Case Studies

Mobile Application Testing Projects

A1QA Dedicated Team Assures Quality of CRM Software

The US-based provider of the innovative customer management solutions for the financial and payments industry addressed A1QA to assure high quality of the developed web-based CRM software.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Customer Relationship Management system was built with the Ruby on Rails framework.

It was designed to monitor sales performance and integrated every aspect of the merchant's business. The system enabled to enter data, store and process it. There also were embedded modules to track commission fees, generate reports. CRM users could be assigned any of the three roles.

To help sales representatives stay in business on the go, there also was a mobile version of the system that had a number of CRM key features. The customer took a scrupulous approach when selecting the QA service provider.

During three months A1QA team performance was compared with other QA providers. Finally the preference was given to the A1QA dedicated team.

A1QA team performed complex testing and detected over 2000 defects, which helped to ensure high quality of the product. For 2 years of mutual cooperation A1QA specialists became full-fledged part of the development team.

Through direct involvement of A1QA engineers 24 versions of the product successfully went live.

SERVICES OFFERED

Functional testing
UI testing
Test automation
Mobile app testing
Web services testing

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

The customer had no testing process in place
  • A1QA team considered all peculiarities of the customer's workflow and set up testing from scratch.
  • Thanks to the efficiently set up process, it was possible to perform more activities with the same size of the testing team.

RESULTS

Localization Service, Functional and Mobile Testing of a Banking and Finance Website

The customer, a full-service provider of financial transactions, applied to A1QA for localization service, and for functional and mobile testing of its website.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The customer specializes in generating digital money. It offers cloud-based financial service whereby users can transfer deposits of digital money into reserve-backed currencies and commodities. The application provides high level of security for confidential enterprise information and money transferring.

The customer needed to translate the website and web application to Russian language. Besides, there was a need to pass user acceptance tests before the product went live. A1QA team focused on localizing tasks and functional testing. When localizing the product, the Webtranslateit™ environment was used. When the defects were found, reported and fixed, QA engineers checked that all issues were fixed correctly.

SERVICES OFFERED

Localization service
Functional testing
Mobile testing

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

Tests required flexible approach
  • Testing were adjusted to the customer's need
It was necessary to work with the GitHub hosting service
  • A1QA team stored defects in GitHub
Most of the requirements were not documented
  • Functional and mobile testing was based on A1QA experience and the product itself
There were many video files without translation on the Website
  • A1QA suggested to add other languages and translated subtitles for all video files

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

Complex Testing of E-commerce Website

One of the biggest online sellers of clothes, shoes, and home goods in UK requested A1QA's assistance in website testing.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The website under test presented over 500 famous brands in fashion, beauty, and home goods. It launched new big sales every day including discounts up to 70%. The website was managed by the Magento e-commerce platform.

The customer's main objective was to implement business requests from Marketing and Customer Support departments employees. At the moment the website is being expanded. Sales are increasing due to new functionality (new payment methods, expanding delivery options, etc.).

A1QA team worked with the following project specifics: CMS Magento, PayPal, Braintree, MySql, Google Analytics, Mixxit Media, SEKO Warehouse, Multiple Login, Qubit, integration with other online sellers, distributed team, and remote server management.

Throughout the project, scrum development methodology was introduced and significantly improved communication between team members.

SERVICES OFFERED

Functional testing
Performance testing
Test automation
GUI testing
Cross-browser testing
Mobile testing

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

New website functionality (payment methods, delivery options, etc.) was not tested
  • Functional testing was performed
Lack of information about the website performance in different environments
  • The website was tested on 13 mobile devices and various operating systems

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

Complex Testing and QA of Social Gaming Products

The customer, developer of world-class mobile games, approached A1QA to assure quality of his hybrid back-office application which consisted of four main parts.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The primary task was to improve laborious and time-consuming regression tests that were performed in different environments. Another key objective was to constantly maintain high quality of the app and monitor the consistency of all testing environments.

Within the project framework, A1QA experts tested new features of the application, performed automation of the regression testing, run ad hoc and destructive testing.

To accomplish the set goals, A1QA provided the customer with mobile testing dedicated team that adapted to the customer's agile process and operated as a fully functioning internal team.

The customer was completely satisfied with the ongoing results and prolonged cooperation with A1QA that continues until now.

SERVICES OFFERED

Mobile testing
Web application testing
Functional testing
Test automation
Compatibility testing

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

Permanent need to augment testing team
  • We made a dedicated team equipped with the relevant skills and tools. The team was scaled upon every customer's request
Time difference
  • We worked out convenient schedule adapted to the customer's working hours
Strict customer's requirements to mobile testing specialists
  • We developed a training course for would-be mobile testers to meet all customer's needs

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

Testing of a Social Network

The customer is a startup company that has developed a brand-new social network for dares.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The application under test gives users limitless possibilities for imagination and courage to check their friends. They can create disputes and choose any opponents. Their opponents receive a bet and provide evidence of fulfilling its conditions.

As the customer didn't have in-house QA specialists, he asked A1QA to perform independent functional testing of the mobile application.

A1QA performed functional testing of a new mobile application to communicate with friends online. The main need was to ensure the application quality before the beginning of an advertising campaign.

 

SERVICES OFFERED

Perform functional testing
Run mobile testing

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

The customer was not sure that the application is ready to release
  • Functional testing was performed
Absence of in-house QA team
  • A1QA provided outsource independent testing services
Not enough information about the application behavior on different mobile devices
  • The application was tested on two major mobile platforms and 11 devices

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

End-to-end Testing of Mobile Apps for Adidas

A1QA was invited to provide comprehensive testing of the adidas miCoach mobile application set. We were in charge of identifying defects not only in independent modules but in whole complex miCoach solution.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

Adidas is one of the world's leading producers of sports equipment and clothes. Along with that, the company invests in the development and promotion of cutting-edge technology products, such as adidas miCoach.

A1QA was invited to provide comprehensive testing of the adidas miCoach mobile application set. The A1QA team had to test numerous communication protocols that were implemented by different distributed development teams in line with continuous integration process. We were in charge of identifying defects not only in independent modules but in whole complex miCoach solution.

SERVICES OFFERED

Perform functional testing
Execute Usability and UI testing
Run localization tests
Test integration process

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

Insufficient technical documentation
  • Conduct a detailed study of the application
Non-intuitive interface
  • Perform usability and UI testing
Application non-compliant with country-specific parameters
  • Run localization testing

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

TESTIMONIAL

“Overall, we thought you guys went above and beyond our expectations. Not only did you help QA, you helped us refine our QA process. Your team had a great level of detail and an amazing understanding of the app. I’ll be talking with you guys soon about our next updates that will need help.”

Steve Black

Testing of mPOS Acquiring Product

The customer approached A1QA to test the product's compatibility with the most popular smartphones on the market.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The customer created an innovative acquiring product that makes paying and accounting easy and convenient for both cash and noncash payments.

The customer approached A1QA to test the product's compatibility with the most popular smartphones on the market. The main business objectives were to launch new payment solution to the market and increase client loyalty.

SERVICES OFFERED

Validate mobile terminal integration with the most popular smartphones on the market

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

Verify device integration with smartphones
  • Perform swipe tests (applying payment cards for tests)
Customer required detailed reports
  • Create custom reports to meet requirements

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

Partizan Games Mobile Application Testing

Partizan Games addressed A1QA to perform acceptance testing of the mobile application.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The company developed a mobile game for iOS and Android platforms. The main goal of the game is to answer a specific question faster than the opponent. The opponents are real persons.

Partizan Games addressed A1QA to perform acceptance testing of the mobile application. It was important to launch a new mobile application to the market and increase client loyalty.

SERVICES OFFERED

Perform acceptance testing of a developed application

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

Check application functioning on different platforms and devices
  • Perform comparative testing
Verification of application modules
  • Run functional and acceptance tests
Reporting
  • Collect statistics, composing a detailed analysis

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

Optimization of BSS OSS Solution

The client turned to A1QA to perform QA procedures for newly developed and optimized B/OSS solution modules.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

Customer is a Russian Telecom operator providing mobile services. The client turned to A1QA to perform QA procedures for newly developed and optimized B/OSS solution modules.

Crucial points were to launch new package of services, increase client loyalty and improve business processes.

SERVICES OFFERED

Perform testing of main system modules

CHALLENGES

SOLUTIONS

Cooperation within distributed team
  • Develop communication scheme
Large scope of testing procedures
  • Perform module, integration, system, automated, load, acceptance testing and mobile application check
Complex solution business logic
  • Develop end-to-end scripts to check business processes
Constantly changing requirements
  • Update testing strategy
Tight timeline
  • Quick and frequent releases

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

A1QA Validates Quality of a Mobile Application for AirG

The company turned to A1QA to validate the quality of a new mobile application.
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PROJECT OVERVIEW

AirG is a mobile social entertainment provider offering products and services for users to connect with friends, share content and play games. The company turned to A1QA to validate the quality of a new mobile application.

The major business objectives were to release new application to the market, grow the number of active users and increase client loyalty.

SERVICES OFFERED

Test application performance on different devices and platforms
Run functional tests
Perform compatibility tests
Execute GUI tests
Verify compliance with mobile development standards

TECHNOLOGIES USED

RESULTS

TESTIMONIAL

“… A1QA is without a doubt the best QA provider that we’ve dealt with in the past 15 years. As such, we can without any reservations strongly recommend the work of the team at A1QA – for consistently exceeding our expectations.”

Frederick Ghahramani,

AirG Leading provider of services for Mobile Operators & Advertisers