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ISTQB® Issues Worldwide Software Testing Practices Report 2015-2016

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board, the most popular software testing certification authority in the world, released the results of a test practices survey carried out at world-wide level. The survey, with more than 3200 respondents from 89 countries, can be considered the largest in the world in the software testing domain. The survey covers several […]

A Partner Story: BMM on ISTQB Partnerships, Training, and Certification

Numbering more than 100 around the world, ISTQB’s partners include some of the most forward-thinking organizations in the industry. The ISTQB Partner program recognizes organizations that have supported the professional develop of their software testing staff through ISTQB certification. Together, ISTQB and its partners are having a positive impact on quality assurance and business outcomes. […]

3500+ Software Testers Certified in Canada by the CSTB

The Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB) is pleased to announce that it has certified over 3500 software testers in Canada. As a leader in software testing certification in Canada, CSTB certified testers are recognized as some of the most successful testers in the country as ISTQB certification has become the de facto international standard.  Founded […]

ISTQB® revamps product portfolio and releases roadmap

ISTQB® – International Software Testing Qualifications Board, the most popular software testing certification authority in the world, voted on several important motions on the 26th of October in the General Assembly held in Shanghai, China. “We are witnessing several important trends in testing and there was a need to match new and existing certifications to […]

An Inside Look into the Testing Market

As of June 2015, ISTQB has issued more than 400,000 certificates in over 110 countries worldwide, with a growth rate of about 50,000 certifications per year. As the world’s most successful scheme for certifying software testers, the ISTQB has conducted a survey that looks at software testing practices worldwide. The information is useful for all […]

ISTQB’s Worldwide Impact

Software errors cause massive problems around the world, ranging from subtle defects hindering customer experience to critical errors causing program failure. Today’s projects require quality and consistent testing from the very beginning, and the market demands it. It’s commonly known, that defects found and corrected early in the life cycle cost an organization far less […]

Holiday Greetings from the CSTB

The Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB) would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season. We thank you for your support throughout 2015 and look forward to sharing an exciting 2016 with you as members of the software testing community here in Canada.             About the CSTB: The CSTB (Canadian Software Testing Board) […]

Are you a Marketing Expert or do you know one?

The CSTB (Canadian Software Testing Board) is the Canadian national branch of the ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) is actively seeking for a Marketing Expert. The VP – Marketing position is one of 10 volunteer directors that govern the Canadian Software Testing Board.  It is an elected position and the incumbent must be committed […]

ISTQB® Model-Based Tester certification

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 […]

ISTQB® has issued 400,000 certifications in 100 countries worldwide

As of March 2015, ISTQB® has issued almost 400,000 certifications in 100 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.