Red Herring Top 100 recognized the most promising privately-held companies in North America, and Applitools was recognized for its Application Visual Management market expansion leveraging AI Powered Visual UI Testing.
It’s always an honor to be recognized for your hard work. So when the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Awards were announced, and Applitools was included, we were both excited and humbled to be included on this prestigious list alongside some amazing and innovative growth companies.
Award program recognizes the leaders in the software development space, and this year, Applitools brings visual UI testing to the community.
Recently, SD Times, the leading monthly magazine for Software and Development Managers, DevOps teams, Test & QA professionals and CIO’s announced their annual SD Times 100 awards, and Applitools was named a “Best in Show” for the software testing category.
We have some exciting news to share as we end the week. In recognition of our innovative visual UI testing and monitoring technology, we’ve been selected as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 North America. Every year Red Herring recognizes the most promising privately-held companies in North America based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. During the months leading up to today’s announcement, Red Herring reviewed over 1,200 companies in the telecommunications, security, cloud, software, hardware, biotech, mobile and other industries that completed their submissions to qualify for the award.
Today’s mobile app development cycle demands short sprints to enable faster deployments. Time allowed for development is shrinking, with even less time for testing. Testing and development must also be scalable as teams face high pressure deadlines, while focusing on quality throughout the pipeline.
These dynamics are very well known, and the industry now includes a variety of quality offerings to ensure mobile apps perform great while delivering value to the customer. However, as testing and/or QA teams increasingly test against the varying device types, OS versions, phone sizes and languages, visual testing platforms are emerging to help ensure mobile apps look great and provide the best customer experience possible. This new dimension to mobile testing addresses the downside and impatience end-users have with mobile apps that are not formatted, sized or able to present a visually pleasing experience.Read more…
The Rise of Application Visual Management Category (AVM) and Our Enterprise-Ready Applitools Eyes V10
When Applitools first launched in 2013, we were united behind a shared vision to make it easier for software developers to confidently release their products with visually perfect UI. In those days, there was a fairly robust ecosystem of open-source and commercial tools helping developers manage applications from a functional standpoint, but the process of testing, monitoring, and managing user experience was either completely manual or totally absent from the development cycle. UI issues often went unnoticed until discovered in production by customers. Not an ideal situation for anyone, as it led to slower development times and a poorer overall application experience. Read more…