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How Can Banks Innovate Without Compromising Security?

Digital banking security is a competitive space – especially since the rise of challenger banks. But how can exciting and innovative services be built and deployed without running the risk of data breaches and other security compromises? Challenger banks are driving service innovation Challenger banks like Monzo, Revolut, and Starling emerged partly in response to […]

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The Second Happiest Job in the World

After analyzing hundreds of thousands of employee-generated reviews, CareerBliss found that QA analyst was ranked #2 on their list of happiest jobs. While this may come as a surprise to many testers and QA professionals, CareerBliss Data Scientists (who did not have the happiest job) took into account many factors including compensation, work environment, growth […]

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Firing on All Cylinders With Continuous Delivery for Mobile

When everything is firing on all cylinders, DevOps can be awesome. By automating every application build – from development and QA to pre-release testing and eventually to production – DevOps lets you release new code as frequently as your business needs to instead of continuously delayed releases. This, in turn, enables you to resolve issues […]

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Scaling Continuous Delivery for Mobile: Increase Throughput to Deliver At the Speed of Mobile

Transforming a company from Agile Development to Continuous Delivery by deploying a high degree of automation into its delivery pipeline, is called DevOps nowadays. DevOps is short for Development and Operations – the two departments that generally operate with two very different goals. Mobile software development teams are continuously writing new and better code to […]

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The Efficiency and Costs: License Fees vs. the Total Cost of Ownership

The most successful mobile app developers build their apps in agile and test their stuff thoroughly before going public. To get this done efficiently and in a productive manner, this naturally means that development, testing and overall product creation process must be seamlessly integrated into one cohesive process. The need for a minimum viable product […]

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The Costs of In-House vs. Cloud-Based Development Environments

Software engineering isn’t cheap. High-quality development costs money, but it will surely lay the groundwork for many years to come. Like building a house, laying a solid foundation and doing things the correct way will provide you a base to build upon and grow. Building the right development and testing infrastructure for the first time […]

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The Investments for Mobile App Development and Testing

We’ve been asked to share our insight and knowledge how to measure (and improve) the efficiency, productivity and basically how to break down the different types of costs and benefits related to mobile app development and testing.   We’ve been talking quite a lot about technical aspects of mobile development and testing here at Bitbar […]

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CEO Blog Series #4: Productivity of QA in Mobile App Development

Quality assurance (QA) is a critical part of the process when creating and maintaining successful mobile apps for hundreds of millions of app consumers. One of the metrics in this app creation process is naturally QA productivity – the success to efficiently find and filter out the problems in apps before they land on the […]

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CEO Blog Series #3: Time-To-Market, No Place to Lose Revenues

Shorter time-to-market drives up your top-line. One of our customers used to do agile development, with typical 2-week sprints, and then combined that with 4 weeks manual testing cycles. So, they ended up doing 2 additional development sprints before developers got feedback from the manual testing on the 1st development sprint! That was a huge waste […]

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CEO Blog Series #2: Effectiveness of Agile App Development

The most successful companies do their mobile apps in agile and implement fully integrated app development and testing processes. The most successful companies also track their performance carefully. To achieve higher efficiency and lower costs, you need to understand the impact of various parameters on your top line and bottom line. Effectiveness, Time-to-market and Productivity […]

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