The Release of the Model-Based Testing Foundation Extension Syllabus

Model-based testing is an innovative test approach to improve effectivity and efficiency of the test process.
A model-based tester on a project uses models to drive test analysis and design, and keeps advantage of the models for other testing activities such as test implementation and reporting.
ISTQB® Model-Based Tester certification complements the core foundation level as a specialist module.
It provides a practical and easy entry to the MBT approach.
The ISTQB glossary of software testing terms defines Model-Based Testing as «Testing based on or involving models»


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