Software Testing White Papers

Improve your software testing career, testing effectiveness, and company with these free software testing white papers from ASTQB.

Building a Software Testing Team

In this white paper, a software industry leader discusses the first step in hiring the right candidates by examining the processes and key qualities they look for when hiring software testers. Whether you are looking for a software testing job or trying to hire software testers, you will find this a compelling read.

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How to Staff a Test Team

Will you need to do specialty testing? If so, you’ll need to add the people to handle that work. Since it tends to be sporadic, it maybe be better to acquire specialists as needed rather than building them into the permanent project teams. This is your guide to understanding how to put together the best test team for any project.

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What You Need to Know About Advanced Certification

If you don’t yet have ISTQB Advanced Level Certification, you will find this interview very interesting! In it, successful test manager Tom Adams describes: 1) Why you shouldn’t fear the Advanced Level exam. 2) How to prepare for the exam, including two very important tips you don’t want to miss. 3) Why it’s so good for your career – and your company – that you become Advanced Level certified. Upon submission, you can also access the podcast if you prefer to listen to this interview.

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4 Reasons Software Developers Should Pair with a Certified Software Tester

As a software developer, you create wonderful things. Your contributions can help companies, clients and colleagues around the world to be more productive. But when a critical defect makes the headlines, software development can be frustrating, anxiety-inducing, and costly, to say the least. That’s why we suggest these 4 reasons you should pair with an ISTQB certified software tester.

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7 Things a Software Testing Manager Wants in an Employee

If you are a software tester, you will find this white paper to be exceptionally valuable as it offers tips that will build your career. If you are a software testing manager, you will find this to be an excellent guide that you can use as a point of discussion with your software testers as you build the best software testing team possible.

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Considering a Career Change? Here are 4 Reasons You Should Choose Software Testing.

Are you thinking about changing careers? This white paper helps you understand why software testing can be a great career, and provides suggested steps for you to make the career transition.

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4 Reasons Students Should Consider Becoming a Software Tester

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” When you were asked that question as a child, you probably didn’t answer, “I want to be a software tester.” But for many people, it’s the perfect career choice. If you are a student trying to decide on a profession, here are 4 reasons you should consider becoming a software tester.

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Which Software Testing Career Path is Right for You?

Where should you start in your software testing career? More importantly, where should go in your testing career, and how do you get there?

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How to Get a Job in Software Testing: 7 Qualities of the Successful Software Testing Job Applicant

If you are interested in the software testing field, there are 7 qualities that can improve your chances of being a successful software testing job applicant. Identified through a review and analysis of software testing job postings, these qualities were common themes across many industries and companies.

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Get Promoted: 4 Ways ISTQB Software Tester Certification Paves The Way For Promotion

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? This is the information you need.

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Cut Software Development Costs

Learn how you can save money and speed delivery while reducing defects.

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Find and Retain Skilled Software Testers

How do you find good testers? More importantly, how do you keep them? Here is the answer.

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Leading the Way: Why Test Team Leaders Need To Be Certified With Their Team

Learn how you can gain the respect of your team while building their confidence.

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A Case Study: 14 Lessons Why Quality Doesn’t Just Happen

This entertaining but exceptionally helpful case study offers lessons that will help developers, testers and managers alike.

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