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QA is a risk-mitigating business

In this article, we will explore what QA professionals can learn from the science behind our perception of risk, and why mitigating risks is such a challenge for many.

The core business of Quality Assurance as we all know is not to show the absence of defects but to reduce risks for our product, service or program. So why do Teams tend to cut short on QA when it comes down to the wires before release?

Well, turns out, our human brains are actually evolutionary bad at assessing risks. …


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Alexander Trommen, CEO of Appsfactory

In today’s blog post, I have the pleasure of interviewing Alexander Trommen, CEO of Appsfactory GmbH.

We talk about Quality Assurance, Quality Management Systems, risk aversiveness, and how our attention to quality through our new QA department makes us a key differentiator vis-à-vis our competitors.

If you are interested in working for or with the Appsfactory, please visit our website: https://www.appsfactory.de

I hope you enjoy this article and I am looking forward to reading your comments below!

Raphaël Reiter, Quality consultant, Appsfactory

What is quality?

Alexander Trommen: That’s a good question.

Ultimately, I think for me, the technical answer would be that quality is to get as close to perfection as possible. …


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iOS 14, coming out Fall of 2020

Why you should test Beta OS versions for your app

Today, I would like to try and illustrate the importance of testing beta OS versions for your app, and why we take it very seriously at our agency.

We will break down the article in 3 points:

  1. Early adopters and user expectation: ride that wave!
  2. New behaviours can be a source of problem that can break your app
  3. Mitigating risks

Early adopters and user expectation: ride that wave!

Developing an app takes a lot of energy, commitment, investment in time and money. …

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