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Interview with Cees Artz

The CSTB would like to acknowledge the very first individual to complete all four levels of the Canadian Software Testing Board Certification, Cees Artz. We had an opportunity to interview Mr. Artz and discover a bit more about him, his experience with CSTB, and the field of software testing. Please meet our very first Advanced […]

New President of the ISTQB

ISTQB, the International Software Testing Qualifications Board, has chosen Mr. Yaron Tsubery, Director of QA & Testing Manager at Comverse, Israel to be its new elected president for 2009-2010. See attached press release from ISTQB

Change to Advance Level Exams

In late March 2009, the ISTQB announced a change to the Advanced Level Exams. To coincide with this change, effective April 8, 2008, all Canadian Software Testing Board Advanced Level exams are 3 hours long, made up of 65 questions, and require a passing mark of 65%. The CSTB has set the fee for this […]

“Testing”, and “Quality Assurance”

Every company has their own functional and organizational uses for the terms, “Testing”, and “Quality Assurance”. To be fair, the actions that are done are more important than what they are called. It is common for Testing activities to be subsets of a larger Quality Assurance Life Cycle. While Quality Assurance sets out the framework […]

100,000 Software Testing Professionals Now ISTQB Certified

For Immediate Release 24 October 2008 Media Contact: Rex Black, CTAL info@istqb.org +1 (830) 438-4830 100,000 Software Testing Professionals Now ISTQB Certified World’s Most Popular Software Testing Certification Reaches New Milestone BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (24 October 2008) – The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) announced that, through their National Boards and Exam Boards, they have […]

New Magazine for Professional Testers

Testing Experience is a high quality magazine for professional testers made by and issued for people involved in testing.  This magazine is free of charge and finances itself with adverts. Download a free PDF version, or subscribe to a paper version at www.testingexperience.com.

Presentations from CSTB Board Members

Here are presentations that were delivered to a Breakfast Seminar presented by Alliance Training Network. Learn about the objective and focus of CSTB. Presentation by Susan Burgess (PowerPoint) Presentation by Gary Mogyorodi (PowerPoint) (updated February 10, 2009)

What is the ISTQB International Software Quality Testing Board?

The ISTQB is composed of volunteer representatives from each existing national board, such as the CSTB. The ISTQB decides on the standards for certification and the necessary accreditation requirements to be an ISTQB accredited training provider. Working parties within the ISTQB are responsible for developing and maintaining the Foundation, Advanced and Expert Level syllabi, exam […]