, to costs reduced, to thousands of bugs fixed.

Cover Image: Making Good Technology Great
Ebook

Explore the modern approach for beta testing, along with industry use cases from two decades of helping hundreds of companies bring thousands of perfected products to market.

Cover Image: Centercode AR and VR Use Cases
Case Study

See how AR and VR companies use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback on specific issues like object tracking and eye strain to deliver captivating products.

Cover Image: Centercode Wearables Use Cases
Case Study

See how wearable tech makers use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out UI issues before release to deliver comfortable products that integrate into users' daily lives.

Cover Image: Centercode Telecom Use Cases
Case Study

See how telecom industry leaders use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out speed, coverage, and reliability issues before release to deliver seamless mobile experiences.

Cover Image: Centercode Home Theater Use Cases
Case Study

See how home theater companies use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out setup and operation issues before release to deliver immersive viewing experiences.

Cover Image: Centercode Streaming Entertainment Use Cases
Case Study

See how leaders in streaming entertainment use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out connectivity issues before release to deliver high-quality, on-demand viewing experiences.

Cover Image: Centercode Smart Home Use Cases
Case Study

See how smart home companies use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback, smooth out setup and interoperability issues before release, and deliver frictionless products.

Cover Image: Centercode Smart Appliance Use Cases
Case Study

See how smart home appliance companies use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out interoperability issues before release to deliver seamless, convenient products.

Cover Image: Centercode Mobile Apps and Services Use Cases
Case Study

See how mobile app creators use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback, smooth out usability issues before release, and deliver engaging user experiences.

Cover Image: Centercode Home Security Use Cases
Case Study

See how home security companies use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out interoperability issues before release to deliver reliable, set-it-and-forget-it products.

Cover Image: Centercode Home Office Use Cases
Case Study

See how leaders in the home office industry use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out interoperability issues before release to deliver reliable products.

Cover Image: Centercode Home Audio Use Cases
Case Study

See how home audio tech producers use Centercode to generate real-world customer feedback and smooth out quality and connectivity issues before release to deliver professional-level audio experiences.

Cover Image: Centercode Enterprise Software Use Cases
Case Study

See how enterprise software companies use Centercode to continuously generate pre-release customer feedback that surfaces quality issues in realtime to support agile development.

Cover Image: Centercode Consumer Software Use Cases
Case Study

See how consumer software companies use Centercode to continuously generate pre-release customer feedback that surfaces quality issues in realtime to support agile development.

Cover Image: Centercode Connected Fitness Use Cases
Case Study

See how connected health and fitness companies use Centercode to generate real-world feedback and smooth out UI issues to deliver reliable, easy-to-use products.

Cover Image: Driving Revenue and Cutting Costs with Beta and Delta Testing
Report

This report shows how leading technology companies are decreasing costs and increasing customer testing program returns with Centercode.

Cover Image: The Impact of Pre-Release Product Testing on Star Ratings
Report

This report shows how pre-release testing keeps even small product issues from having a big impact on customer experiences and your star ratings.

Cover Image: Inside Intuit's Beta Program During COVID-19
Webinar

Intuit’s beta guru Le’Darien Diaz shares insights into how one of the world’s leading software companies is guiding its program through the uncertainties of COVID-19.

Cover Image: What You Need to Know: Beta Test Management
Cheat Sheet

Slay your next beta test with a start-to-finish approach for the process, from recruiting testers to knocking your project goals out of the park.

Cover Image: Quick Access to Community Metrics
Webinar

Need tips on establishing impactful community metrics? Learn how to set meaningful goals and bubble them up through your organization. Plus, get a glimpse at real Betabound metric data.

Cover Image: The Technographics of Your Target Market
Webinar

Technographics are real-time insights into your target market's tech ecosystems. Learn how to enhance testers' user profiles via test platforms and deepen your understanding from customer testing.

Cover Image: How to Think Like a Researcher
Webinar

By applying a researcher mindset, you can pull more accurate, focused results from your test. This session teaches research strategies that support and refine your customer testing processes.

Cover Image: Curating a CV-Centric Company Culture
Webinar

Trimble's Alex Larsen highlights strategies and tools for elevating your Customer Validation program's results, building a culture people want to be a part of, and generating buy-in for your team's mission.

Cover Image: Wrangling CV in Modern Enterprise
Webinar

GE Lighting's Joy Trillet shares the struggles of starting a Customer Validation program at a 100+ year old company and the tactics pushing her forward in this illuminating conversation.

Cover Image: Cranking Up the Volume on CV
Webinar

Jenna Deutsch reveals how the Bose CV team tunes into target market feedback and uses those insights to thread the needle of Customer Validation throughout their organization.

Cover Image: 5 Core Roles Every CV Professional Should Master
Webinar

Learn the 5 essential skill sets that help you navigate the fluctuating demands of managing a customer testing program, from prioritizing bugs to facilitating a conversation with your stakeholders.

Cover Image: Mobile Testing Done Right
Webinar

TestFairy showcases how they help companies like Johnson & Johnson, Blizzard, Groupon, Siemens, and many others to work remotely after many companies switched to remote due to recent events.

Cover Image: How and When to Scale Your CV Program
Webinar

Running a CV program can be stressful, especially when there's a lot on your plate. Learn when it's time to scale your program, and get efficient practices for meeting your testing needs.

Cover Image: Personal Data in Customer Validation
Webinar

Get a high-level overview of personal data issues in customer testing, walk through best practices, and see the Centercode Platform's most helpful features for personal data management.

Cover Image: 5 Tips for Better Tester Engagement
Webinar

Struggling to collect valuable tester feedback? Increase tester collaboration, completed activities, and quality insights by avoiding the common pitfalls of "home grown" customer testing.

Cover Image: Communicating Effectively With Your Testers
Webinar

Your test communication strategy can make or break the flow of incoming feedback. Keep your testers on track to deliver abundant, high-quality insights with these communication best practices.

Cover Image: Leveraging Betabound to Boost Your Tester Count
Webinar

Walk through the ways you can use Betabound's panel of users to attract qualified target market testers for your next project and your tester community.

Cover Image: Increasing User Compliance Through Incentive Management
Webinar

Incentives are tricky to calculate, tricky to manage, and tricky to distribute. Get the most out of your investment with these tips for using your incentive budget effectively.

Cover Image: The Best Customer Engagement Tool You Never Knew You Had
Webinar

Learn how the Autodesk Inventor Team partners with its customers to research, design, and implement product solutions. This session offers tactics and methodologies honed over a decade of testing.

Cover Image: Beautiful Branded Experiences That Build Trust
Webinar

Create a branded test experience that promotes excitement and turns testers into customers. This webinar will teach you simple tactics for tester engagement through visual and verbal branding.

Cover Image: Getting Your Recruitment Right For Your Beta Program
Webinar

TechSmith shares success stories and lessons learned from recruitment. Explore how alignment between targeted testers and well-defined goals positively impacts continuous testing outcomes.

Cover Image: Understanding Tester Engagement Through Metrics
Cheat Sheet

Drive measurable, data-driven improvements to your customer test’s bottom line with this simple worksheet for tracking tester engagement.

Cover Image: Tester Engagement Pocket Map
Ebook

Explore the causes of low test participation and improve the quality and quantity of your customer feedback with this pocket map for increasing tester engagement.

Cover Image: Curing the Four Common Causes of Low Tester Engagement
Webinar

Product Director Chris Rader looks at the symptoms of low tester engagement, diagnoses the four most common root causes, and shares treatment strategies for increasing quality feedback.

Cover Image: Customer Validation Industry Report 2020
Report

The latest report shows how processes and tools are influencing the tactics, time investments, and overall success of today’s CV programs.

Cover Image: Customer Validation Professionals: An In-Depth Look for 2020
Webinar

This Q&A offers an in-depth analysis of industry trends and how CV professionals are battling challenges like tester engagement in 2020.

Cover Image: The Role of Project Management in Continuous Testing
Webinar

In this Q&A webinar, learn how Centercode’s delta testing team uses project management skills to balance incoming feedback with engineering workloads.

Cover Image: Consumer Insights on the Subscription Services Market
Report

Get an in-depth look at consumer attitudes toward subscription services like Disney+ and Spotify, and discover what’s influencing adoption.

Cover Image: Scary Good Tricks for Increasing Your Survey Engagement
Webinar

Boost survey participation and bring in unbiased feedback with these helpful tips taken from disciplines like user research, marketing, and psychology.

Cover Image: The Product Manager's Guide to Understanding Customers
Whitepaper

Not all customer feedback is created equal. This guide shares how to use each type of feedback at the right time to drive smart product decisions.

Cover Image: Taming Product Management Priorities with Customer Feedback
Webinar

Learn practical strategies for simultaneously conquering your chaotic daily workload while collecting valuable customer feedback.

Cover Image: Consumer Insights from Over 7,000 Connected Product Users
Report

The report explores consumer attitudes about connected products. See where the market stands, and get practical tips for audience growth.

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