How test orchestration helps in releasing faster mobile app features

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In today’s digital world, consumers demand that enterprises release mobile app features faster and developers are facing challenging times to keep up with the expectations of modern customers. Speed matters when it comes to mobile applications and in this blog we will cover how leveraging intelligent test orchestration helps developers achieve faster release cycles.

Why is it important to release mobile features faster?

● App store ratings and rankings

It...

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Bergamo, Italy.

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GFT and CloudFrame help industries say ‘cheerio’ to COBOL

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41% of UK data is unused or unwanted

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The enormity of the task

Despite the excess of unused and...

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Merger Deal

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