passbrains is now part of the msg group

msg has announced the acquisition of the crowdsourcing supplier passbrains. With this acquisition, msg is expanding its service portfolio to include crowdsourcing: The offering ranges from ideation and functional testing to user and customer experience as well as the testing of IoT devices in the field.

Home Office might be here to stay

Thanks to Covid-19 more and more are forced to work from home and nobody knows for how long. Everyone hopes that companies will start populating their offices again in a few months from now, but eventually this could take much longer. We all know that the financial damages from this crisis will be massive for businesses across many sectors, therefore cost-saving will become an imperative. So for...

Telecom Trends and the Benefits of Crowdtesting

The telecom industry has experienced continuous technical transformation over the past decade. The Internet of Things (IoT), the digital era we are living in, and groundbreaking technologies have all contributed to the growth of the telecom industry. However, experts forecast a period of saturated telecom penetration and implicitly a period of challenges to overcome.

3 Design Patterns for Keeping Your Test Automation Code DRY

You would be hard pressed to find a software engineer who doesn’t understand the importance of keeping code DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself). Initially coined in The Pragmatic Programmer, the DRY principle states that “every piece of knowledge must have a single, unambiguous, authoritative representation within a system.” But while we generally remember to apply DRY principles to our production code,...

4 Ways Crowdtesting Can Make Your Project More Agile

The digital world is constantly evolving. The next big thing is always around the corner, and businesses must be quick to adapt if they don’t want to drown in the undercurrent of the next wave of innovation. Success and survival are intimately tied with an organization’s ability to be Agile.

And so it was that in 2001, a ragtag team of developers signed the Agile Manifesto:

“Individuals and...

The Liberty Global Customer Success Story

Since several years, Liberty Global companies in Switzerland, Austria and Germany are using passbrains' solutions and services to run UX studies, functional tests and to gain customer experience insights. Here's our latest update on this awesome customer success story: