Applause Recognized as a Leader in Crowd testing by NelsonHall

Boston, Massachusetts - November 16, 2017

Applause, the global leader in digital experience quality, today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in the latest NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment (NEAT) of crowdtesting companies, as well as in its subsidiary market segments for user experience and mobile.

“We’re honored to be acknowledged as a leader in crowdtesting by NelsonHall – a respected analyst firm known for its high standards and dedication to quality,” said Charlie Ungashick, CMO of Applause. “Applause is a true leader and visionary in crowdtesting. Our digital testing, user feedback, and market insights offerings help our clients deliver flawless digital experiences to their customers. We view this recognition from NelsonHall as a signifier not only of our past and present successes, but a validation of our vision for the future.”

“There is a tremendous amount of momentum and excitement in the crowdtesting market, and Applause is one of the companies at the helm of this movement,” said Dominique Raviart, IT Services Research Director at NelsonHall. “Not only does Applause have the capabilities to meet the needs of customers today, it has built a solid foundation to succeed in the future.”

Founded in August 2007, Applause pioneered the category of crowdtesting. The company was recently recognized for its 186% growth rate on the Deloitte Fast 500 and it also boasts an impressive client list, including Google, Amazon, Uber, Microsoft, CNN and Nike, among many others. Applause has the largest community of testers in the world with more than 300,000 testers operating on more than 2.4 million devices in more than 200 countries and territories.

Read NelsonHall’s write up of Applause in this report or learn more about the company’s services for Digital Testing, User Feedback and Market Insights.


About NelsonHall

NelsonHall is the leading global analyst firm dedicated to helping organizations understand the ‘art of the possible’ in next generation IT and business services. With analysts in the U.S., U.K., and Continental Europe, NelsonHall provides buy-side organizations with detailed, critical information on markets and vendors that helps them make fast and highly informed sourcing decisions. And for vendors, NelsonHall provides deep knowledge of market dynamics and user requirements to help them hone their go-to-market strategies. NelsonHall’s research is rigorous and all-original, and widely respected for the quality, depth and insight of its analysis.

About Applause

Applause is the world leader in testing and digital quality. Brands today win or lose customers through digital interactions, and Applause alone can deliver 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 a vetted community of more than one million digital experts worldwide. Unlike traditional testing methods (including lab-based and offshoring), we respond 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. Thousands of digital-first brands – including Ford, Google, Western Union and Dow Jones – rely on Applause as a best practice to deliver the digital experiences their customers love.

Learn more at www.applause.com.