The Differences Between Alpha and Beta Testing

Most software and hardware products in the tech industry go through alpha and beta testing. These testing phases are used to discover defects and adjust the products so they function flawlessly by the time they reach the consumer. Alpha testing comes first and occurs toward the end of the development process and when the product… Read more »

The Role of the Testing Lab

A lot of useful testing can be performed by a single tester working on a single computer. Indeed, a component of almost every test effort at Beta Breakers is to have a tester spend a good deal of time exercising the software under test on a single configuration. Doing so allows the tester to get… Read more »

The Importance of Quality Assurance

True story. In mid-January, we were approached by a new prospect who was planning on launching a brand new, responsive website, compatible with both iOS and Android mobile devices. This particular individual happened to be the Project Manager and had been “convinced” by his boss to reach out to Beta Breakers for a round of… Read more »

Project Management Tips

If you’ve ever watched Donald Trump’s TV show, The Apprentice, you’d know that each week a team is given a task to complete. A project manager is chosen to lead the team, get the task done, and, ideally, beat the competition. Project managers are responsible for the success or failure of their team. There are… Read more »