imbus Peja L.L.C. has joined the program at the Gold Partnership level.
ISTQB® is pleased to announce that a new central register of successful candidates will be available on the ISTQB® website from June 2017. The Successful Candidate Register will list individuals who pass an ISTQB® certification examination (at all levels and across all modules) and who have given their consent to be included.
Read the Press Release here.
2016 was a great year for the ISTQB®, resulting in many visible outcomes like:
We would like to send a Happy New Year blessing to all testers and ISTQB® colleagues around the world!
As of June 2016, ISTQB® has issued almost 470,000 certifications in over 110 countries world-wide.
The scheme relies on a Body of Knowledge (Syllabi and Glossary) and exam rules that are applied consistently all over the world, with exams and supporting material being available in many languages.
See more in facts & figures http://www.istqb.org/about-as/facts-figures.html
At the ISTQB® General Assembly meeting in Seoul, Korea (October 2016), the ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer Certification syllabus (CTAL-TAE) was approved for general availability release.
Read the Press Release for more information.
ISTQB® is proud to announce that Mr. Robert V. Binder is the winner of the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award 2016. The Award Committee selected Mr. Binder in recognition of his commitment to software quality and the testing profession over the past 24 years.
Mr. Binder is a high-assurance thought leader, serial entrepreneur, and system architect. He recently joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute. He is a sought-after speaker and author of the definitive Testing Object-oriented Systems, two other books, and many articles. He is a model-based testing specialist who developed the multi-dimensional testing methodology. He co-chaired the X9 D14 working group adapting the ISO 9001 Quality Management standard to automated trading systems. As a member of IEEE working group P1633, Recommended Practice for Software Reliability Engineering, he drafted sections on software process and risk management. Mr. Binder received the MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the BA and MBA from the University of Chicago. He is an IEEE Senior Member, ACM
If you would like to provide us with feedback on how ISTQB® certification has worked for you or your staff, please complete our 10-minute survey (around 20 questions) which will be open until 15th Of December 2016.
Please see more information and answer the survey here: http://ISTQB.survey2016.sgizmo.com/s3/. Your opinion is important for us.
ISTQB® is pleased to announce that Aspire Systems India has achieved the Platinum partner status.
See http://www.aspiresys.com/ and visit www.istqb.org/partner for more details about the Partner Program
In 2016 ISTQB® will be presenting the fifth International Software Testing Excellence Award. This is an annual prize that is given for outstanding contributions to the field of software quality.
Anyone can make a nomination for the Award, which recognises innovation, research and the promotion of the software testing profession. Nominate your choice for the International Software Testing Excellence Award before the 12th of August!
Please note: Nominations for the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award can be submitted by anyone (except Award Panel members). Nominees can be private individuals, institutions, companies or organizations. Nomination proposals need to be submitted through the Submission Form and need to give clear reasons for the nomination, as well as references that validate the nominee's achievements. Anonymous and self-nomination proposals will not be accepted.
Nominate your choice here http://awards.istqb.org/submission.html.