Monday, November 5, 2012

Report: 66% of Mobile Apps Inadequately Tested


There's a very interesting recent article at inaudit.com about how most companies are not testing their mobile apps thoroughly due to a lack of resources, tools and appropriate methods. Here at RTL we have also seen companies struggle to find effective techniques and test tools to manage software development in the mobile era.  As a result, software quality is suffering:
Organizations are struggling to manage the challenges of the mobile era, with only a few currently testing their mobile applications, according to Capgemini. 

Where organizations are conducting mobile Quality Assurance (QA), they are primarily focused on performance (64 percent) and functionality (48 percent), with a mere 18 percent of organizations focusing on security. Even more worrying, it appears that testing organizations are unable to address the new challenges, posed by the increasingly digitized environment due to a lack of the right resources, tools and methods. Yet, the ability to effectively test the quality of software applications has never been more critical to an organization’s reputation and operations.
Is mobile software dangerously under-tested? Read the full article over at inaudit.com.