• 2. Device policy

 

Levels and checkpoints

The levels for Device policy are typified as follows:

  • Mobile basics: The tests are performed on randomly available test devices
  • Mobile advanced: Test devices are accurately selected
  • Mobile expert: Test devices selection is continuously evaluated 

Please find the checkpoints below.

Mobile basics
1. Physical devices are used in testing in an ad hoc manor.
2. Emulators and simulators are used for testing new OS releases.
3. A budget for test devices is provided by the organization.
Mobile advanced
1. Analytics (App store and Market analysis) are performed to narrow down choices in device selection.
2. A Cloud lab is available for devices that are not physically present.
3. The device lab is designed so that it can be used for multiple types of tests.
Mobile expert
1. The market is analyzed periodically in order to update the test lab.
2. There is a policy for updating the software on the devices to make educated decisions.
3. (beta) user devices are used for robustness testing.