Getting Your Tester Community to Care About Confidentiality
When you’re preparing to release a new product, confidentiality is central to keeping its details under wraps. This is especially true during Customer Validation testing, when you’re placing a real product in the hands of real customers – often before you want the world to know about it. Nowadays the majority of companies recognize the […]
How to Collect Useful Feedback During Beta
An updated version of this blog post was published on September 18th, 2018. When it comes down to it, beta testing is all about collecting feedback on an unreleased product from customers in real environments. If you’re not collecting meaningful feedback from your testers, then your beta test isn’t really doing its job. The problem […]
What’s the Difference Between an NDA and a BPA?
The legal aspects of a beta test can be a major stumbling block for any team. When you’re putting prerelease products into the hands of strangers, you want to make sure you have your bases covered. While your legal team may have boilerplate contracts for many situations, this could be their first time dealing with beta’s unique legal questions. Two legal agreements are commonly used in beta: non-disclosure agreements and beta participant agreements. We’d like to take a moment to look at the different purposes these two documents serve.
5 Tips for Handling NDAs and Legal Agreements
Our fourth beta tips post looks at how to distribute and manage the legal documents associated with a beta test, namely non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and beta participation agreements (BPAs). For a more in-depth explanation of these documents, download our free beta test agreement kit.
Announcing our Beta Test Agreement Kit
In the spirit of helping more companies run successful beta tests, we’re happy to release our first premium content offering — the Beta Test Agreement Kit. This free download introduces companies to the different agreements commonly used in beta testing, with ready-to-use templates of the actual documents and a detailed companion guide to help explain all the legal jargon.