Crowdsourced Testing Services
CrowdSourced Testing offers companies the opportunity to have their products tested by individuals across the world, using many different devices, system configurations, and networks.
Crowdsourced Testing Services Company – QA Mentor. The inherent speed, flexibility, accessibility, and global reach of the internet has helped spark a new kind of testing service that QA Mentor is proud to be a part of. CrowdSourced Testing offers companies the opportunity to have their products tested by individuals across the world, using many different devices, system configurations, and networks. It isn’t possible to have a more ‘real world’ testing scenario than with crowd sourced testing, and QA Mentor makes it easy and cost effective.
First, a basic primer on this new and developing model of testing. In crowdsourced testing, the ‘crowd’ is a group of individuals across all walks of life, numerous countries, multiple languages and cultures, and a myriad of skills and domain knowledge. QA Mentor has access to 1500+ such individuals in over 80 countries, and our team is still growing. Our ‘crowd’ is comprised of testing professionals from varied backgrounds who use different devices, software and hardware configurations, and access the internet on different network types and speeds. Testers join crowdsourced projects for the opportunity to be a part of interesting projects and assignments, while clients utilize such teams for their unique and varied perspectives. Social media is even being eyed for potential leverage in crowdsourced testing and many groups involved in this model can see social media integration occurring in the not-to-distant future.
While this strategy certainly can’t and won’t replace more traditional testing, crowdsourced testing complements other models by giving participants more exposure prior to a production release. Obscure and residual defects are more likely to be located, especially as they relate to hardware, software, and network configurations. Also, there are specific scenarios where crowdsourced testing is the optimal choice for a primary testing style. For instance, applications that allow or even focus on users’ preference selections are ideal candidates for crowdsourced testing models. QA Mentor Crowd Sourcing Testing Services Model as below.