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ISTQB® Software testing certifications exceed 300,000

Survey of certified ISTQB software testers indicates that 92% find certification helps demonstrate professional competency.

Survey: 89% of software testers more valuable to their organization after ISTQB certification

100,000 Software Testing Professionals Now ISTQB Certified

Electronic exams now available at hundreds of U.S. locations for ISTQB software tester certification exams


Featured Articles by ASTQB Volunteers

ASTQB President Patricia A. McQuaid, Ph.D.: “Adopt Your Local Professor: The Need for Industry and Academia to Work Together

ISTQB President Rex Black: “ISTQB Certification: Why You Need It and How to Get It

Gerald D. Everett “Point/Counterpoint: Test Principles Revisited


ISTQB Certification News

2014, Issue 1 Highlights: Should your next career step be “test manager,” “test analyst,” or “technical test analyst”?

2013, Issue 4 Highlights: Do you want to be a happier, more productive tester?

2013, Issue 3 Highlights: Are you taking full advantage of having a certified testing team?

2013, Issue 2 Highlights: Is software testing REALLY a profession?

2013, Issue 1 Highlights: Why security testing is important to your career.

2012, Issue 4 Highlights: The most frequently asked question.

2012, Issue 3 Highlights: Testers have the happiest jobs.

2012, Issue 2 Highlights: The importance of test tools versus the test process.

2012, Issue 1 Highlights: How ISTQB Certification covers agile testing.

2011, Issue 4 Highlights: Learn how to pick testing tools.

2011, Issue 3 Highlights: Is the Testing Profession Headed Toward a Brick Wall?

2011, Issue 2 Highlights: The Most Efficient Form of Quality Assurance: Building Software the Right Way

2011, Issue 1 Highlights: What Do Test Managers Think About Your Certification?

2010, Issue 4 Highlights: Relying on More than Just Good Luck

2010, Issue 3 Highlights: ASTQB Certified College Students Make the Grade for Company’s Clients

2010, Issue 2 Highlights: Managing Rapid Growth in Testing Consulting and Outsourcing

2010, Issue 1 Highlights: What Led to Your Career in Testing?

2009, Issue 3 Highlights: Interview with Digital Design Engineer Lead Avinash Sharma, CTAL

2009, Issue 2 Highlights: Interview with Professor Patricia McQuaid, Ph.D., CTFL, CISA

2009, Issue 1 Highlights: Interview with Quality Assurance Manager Debra Friedenberg, CTFL

2008, Issue 2 Highlights: Interview with Test Manager Bill McMichael, CTAL, PMP, CSM

2008, Issue 1 Highlights: Interview with Freelance Consultant Jose Mata, CTFL


ASTQB Exhibit Trade Show Schedule

Find an ASTQB representative at the following conferences and trade shows throughout the year:

Better Software East
Better Software West
StarEast
StarWest
STP Con – Spring and Fall
CAST


Examples of Press Releases By Third Parties Announcing ISTQB Certification

Neither ASTQB or ISTQB endorse or are responsible for the press releases below, but provide them as a convenient resource for those looking for additional information on how companies are referencing ISTQB certification:

http://appliedclinicaltrialsonline.findpharma.com/appliedclinicaltrials/News/Almac-Testers-Receive-ISTQB-Software-Testing-Certi/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/527875


ASTQB is happy to assist you with your stories about software testing and software tester certification.  All interview requests may be directed to the following individuals:

Dave Stevens
Stevens & Stevens LLC
(317) 726-0788
dstevens@stevens-stevens.com

Lois Kostroski
ASTQB
(813) 319-0890
info@astqb.org