How Delta Testing Uses Atomic Habits to Promote Data-Driven Decisions
“You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.” This quote from Atomic Habits, by best-selling author and habit expert James Clear, is as true for using customer insight to drive product decision-making as it is for training to run a marathon, not biting your nails, or remembering to unload the dishwasher every night.
Ask the Expert: Should I Add More Testers?
Is more testers always the best solution when you’re experiencing a dip in feedback? In this Ask the Expert series, Centercode’s Chris Rader weighs in on large tester teams: when they work, when they don’t, and how to manage when your stakeholders want to keep adding testers. Got a question you’d like to see on […]
Tackling the Challenges of Beta Testing in a COVID World
The obvious: your revenue depends on your ability to launch a quality product. The not-so-obvious: figuring out how to drive up that quality efficiently when your production schedule has been disrupted, your processes are changing, and you’re grappling with both internal and external factors that are beyond your control. Even as we cautiously hope the […]
Signs You Are Giving Your Stakeholders Too Much Feedback
It’s hard to figure out which data to present to your stakeholders. It’s even harder when you’re sharing the results from your Customer Validation (CV) tests, which return lots of valuable product information and customer insights. A background in research or data analysis is immensely helpful, but it’s no silver bullet for conveying the most […]
Meet the Centercode Managed Testing Services Team
Throughout the month, we’ve been looking at best practices for writing surveys — from avoiding psychological biases to tips for keeping your data squeaky clean. This week, we decided to ask our Customer Validation Managed Testing Services Team to weigh in. Our Centercode Program Managers work closely alongside our customers to manage the ins and […]
How Sonos is Leveraging User Research to Enhance Their Beta Program
Beta testing is much more than a box to check off on a list. While some companies only think of it as a last-ditch effort to tie up loose ends before launch, others are tapping user research to play a more fundamental role in the product development process. In fact, today’s most forward-thinking companies are […]