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What’s Next In Mobile Development?

Alectryomancy is a lesser-known method of fortune telling, once used in Ancient Rome to identify thieves. In alectryomancy, the diviner scatters grains of wheat on the letters of the alphabet written on the ground. The diviner predicts the future by … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of Testing Programs For Mobile Developers

In reaction to customer disappointment in meat quality, the USDA established a grading system for livestock in 1916. The practice carries on through today and is voluntary. Many beef processors opt to participate in the grading, as “prime” or “choice” … Continue reading

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The Role Testing Programs Have In Today’s Mobile Ecosystems

In 1992, the press dubbed the United States men’s Olympic basketball team the “Dream Team.” Comprising the likes of Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird, the team created its roster by skimming off elite players from NBA … Continue reading

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Mobile Certification Gives Way To Market-Driven Approach in QA

Recent evidence suggests that more than 17 million years ago, the Colorado River and its tributaries began to cut channels into the layers of rock in the Earth’s surface, creating the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Like the canyon, mobile quality … Continue reading

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The Not-So Good Ol’ Days Of Mobile Certification

In Parker Brothers’ Monopoly game, if you land on Boardwalk with a fleet of hotels, you might not have a penny to your name once your opponent is done with you. Monopolies also occurred in the early days of mobile … Continue reading

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Third Snack from the Sun

When Galileo declared that the earth orbited the sun, he was found guilty of heresy and placed under house arrest until his death. Of course, we now know the sun is at the center of our solar system and view … Continue reading

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Digital Snack Production: One Bite At A Time

Pythons are famous for their ability to consume large prey whole. To them, a water buffalo, six-foot long alligator or a 130-pound deer are manageable. But, when it comes to digital snacks, VMC expert Michael Pruitt tells us that a … Continue reading

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Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Next Steps in Digital Snack Methodology

Shampoo makers say squeaky clean hair results from an iterative process. VMC’s Michael Pruitt says that scrubbing digital communications of content consumers don’t find relevant or useful is also iterative. “Once you establish your organizing principle, developing digital snacks is an iterative … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg?

In any new endeavor, deciding what should come first can be a real dilemma. VMC’s Michael Pruitt continues his discussion on digital snack methodology by discussing the first step in a recipe for success for its real-world application. “A recipe gives you a … Continue reading

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Building Timeliness into Your Digital Snack Collection

To keep contents relevant and encourage repeat visits, museums round out their permanent collections with new acquisitions and special exhibits. They provide us with a selection of both the timeless and the timely. VMC’s Michael Pruitt explains how timing and … Continue reading

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