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alpha testing

The testing of a product with commercial potential by those knowledgeable about the product and closely associated with its design, but who are not part of the R&D staff of the developer.
In the alpha testing phase of product development, bugs, errors and glitches that might cause software or hardware “crashes” are identified and corrected; under alpha testing, the product is put through all its anticipated applications, and field product experts are brought in to provide a real-world dimension to the development process.
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Alpha Tests. Alpha Tests are events necessary to meet contractual requirements by capturing initial baseline capability for Service use.
The CLER site visits were alpha tested in July 2012 to validate the process, and beta testing began in September 2012.
First, Cronbach's [6] alpha test was used to measure the internal consistency on each of the components.
The association's timetable, again in newspeak, calls for a tower-friendly Alpha test site to be up and running by the first quarter of 2000, a Beta test site by June of 2000 and, if the technology proves out, a full-blown rollout in a defined geographic area by the first quarter of 2001.
Although it is very much in the alpha test stage, the current outline of the help file indicates that EBSCO is going to beef up its software significantly.
The Alpha test of PokAaAaAeA@land includes six islands with 52 stag and 134 kinds of PokAaAaAeA@mon to collect, train or fight.
2K's "Evolve" has just recently announced that the latest update has affected the release of the alpha test of the title.
Headquartered in Timisoara, Romania, Alpha Test SRL will be representing Geotest's complete line of products, including PXI- & PC-based instrumentation, GBATS systems, ATEasy software, and the legacy instrument replacement product line for the Romanian market.
Bungie's "Destiny" is shaping up quite nicely after the E3 2014 and the alpha test that's exclusive to PlayStation players.