I’m Octavian and this is my role at Testbirds

My Role at Testbirds is a series of blog posts that gives insights into the daily life at the office. Every so often, one of our employees will introduce you to his or her line of work and share some helpful tips.

This week features a Testbird from the German team who shares a nationality with Count Dracula. Octavian Craciun is in charge of the delicate relationship between pixels and code at Testbirds.

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Testbirds’ Webinar on Automated Testing!

On the 3rd of August, Georg Hansbauer, co-founder and managing director of Testbirds hosted an hour long webinar that explored the world of test automation. For those who were able to attend, we would like to thank you and we hope you left with a lot more insight and knowledge into automated testing solutions. In the webinar, a number of topics were discussed such as why and when test automation should be included, how to set up the automated testing process including a real world example and information on TestChameleon™. In today’s post, we’d like to briefly investigate some of the points that were brought up in the webinar:

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Cocoon – Tinder for Recruiters

Career Icon Welcome to the first article of our new series “HR behind the scenes” where you get insights into our HR department. This time: Cocoon – Tinder for Recruiters. Ok, wait! It’s not what you think! It’s not recruiters looking to date recruiters and therefore invented an app to easily find each other. That would be a little bit too narcissistic. The app we tested, on the other hand, is for finding the right candidates using the same methodology as tinder. And here’s what we think about it:

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Testbirds Training Academy: Automated Testing Webinar on the 3rd August

Testbirds Training Academy

Testing software, whether it’s apps, websites or other software, can always be challenging. There are so many factors that come into play when wanting to assure the quality of your digital products. What’s the best time in the development cycle to start testing? Is there a way to continuously test? How about receiving elaborate feedback from your end-users on usability issues, functionality issues, or both? And how does automated testing work?

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Testbirds Holiday Apps: Stockholm

Ever fancied a trip to Scandinavia? Stockholm, a popular tourist destination for those looking to discover northern Europe, has a bustling big city feel, mixed with an authentic old town and an absolutely beautiful seaside. But how can you get the most out of your holiday in the Swedish capital? In this edition of Testbirds Holiday Apps, where our international employees present must-have apps for travelling their respective countries, Sahil Deva lets you know how your mobile phone can help you get around and experience Stockholm to its fullest.


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Connected Cars ’16: Testing in the Automotive Industry

When it comes to innovations in technology, there are few industries as progressive and defining as the automotive industry. Attributed to a number of revolutionary societal developments such as the assembly line, the automotive sector is still creating groundbreaking technology that continues to astound the world and find application in all walks of life. This year, Testbirds had the pleasure to discover some of these new advancements in the automotive sector at Connected Cars ’16.

Connected Cars ’16

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I’m Andrew and this is my role at Testbirds

My Role at Testbirds is a series of blog posts that gives insights into the daily life at the office. Every so often, one of our employees will introduce you to his or her line of work and share some helpful tips.

This week features a Testbird from the Dutch team and one that likes the water more than the sky. Andrew Maat is the manager for the Amsterdam-based Benelux-office, helping to grow both the business and the team.

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Apple does it again: How the tech gigant is revolutionising our behaviour

Apple Siri

On Tuesday, Apple was once again holding its annual developer conference WWDC and presented its latest innovations. Two weeks ago, we reported on another tech giant’s developer event: Google I/O. In April, Facebook announced updates for its social network. All these events have one thing in common: that artificial intelligence in general and voice user interfaces in particular seem to be one of the major tech revolutions coming in the next few years.

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Are you ready for UEFA EURO 2016? These apps will give you a hand!

Illustration EURO 2016

Just a couple of hours to go until the most exciting football tournament of the year kicks off in Paris, France. All around the world sport enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for their heroes like Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba, Sergio Ramos or Manuel Neuer to make their first moves on the holy pitch. But with 24 teams, 552 players and 51 games in just 4 weeks it is quite easy to lose track.
Over the last couple of weeks our Crowd tested and compared a bunch of apps that are supposed to help football fans keep an overview on the results, upcoming matches as well as statistics. They also have been looking for helpful background information about the teams and the latest news of the event. In this blog post we want to present you with the two international apps that our testers liked the most when it came to usability and functionality. So if you are still looking for a good app for the upcoming weeks of football, it might be worth checking these two out.
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