10 Reasons to Choose Applause

When it comes to QA, you have a lot of options - in-house, outsourcing, crowdsourcing, beta testing. Learn why Applause stands out from all the rest.
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10 Tips of Web App Testing

With browsers, plugins, third party apps, programming languages and more, testing your web app has never been more complicated. It's also never been more critical.
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2013 Mobile Merit Awards Winners Announced

The 2015 SD Times 100: ‘Best in Show’ in Software Development

5 Watch-Outs With The Apple Watch

Apple is shaking up the wearables world with the introduction of the Apple Watch. Learn five key things to watch out for when developing and using the Apple Watch.
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5 Ways to Revolutionize Your QA

Testing expert James Whittaker offers five insights that will revolutionize your QA and make your team more effective.
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5 Ways to Win with Mobile Automation

Pitfalls to avoid and best practices to consider when taking on automation.
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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Applause

Applause offers software testing services, but we do a lot more than that. Learn how Applause promotes higher app quality in everything we do.
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8 Essentials of Crowdsourced Testing

Crowdsourcing lets firms to tap into the creativity and diversity of a global community and deliver high quality products on tight schedules. But not all crowdsourcing is the same.
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Airline and Hotel Apps Get Lousy Reviews from Users

AlwaysOn’s East List Of Top 100 Companies

The App Guy Podcast: Winning Apps Test In the Wild – A Discussion with Matt Johnston of Applause

Applause Announces Addition of Michael Weinberg as General Manager of Applause Israel

Applause Announces Addition of Thom Kenney to its Executive Team as CTO

Applause Announces Test Automation Solution for Mobile, Wearable and Web Apps

FierceDeveloper: Applause, Azetone and Ubertesters empower developers to improve app usability

Applause CEO and Co-Founder Doron Reuveni is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Finalist in New England

Applause Collaborates on Mobile Application Quality Solutions with IBM

Applause Extends Partnership With Breezeworks™ To Provide High Quality Digital Experiences For Independent Service Businesses

Applause Extends Partnership with Passport to Provide Highest Quality Parking and Transit Applications

Applause Helps American Red Cross Become Digital Leader in Emergency Preparedness

Applause Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner at the 2015 American Business Awards

Applause Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2016 American Business Awards

Applause Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2016 American Business Awards

Applause Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner at the 2015 American Business Awards

Applause Launches ARC – The Application Resource Center

Applause Launches Enterprise-Grade Mobile Beta Management Offering

Applause Makes 3rd Consecutive Appearance in INC. 5000’s Top 1000

Applause Makes 4th Consecutive Appearance in top 25% of INC. 5000

Applause Makes 5th Consecutive Appearance in INC. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Applause Makes Fifth Consecutive Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Applause Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies for Record Third Straight Year

Applause Named one of Boston’s 10 Coolest Companies

Applause Named SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award Finalist For Its Mobile Beta Management Offering

Applause Wins 2016 SIIA CODiE Award for its Mobile Beta Management Offering

Applause Wins 2016 Silver Stevie® Award from the International Business Awards

Applause Wins SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award for Best Business Intelligence Tools & Platforms

Applause Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2016 International Business Awards

Baltimore Sun: Under Armour launches brand’s first suite of fitness-tracking products

Bartending.News: Mobile Apps Boost Sales At Starbucks, Taco Bell, Domino’s

BBJ: CEOs From Boston’s Fastest Growing Companies Offer Sage Advice

The BBJ’s Best Places to Work

BestTechie: Mobile commerce growth explodes, while some top retailers lag dangerously behind

Beta Boston: Applause (formerly uTest) announces itself in big way by acquiring German testing leader

Beta Boston: Applause partners with Appirio to build an app testing, crowdsourcing developer community

Beta Boston: Push button, get tacos: Order-ahead a hit with restaurant app users

Beta Boston: Users Like Spending Trackers but Don’t Love Their Bank Apps

Beta Boston: With Valentine’s Day Approaching, Will an App Lead You to the One?

BetaBoston: Applause and IBM partner to bring app quality to enterprise

BetaBoston: Does your app make the grade? Applause releases report cards for travel, retail apps

BetaBoston: Who isn’t so psyched about Apple’s iPhone and Watch news today?

betanews: The Best Mobile Apps for Business Users

Bloomberg: Applause Co-Founder Roy Solomon Looks to the Future of the Apps Economy – Bloomberg TV

Bloomberg: Apple’s Next Challenge is Making High-Tech Go High-Fashion

Bostinno: 25 Key Funding Deals in Boston Tech This Year

BostInno: 5 Healthy Apps to Help Keep Your Resolutions

Bostinno: 5 of the ‘Most Promising’ Companies Hail from Boston

Bostinno: Announcing Boston’s Coolest Companies

Bostinno: Why Applause Could IPO This Year

Bostinno: Applause relaunches uTest

Bostinno: Here are the best Health and Fitness Apps

BostInno: uTest Officially Changes Name to Applause, Acquires TestHub

Boston Business Journal: uTest changes name to Applause, acquires German company as it charges toward IPO

Boston.com: uTest leads 7 Massachusetts businesses on Forbes list of most promising companies

Business Insider: The 8 highest-rated travel apps

Business Insider: America’s Most Popular Dating Apps – From Best to Worst

Business Insider: The first crop of Apple Watch apps will likely be battery hogs, says a guy that tests iOS apps for a living

Business Insider: New iOS 8 Apps Will Work ‘Like Magic’, Software Tester Says

Business Insider: Restaurants are using this method to keep you coming back

Business Insider: Retail apps must innovate to provide a better user experience

Business Insider: There’s an army of apps to get almost anything you want on demand — here are the best and worst

Bustle: These are the Best-Rated Dating Apps of 2016

Bustle: Dating Apps That are Falling Out of Favor with Singles

The Cheat Sheet: 15 apps to download now for a healthier 2016

Chicago Tribune: Not many travel apps worth downloading, study finds

CIO: Top 10 mobile apps for business executives

CMO.com: Byline – The Role of Brand Journalism in the Modern Marketing Mix

CNBC: 3 Reasons the Apple Watch Might Still Flop

CNBC: Cornering the App Testing Market and Focusing on App Quality

CNBC: Why Apple’s iPhone 6 is stressing out developers

About.com Travel: Report Reveals the Best and Worst Travel Apps

Communicating the Value of QA

Does management view QA as an equal part of the SDLC? These tips will help you communicate the value of QA in a way execs will understand.
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Connected Cars

Learn about the in-car landscape, why quality matters and where you should focus your testing.
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Connected TVs

Learn about the connected TV ecosystem, why quality matters and where you should focus your testing.
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Crowdsourced Usability Testing

In the past, usability studies were expensive and took months to complete. Today, UX testing can be done in weeks by companies of all sizes.
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Crowdsourcing.org: Applause Announces IBM Alliance

Crowdsourcing.org: uTest Rebrands to Applause, Announces Testhub Acquisition

Daily Crowdsource: Applause and Appirio Partner to Streamline Corporate App Development and Testing

Daily Dot: Unheard of Apps Beat Tinder and Grindr

Daily Dot – Unheard of Apps Beat Tinder and Grindr

Dr. Dobbs: Applause Launches Mobile Beta Management

Eater: Mobile Apps Boost Sales at Starbucks, Taco Bell, Domino’s

Embracing Agile

The principles of Agile are now accepted by dev teams of all shapes and sizes. Learn the keys to Agile success.
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EnterpriseAppsTech: Skype, Facebook Messenger, and BBM among list of worst rated business apps

Entrepreneur: What You Need to Know to Enter the Hot Health and Fitness App Category

Esprit de Marque: L’exemple de ce que devrait être un blogue d’entreprise: ARC

Fastest-Growing Tech Company of the Year – Up to 2,500 Employees

FierceDeveloper: How iOS developers can start using 3D Touch in the iPhone 6S for mobile games

Forbes: 20 Amazing Companies Founded During the Financial Crisis

Forbes: America’s Most Promising Companies: The Top 25 Of 2014

Forbes: An International Army Of Tech: Applause

Forbes: App Tracker uTest Raises $43M From Goldman Sachs For Future Acquisitions And IPO

Forbes: Applause Makes List of America’s Most Promising Companies for Record 3rd Straight Year

Forbes: Goldman Sachs Bets Millions on uTest

Forbes: Which Top Mobile Finance Apps Can Help The Budding Entrepreneur?

Forbes: uTest #7 on Forbes’ 2014 list of America’s Most Promising Companies

Forrester: 2014 US Mobile Insurance Functionality Benchmark

Forrester: Applause gets high marks in Forrester Mobile Usability Study

Forrester: Build Five Star Mobile Apps

Forrester: Choose the Right Mobile Development Solutions

Forrester: Market Overview – Mobile App Testing

Forrester: Measuring Mobile Apps

Forrester: The Mobile Insurance Metrics That Matter

Forrester Report: Choose the Right Mobile Development Solutions for Your Organization

Forrester Report: Continuous Delivery is Reshaping the Future of ALM

Forrester Report: Mobile Development – Smooth Sailing or Titanic Voyage?

Forrester: TechRadar Retail Analytics, Q3, 2014

Forrester Webinar: e-Commerce Trends Win Customers in 2014

Fortune: These Are the 10 Best Apps For Business Executives

Fortune Data Sheet: Applause CMO Matt Johnston talks about iOS 8

Fortune: Don’t travel anywhere without these 10 apps

Gartner: Best Practices to Manage Turnouver and Sourcing for Mobile App Development

Gartner Blog: Crowdsourcing Enterprise Apps

Gartner: Competitive Landscape: Application Testing Services

Gartner Cool Vendor

Gartner: Cool Vendors in Mobile Marketing, 2013

Gartner: Crowdsourcing Application Development Will Fail Without Proper Planning and Risk Mitigation

Gartner: Deliver High-Quality Mobile Applications With Sentiment Analysis of App Ratings and Reviews

Gartner: Development to Achieve Agile Innovation

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Advanced Analytics and Data Science, 2014

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Application Development, 2014

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2013

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2014

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Application Services, 2014

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Application Services, 2014

Gartner: Intense Competition in Application Testing Services

Gartner: What You Should Know About Mobile App Analytics

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

Gartner: IT Market Clock for Enterprise Mobility, 2014

Gartner: Market Guide for Crowdsourced Application Testing Services

Gartner: Market Guide for Mobile Application Testing

Gartner: Market Insight: Use Strategic Levers That Enable Differentiation in Application Testing Services

Gartner: Market Trends: How to Successfully Navigate Intense Competition in Application Testing Services

Gartner: Mobile Application Testing

Gartner Names Applause as a “Cool Vendor” in Mobile Marketing, 2013

Gartner: People-Centric Experiences: Master the New Trends in Mobile Experience Design

Gartner: Pilot the Use of Crowdsourced Communities for Application

Gartner: Predicts 2013: Business Impact of Technology Drives the Future Application Services Market

Gartner Report: Competitive Landscape: Application Testing Services

Gartner: Report Highlight for Market Insight: Use Strategic Levers That Enable Differentiation in Application Testing Services

Gartner: Report Highlight for Market Trends: How to Successfully Navigate

Gartner Report: Hype Cycle for Application Security

Gartner Report: What You Should Know About Mobile App Analytics

Gartner Report: Market Trends: How to Successfully Navigate Intense Competition in Application Testing Services

Gartner Report: Vendor Guide to the Right Application Testing Service Partner

Gartner: Seven Best Practices for Optimizing Mobile Testing Efforts

Gartner: Use Crowdsourcing as a Force Multiplier in Application Development

Gartner: Vendor Guide to the Right Application Testing Service Partner

Geektime: New Report Ranks the Top 10 Finance Apps on the Market

Geektime: uTest acquires European competitor Testhub and renames itself Applause

Geektime: uTest raises $43M and changes name to Applause

Geektime: If you want a great health app, go for pregnant women

Gigacom: Crowdsourced app-tester uTest buys Berlin’s Testhub, rebrands as Applause

Grunderszene: So bewerten Nutzer ihre Dating-Apps

Health IT Analytics: Patient Engagement Isn’t Easy When mHealth Apps are Subpar

IDC: Applause Partners with Appirio to Build an App Testing, Crowdsourcing Developer Community – June 5, 2014

IDC: Application Quality – The Next Generation

IDC: The Power of a Digital Crowd – Applause Shifts Gears in Europe

IDC Report: Application Testing in the Real World

IDC: ROI Spotlight on RunKeeper’s use of Applause

IDC Spotlight: News UK Testing ROI

IDC Spotlight: Trulia’s QA ROI

INC. Magazine “Build 100”

Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – Organizations up to 2500 Employees

Inside Mobile Apps: Applause Partners with Crittercism to Improve Mobile App Quality

Inside Mobile Apps: Software testing company uTest relaunches as Applause, acquires TestHub

Most Insightful Big Data and Analytics Innovation

Internet Retailer: Groupon grabs the top spot for best retail app

Introducing the Ovation Awards

ITProPortal: The Best Mobile Apps for Business Users

Keys to Mobile Usability

Still trying to figure out best UX practices for mobile? Learn what really matters when it comes to mobile usability and how to please your users.
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Listen To The Voice Of Your Customers

Don’t let customer feedback go to waste. Your customer experiences shouldn't happen in a vacuum. They are influenced by what your company does, what your competitors do and what is happening in the apps economy.
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Marketing Daily: Celebs Spotlight Domino’s’ High-Tech Ordering Options

MarketingProfs: Why Your Customers’ Emotions Affect Their App Experiences

MarketWatch: 10 Dating Apps That Users Can’t Stand

Marketwatch: The 5 most (and least) popular diet and fitness apps

Marketwatch: The Fitness Apps You Love (and Hate) [Video]

MarketWatch: The Most Loved and Hated Dating Apps in America

Media App Testing

Will your app keep users entertained or drive them into the arms of competitors? Don't loose consumers, address these major media app challenges before launch.
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Men’s Fitness: 12 of the Best Fitness and Health Apps for 2016

messageLOUD Turns to Applause to Test Its Driving Safety App, Designed to Eliminate Texting and Emailing While Driving

MITX 2014 What’s Next: Disruptive Genius Award

Mobile App Security Testing

The rise of mobile devices has led to some major security issues. If you want to avoid making headlines for all the wrong reasons, make sure your mobile app is secure in these key areas.
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Mobile Beta Management

Learn the benefits of beta, how to optimize your mobile beta programs, and the tools needed to drive a successful mobile beta program.
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Mobile Marketing Daily: Fanatics, Domino’s, Groupon Lead In App Satisfaction

Mobile Payments Today: Applause extends partnership with Passport mobile transit app

Mobile Strategies 360: Consumers Aren’t Loving Many Dating Apps

Mobile Strategies 360: Is Your Finance App Bankrupt?

Mobile Strategies 360: Restaurant apps leave consumers hungry for more

Mobile Strategies 360: Is your retail app on the “It” list?

Mobile Strategies 360: The skinny on the best health and fitness apps

Mobile Strategies 360: Travel apps: Some soar, others hit turbulence

NYLON: The Best Apps That Aren’t Tinder

Optimized E-Commerce

Today's retailers can't afford to have buggy, hard-to-use or unsecure apps and sites. If you want to come out on top, you need to embrace these proven e-Commerce methods.
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PandoDaily: With Apple Watch, Lessons from iPAD and Google Glass Lead Whole Industries to Take Caution

PayPal Executive Rahul Shah Joins Applause Executive Team to Scale Customer Success for Long Term Growth

PC Mag: Dear Valentine – Your Dating App Sucks!

PC Mag: Don’t Like Your Finance App? Most People Don’t

PC Mag: Retailer Apps: Most of Them Suck

IT Pro Portal: The best mobile apps for business users

PYMNTS.com: The Best (And Worst) Retail Apps According To Customers

ReadWrite: 4 Steps for Creating Happy Customer Experiences

readwrite: Applause Analytics shows that Android reviewers were much more active than iOS reviewers—and they liked their apps more, too.

Re/code: uTest Raises $43 Million for Crowdsourced Testing

Report: Who Has The Best Apps In Travel?

Retail TouchPoints: Retailers Lag Behind In App Quality But Fanatics, Domino’s And Groupon Stand Out

RetailDive: Report: Groupon, One Kings Lane top retail mobile app rankings

SD Times: Applause launches updated mobile app analytics tool to measure user sentiment in the global apps economy

SD Times: Applause mobile retail app report finds retailers need to embrace digital strategies

SD Times: Which apps are best (and worst) for finding a Valentine’s Day date

SD Times: uTest changes name to Applause; announces acquisition of leading EU crowdtesting firm, testhub, in multi-million dollar deal

SDtimes: Testing in a Continuous Delivery world

Security Testing

One security breech can severely damage your reputation. Two can be a death sentence for your business. Learn how to protect your users, and your company.
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Skift: Mobile Users Aren’t Accepting All the Hype About Airline and Hotel Apps

Spend Matters: Applause (uTest) WIP of the Week

Tech Cheat Sheet: How Do Android Apps Compare With iOS Apps?

Tech.Co: Applause Ranks Top Health and Fitness Apps

Tech.Co: The Best and Worst Dating Apps of the Year

Tech Innovation of the Year (for Applause) – At Organizations With Up to 1,000 Employees

TechCrunch: TechApp Tester uTest/Applause Acquires German’s Testhub To Grow Its Presence In Europe

TechCrunch: Utest, Now Called Applause, Secures $43M Series E Round Led By Goldman Sachs, To Roll Up App Testing Market

Testing Wearables

Learn about the unique challenges to testing wearables.
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The Alternative to Outsourced Testing

Is outsourced software testing the best approach? Learn how crowdsourced testing is more effective, efficient and leads to real-world success.
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The Essential Guide to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Learn how to utilize the new Android features that provide better app discoverability, more granularity of choice, and streamlined performance.
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The Essential Guide to iOS 9

iOS 9 introduced a lot of major changes, such as 3D Touch. Will your app look good and work well on this new OS version?
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The Importance of Testing (QA) to Game Developers


Learn all about the mobile gaming industry and how to develop and launch apps that win.
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The Key Steps to Comprehensive Testing

To get the best results, QA teams need to embrace a multifaceted approach to testing and app quality.
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The New Metrics of Testing

Which app metrics matter most? We explain how to measure the success and failure of new QA practices.
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The Next Web: uTest rebrands as Applause, acquires crowdtesting platform Testhub for European push

The Risks & Consequences of Poor App Quality

Releasing a poor quality app can cause more damage then you might realize...
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The Why and How of Responsive Design

Responsive web design is no longer a nice-to-have - learn how to make the transition
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TheNextWeb: Applause App Automation Wants to Make Testing Apps Quicker and Easier

tnooz: Analysis of travel app ecosystem benchmarks quality across 31 brands

Travel App Testing

Can your app keep up with your globe trotting customers? Learn about the biggest challenges faced by travel apps and how to overcome them.
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Yahoo! Travel: The Only Travel Apps Worth Downloading

Travel Pulse: Discover The Absolute Best and Worst Travel Apps Of The Year

USA Today: Don’t Let One Bad App Spoil Your Smartphone

USA Today: These travel apps make users the happiest, new report reveals

uTest Adds Chief Financial Officer To Executive Team

uTest A Back-To-Back Winner BBJ’s Best Places to Work

uTest CEO Doron Reuveni named Finalist for Ernst & Young’s 2012 New England Entrepreneur of the Year

uTest CEO Doron Reuveni named Finalist for Ernst & Young’s 2013 New England Entrepreneur of the Year

uTest Changes Name to Applause; Announces Acquisition of Leading EU Crowdtesting Firm, Testhub, in Multi-Million Dollar Deal

uTest Closes $43 Million Series E Round Led by Goldman Sachs

uTest Launches Professional Network Designed Specifically for Software Testers

uTest listed at number 7 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies for 2014

uTest listed at number 8 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies for 2013

uTest makes second straight year on Inc. 500

uTest Named #1 on the Boston Business Journal’s 2013 Pacesetters

uTest Named 7th Most Promising Company in America by Forbes Magazine

uTest Named a Top Innovator Winner

uTest Named America’s 16th Fastest Growing Private Company on 2012 Inc. 500 List

uTest Named a BostInno 50 on Fire Winner

uTest Named A Finalist For 2010 “Most Innovative Company of the Year”

uTest named Finalist for MassTLC’s 2012 Massachusetts Technology Leadership Awards’ Private Company of the Year

uTest Named “Most Innovative Company of the Year” by the ABA

uTest Named Private Company of the Year by MassTLC

uTest Named a Winner in 2009 American Business Awards

uTest named a Winner of CTIA’s 2013 Emerging Technology Awards

uTest Selected as 2012 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase Finalist

uTest Wins 2012 TiE50 Award

Venture Fizz: Talent on the Move – Pete Blair and Christopher Sowa Join Applause

VentureBeat: App testing firm Applause expands user-sentiment tracking across Europe

VentureBeat: Applause Now Shows Developers How Their Apps are Doing Around the World

VentureBeat: In the battle of the restaurant apps, almost everyone is losing, even McDonalds

VentureBeat: Groupon tops the app charts, while eleven major retailers are failing their users

VentureBeat: Utest gets $43M to test your apps in the real world

Venturebeat: Watch out, Wall Street: 27 tech IPOs to expect in 2015

Here are VentureBeat’s top 20 CMOs in New England

VentureFizz: 2014 in Review – The Big Monster Rounds of Funding

VentureFizz: Doron Reuveni – Ironman, Marathoner, Co-Founder and CEO of Applause – Boston’s Hidden Gem

VentureFizz: uTest/ Applause Announces a $43M Series E

Wall Street Journal: Applause Raises $43M to Test Apps, Hardware ‘In the Wild’

Wearables Magazine: Q&A: Matt Johnston, Applause

The World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship selects uTest as a Global Hot 100 Company

Xconomy: App Quality Study Shows No-Names Beating Some Big Brands in Mobile

Xconomy: UTest Adds $43MM for App Testing, Gets Ready for Future as Applause

Yahoo! Finance: Restaurants are using this method to keep you coming back