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Nearly 50% of Consumers Will Delete a Mobile App if They Encounter a Single Bug, Reveals Survey by SmartBear

The State of Mobile Testing 2014” Webinar presented by SmartBear Software, leading provider of quality and performance management solutions used by more than one million software development and operations professionals worldwide, on Thursday, February 20, 2014, will address the crucial impact that testing has on the rapidly growing world of mobile applications as well as review exclusive survey data collected by the company from over 1,000 testers, developers and consumers. The webinar also features the first-ever public demonstration of TestComplete 10, the newest version of SmartBear’s award-winning open test platform, which delivers automated testing of native applications for mobile phones and devices as well as mobile web applications.


  “The State of Mobile Testing 2014” – a webinar by SmartBear


Thursday, February 20, 2014 – 1:00 p.m. EST


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SmartBear conducted an international online survey from October to December 2013 that confirmed ensuring quality is the greatest challenge for mobile application developers and the highest priority for mobile consumers. The survey revealed important statistics including that nearly 50% of consumers will delete a mobile app if they encounter a bug. This #SOMT14 webinar will highlight new industry data on the state of mobile testing in 2014 and beyond, as well as top challenges and keys to success in mobile, and secrets to mobile quality. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in live polls regarding their personal experiences during the webinar.

Webinar speakers include Rich Caplow, Vice President of Product Marketing at SmartBear; Gregg Hanson, Technical Sales Engineer at SmartBear; and Gregory Mooney, Technical Content Manager at SmartBear. Rich has led product marketing teams for more than 15 years at various organizations, including IBM, MRO Software, Art Technology Group and NetGenesis. Gregg is a highly skilled sales engineer and TestComplete expert with multiple certifications in customer support and sales training. Prior to SmartBear, Gregory held positions as software tester for Omnilala, Inc., IT administrator for CBT Architects and Technical Proctor for Harvard Law School.

TestComplete empowers any tester, both novice and advanced, to create, manage and run automated tests for any desktop, Web and mobile application. The live demonstration includes an exclusive breakdown of what one of the world’s most popular automated testing tools now has in store for mobile. To get started with a free trial of TestComplete, visit: http://smartbear.com/products/qa-tools/automated-testing-tools/free-testcomplete-trial/.

For a preview of some of the important statistics the SmartBear survey revealed, view this infographic:


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About SmartBear Software

More than one million developers, testers and operations professionals use SmartBear software tools to ensure the quality and performance of their APIs, mobile, cloud-based and Web applications. With five million downloads and counting, SmartBear products are affordable, easy-to-use and ready for deployment. Free tools and plug-ins for automation and performance testing, code review and website monitoring are available for download on the website. Learn more about SmartBear, the company's award-winning tools or join the active user community at http://www.smartbear.com, on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @smartbear or Google+.

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