Travis Hatridge

Travis is the Marketing Manager at spriteCloud. He has an MSc in Marketing and a background in content marketing. He enjoys cooking, travelling, and long walks through the forest.

eCommerce Testing: best practices for happy customers

Best Practices for eCommerce Testing

Table of Contents For most retail businesses, the holiday shopping season is typically the most important period of the year to earn revenue. In some cases this is also when they get the most of their yearly revenue.  To do this though, a seamless user experience is key. When a small inconvenience in the order …

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Getting to know us: Inna, our new Test Engineer

Getting to know us: Inna, our new Test Engineer.

Further strengthening our complement of incredible testers originally from Ukraine, is Inna. I think what makes Inna such a strong test engineer is her interest in continually developing her skills and her love of trying new things. This combined with her strong work ethic means that her addition is going to make almost any team …

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Getting to know us: Sebastiaan, our new Software Engineer Intern

Getting to know us: Sebastiaan, Software Engineer Intern

We’ve been very fortunate at spriteCloud to hire a lot of great interns to assist in the development of our SaaS product Calliope Pro. We don’t know if it’s just Gijs’ management skills or if there is something in the water at these schools, but we suspect its Gijs and the raw talent of our …

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Getting to know us: Max, our new Test Engineer

Max, our new Test Engineer

A few months ago we were lucky enough to have Max join spriteCloud as a Test Engineer. It’s incredible how someone so young and fresh-faced comes with a ton of digital agency side functional testing experience. Aside from Max’s experience and high level of taking ownership of projects, he is also just a great person …

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Five Best Practices for Successful Salesforce Testing

Five Berst Practices for Salesforce Testing

Salesforce is a popular customer relationship management (CRM) application and ecosystem that has grown rapidly in market share and maturity over the last ten years or so. Salesforce’s CRM offering and its accompanying customer service, marketing automation, and application development features have made it an incredibly popular choice for enterprise-level organisations. As with any complex, …

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spriteCloud nominated for Computable Award 2020

Noimated for the Computable Awards 2020

We are happy to announce that spriteCloud has been nominated for Computable.nl’s Service Award for 2020.  It is always an honour to be recognised for our contribution to the software development and quality assurance world, and to also be included with organistions of this calibre. Even if we don’t win the award, this nomination tells …

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spriteCloud on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List

spriteCloud made it on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list

We recently learned that spriteCloud made it on Deloitte’s prestigious Fast 500 list! We are very happy about that fact. We ranked number 473 on the Technology Fast 500 list for EMEA with growth of 177%. This list is a ranking of the fasted growing technology companies in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. …

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Press Release: spriteCloud appoints Justin Leavenworth as Managing Director of Cybersecurity

After a successful 18 months of offering cybersecurity and penetration testing services, spriteCloud has appointed a dedicated managing director to further grow the cybersecurity services arm of the company.  Amsterdam, The Netherlands – August 3, 2020 – spriteCloud B.V., an Amsterdam-based quality assurance testing and cybersecurity services provider, is announcing the appointment of Justin Leavenworth …

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Testing Titans: Saskia Coplans, Data Protection Officer and Privacy & Security Specialist

Testing Titans: Saskia Coplans

Welcome to our Testing Titans interview series! Our interviews are meant to bring attention to the unsung heroes of the software development world, Software Testers. Our goal is to raise awareness of software testing by conducting in-depth interviews with thought leaders and conference speakers working in QA, test automation, and cybersecurity. Check-in regularly with this …

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Calliope Pro: Manage Teams of Remote Working Developers and Testers

Remote Working Tool For Devs and Testers

The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has the world in panic, economies crashing, and businesses struggling to adapt to a new way of working, working from home. spriteCloud is now providing assistance to businesses with its COVID-19 Business Aid Package. Learn more about how this could help your business. As businesses try to adapt to remote working …

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Testing Titans: Alex Schladebeck, Managing Director and Head of Quality

Testing Titans with Alex Schladebeck

Welcome to the second instalment in the Testing Titans series! The goal behind these interviews is to lift the veil on the software testing world and shine a light on the concepts, tools, and people that are shaping the industry. Keep an eye out for this series of in-depth interviews with these thought leaders and …

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Test Automation Tools and Frameworks

Test Automation Tools and Frameworks

Test automation is a double-edged sword. Master Sword – Cross @seekpng.com Tools Cypress.io Detox TestCafe Xamarin On one side, test automation is a powerful process that can significantly increase your development team’s performance and test coverage.  On the other side, test automation can be difficult to implement, maintain, and stay within budget, especially with inexperienced …

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Press Release: spriteCloud Launches Subscription-Based Software Testing Services

Software Testing Subscription simplifies testing.

New monthly subscription service aims to make software quality assurance more consistent and affordable in the face of ever quicker software release cycles. Amsterdam, The Netherlands – January 2nd, 2020 – spriteCloud B.V., an Amsterdam based software testing and cybersecurity services provider, announces the launch of a Software Testing Subscription service. The new subscription model …

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Testing Titans: Bas Dijkstra, test automation trainer and consultant

Testing Titans with Bas Dijkstra

Welcome to Testing Titans! Consider this the first in a series of many in-depth interviews with movers and shakers in the software testing and quality assurance industry. The goal behind these interviews and, the series as a whole, is to lift the veil on the software testing world and shine a light on the concepts, …

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Getting to know us: Justin Kruisdijk, our new Business Development Manager

Getting to know us: Justin Kruisdijk, our new Business Development Manager

He’s tall, he’s friendly, he’s Dutch, and he’s a Feyenoord fan. We won’t hold it against you, Justin.  All jokes aside though, we’re happy to welcome Justin as the newest member of the spriteCloud family and the newest addition to our Business Development team.  Tell us about yourself. Hi! My name is Justin Kruisdijk. I …

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Dutch site’s zero-day hack: a lesson in vulnerability scanning

The hack of the Dutch site, hookers.nl, provides a valuable lesson on cybersecurity.

Last month (at the time of writing this post), a Dutch website was hacked. This was not just any website. It was a forum used by, among others, employees of Dutch governmental institutions like law enforcement, foreign affairs and the ministry of defence. Normally such a breach would simply mean that users of the affected …

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FD Gazellen 2019, another award on the shelf!

FD Gazellen 2019 has been awarded

Great news! For the fifth time, spriteCloud joins roughly 700 other businesses in the Netherlands in being awarded the FD Gazellen by Het Financieele Dagblad (The Financial Daily Paper). The FD Gazellen is an award given to the fastest-growing companies of the year. Not only is revenue an assessment criteria but also growth in full-time …

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Getting to know us: Marianne Uhl, our new Test Automation Engineer Intern

Marianne Uhl our new intern

It’s been about half a year since our last intern Robin left us and in that period we started to miss the youthful energy that comes with working with an impressionable student who is eager to learn. We were fortunate enough to be able to bring Marianne on board, who is not only a quick …

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LambdaTest cross-browser testing results in Calliope.pro

LambdaTest and Calliope.pro team up

spriteCloud’s Calliope.pro and LambdaTest team up to deliver functional testing results. What this means is that we have identified LambdaTest as an excellent solution for cross-browser functional testing in the cloud and recommend it to clients as our preferred Functional Testing Partner. This also means that LambdaTest has also seen great potential in Calliope.pro as …

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