An automation testing framework that resulted in a 50% reduction in testing time
About Seeking Alpha
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With a rapidly expanding user base, and to keep up with user expectations, their product roadmap was getting longer & longer; requiring faster delivery and smoother app releases.
As with all growing platforms wanting to build new products, testing and QA of new features was paramount, but their app release schedule was falling behind user expectations. Ensuring smoother app releases required a robust testing infrastructure and team to join Seeking Alpha.
"Our experience with brining on a mobile development team from Ciklum was absolutely stellar."
What did Ciklum do
The Ciklum team was key to the development of the Seeking Alpha app, used by 17 million users every month, developing a continual product roadmap delivery strategy, and helping improve user experience.
Ciklum’s expertise in mobile app development paired with a deep understanding of complex testing frameworks allowed the Ciklum team to navigate blockers in the production roadmap. The team’s approach allowed automated testing to be implemented at pace, ultimately speeding up delivery.
To further enhance Seeking Alpha’s development operations and user security, Ciklum was responsible for penetration testing across both mobile and web platforms.
50% cut in testing time.
Substantial reduction in bugs upon app release.