Eggplant Essentials — August 30, 2018

LATEST EGGPLANT NEWS

Easily Integrate Eggplant AI Into Your DevOps Pipeline 

Use our new client library accelerators for Python and Groovy to integrate with Eggplant AI directly from those languages. Download now.  

Cigniti and Eggplant Help UK Digital Bank Reduce Test Cycle Time 

A customer-obsessed organization that’s redefining the banking sector, the UK’s first completely digital bank was experiencing some issues in ensuring seamless transactions and an enhanced user experience. Read case study.  

Forbes: Bitcoin Aside, Can Blockchain Boost Enterprise IoT Adoption and Speed Up ROI? 

Our CEO, Dr. John Bates, weighs in on the slow adoption of IoT in business: “... the ‘IoT everywhere’ story has been an over-hyped damp squib.” Read article

IT Pro Portal: The Future of the British High Street is Online 

Given all the changes happening in the retail industry, e-commerce is becoming even more important,  and prompting retailers to focus more on their online presence. Read article.  

Forbes: Integrated, AI-Driven Continuous Testing and Monitoring Market Could Be Worth $1B by 2020 

Acquiring NCC Group’s Web Performance division, we gained a powerful suite of solutions — now called Customer Experience Insights — to help organizations increase revenue and conversions through faster, web-based apps. Read article

RTIH: Why now is the time to cash in on the end of year retail gold rush 

Eggplant’s Alex Painter explains why Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales require careful planning and execution, and why retailers need to start preparing now. Read article.

EVENTS AND WEBINARS

Webinar: Testing Hospital Systems End-to-End With Eggplant 

Explore the challenges hospitals face in end-to-end testing and discover how Eggplant can help solve them. Watch now

Webinar: Delivering a Five-Star Digital Experience in Financial Services 

Discover how Eggplant can help you successfully transform into a digital banking powerhouse that delivers amazing user experiences and drives positive business outcomes. Watch now

Event: Software Testing Conference North, September 18, 2018, York, England 

Eggplant is proud to be a Gold sponsor at this event, where our CTO, Antony Edwards, is presenting “Four Real Ways AI is Going to Transform Testing and Why They’re All Good for Testers.” Learn more

Webinar: Digital Automation Intelligence (Chinese) 

Learn how your product and testing teams can improve productivity and time to market, while creating amazing digital experiences. Watch now.  

BLOGS

Improve Patient Care in Hospitals With Intelligent Automation

By Charlene Makai, senior account executive, Eggplant

While the EMR itself is a critical link in overall patient management, ensuring seamless connectivity across numerous other hospital systems (ERP software, PACS technology, blood bank software) is also important. This means end-to-end testing of software releases, updates, functionality, and performance — not just testing that the code works in one system or another. Read blog.

Link Real-User Journeys and AI-Assisted Techniques to Improve Quality

By Michael Giacometti, director of technical services, Eggplant

QA’s job isn’t just to de-risk applications by finding defects earlier but to help de-risk business strategy and potential problems with your user base by reporting customer experience defects. To date, most QA teams have done this via field testing and by looking at user sentiment from the application marketplace. But field testing takes too long and is very expensive, and measuring user sentiment, post-release, is too late. Read blog

Optimize Online Bookings in the Travel Sector to Delight Customers and Drive Revenue

By Alex Painter, technical/performance consultant, Eggplant

According to Google, 53 percent of mobile users will abandon a web page that takes more than three seconds to load. Which doesn’t bode well if you’re already experiencing difficulties in delivering content, fast. What’s more, you may be exacerbating existing performance issues through MVT solutions that slow down your web pages even more. Read blog

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JB Brockman