Applause Launches New Podcast Series on Developing and Releasing Five-Star Digital Experiences

Ready, Test, Go. brought to you by Applause features advice, insights and tips from the industry experts, software engineers, UX consultants and testers who have mastered the challenge of creating high-quality digital experiences.

Applause, a world leader in testing and digital quality, today announced the launch of the first three inaugural episodes of its new podcast titled, Ready, Test, Go. brought to you by Applause. Podcast host, David Carty, invites leading experts in the software industry, including technology executives, software engineers, user experience (UX) consultants and testers, to participate in lively discussions about their expertise, industry best practices and practical advice for creating high-quality digital experiences.

Each episode will focus on a specific industry or technology-related topic. Carty and his featured guests will examine challenges and opportunities faced by technology leaders, software engineers, product development teams, and quality assurance and testing professionals when developing digital experiences, and they will explore techniques and solutions for improving digital quality.

In episode 1, Testing in Two Days, Carty hosts software testing and quality assurance subject matter expert, Amy Reichert. Reichert, who has nearly two decades of testing experience, discusses how to make testing processes more efficient and comprehensive to help teams stay on target with tight release deadlines. She also examines characteristics that make testers more effective in their roles.

In episode 2, UX Metrics That Actually Make Sense, Carty dives into a discussion on building UX awareness, measuring UX effectiveness and developing better organizational buy-in, with UX and conversational artificial intelligence consultant and founder of outriderUX, Inge De Bleecker.

For episode 3, Why So Ceremonious? Carty hosts Jeff Payne, CEO and founder of Agile and DevOps consulting firm, Coveros. Payne details the tenets of Agile product development and testing, and walks listeners through the steps development teams should take to create Agile workflows for maximized efficiency and improved quality.

“We’re so excited to launch Ready, Test, Go,” said Luke Damian, chief growth officer for Applause. “Our intention is to offer industry professionals a fun and interesting venue to gain digital quality insights and practical tips they can use in their everyday roles, from thought leaders in software development, user experience and quality testing. Obviously, Applause is passionate about digital quality, and we hope to share our enthusiasm for and commitment to quality through the podcast,” Damian said.

Ready, Test, Go. brought to you by Applause is produced internally by Applause, and is available on the following players:

Future episodes will be posted monthly.

To learn more about the podcast, guests and episodes, visit

About Applause

Applause is a world leader in testing and digital quality. Brands today win or lose customers through digital interactions, and Applause delivers authentic feedback on the quality of digital assets and experiences, provided by real users in real-world settings. Our disruptive approach harnesses the power of the Applause platform and leverages the uTest community of more than one million independent digital testers worldwide. Unlike traditional testing methods (including lab-based and offshoring), Applause responds with the speed, scale and flexibility that digital-focused brands require and expect. Applause provides insightful, actionable testing results that can directly inform go/no go release decisions, helping development teams build better and faster, and release with confidence. Digital-first brands rely on Applause as a best practice to deliver the digital experiences their customers love.

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