ABOUT US


Driving Software Testing Forward in the UK

UK Testing Board (UKTB) is a not for profit legal entity formed in 2007 whose roles include:

  • Support for ISTQB® certification schemes in the UK
  • Provision of accreditation for ISTQB® trainers and training materials in the UK via our exam partners (BCS and iSQI)
  • Working with testers, employers, education and other standard bodies to advance the professionalism of the software testing profession in the UK
  • The power behind UK language ISTQB® exams for BCS, iSQI and other international ISTQB® Exam Boards
  • Leading the industrialisation of Software Testing within the UK market through process consistency and standards adoption

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UKTB Board Members

WHO ARE WE


The UKTB is a not for profit organisation, made up of volunteers from within the UK.  The Directors work on a voluntary basis on the board. All are specialists, practitioners, consultants and trainers that have experience in software testing and quality assurance related positions.

The board represents a cross section of testing companies from the UK (large companies, smaller companies and training providers) where no more than 49% of the board can be selected from any one company.

Each board member has a set of defined responsibilities as shown in the image.

Latest UKTB Updates

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Our December branch event annual social and AGM is on 10th December with speaker @PurpleFrogAlex from @PurpleFrogSys talking to us about #machinelearning Free to register here: https://t.co/3Yw5kETqNL

pleased, excited, honoured, delighted, to be the 2019 Programme Chair - also apprehensive and humbled, and joyfully aware of how much I will learn from you all in this coming year! #EuroSTARConf 2019 https://t.co/UzC3V27e9x

Day 4 #EuroSTARConf... and at the end of the conference, I am proud and honoured to be announced as the Programme Chair for EuroSTAR 2019, in Prague, Theme for 2019 is "working well" - call for papers is open...

Clive Bates, Senior Consultant and Training Manager at the UK office, also the Accreditation Chair at the @TMMiFoundation, was invited to Shanghai to present a #TMMi level 5 certificate to China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd., the third largest insurance company in China.

So incredible to have some many of the #TMMi Local Chapters together in one place to discuss developments for the future. #SuccessWithTMMi @TMMiFoundation https://t.co/du0ypxrqra

Just found this little promotion for the new Digital #TLevel qualifications that are being introduced for youngsters in this country from 2020. Proud to have contributed to one of the first advisory panels. https://t.co/w4jCn4hgim

'Missing the Mark: Ten Reasons Why #Automation Fails Across the Software Development Lifecycle' reveals how orgs can ensure that their investments function as a source of competitive advantage. https://t.co/QzxQc1IoMr

Check out @FionaCCharles UKSTAR 2019 Keynote "Technology’s Feet on Society’s Ground" - https://t.co/uWota53DQ3

Some lovely chalk work from Robyn on our new Wifi details blackboard. Pop in for a chat if you want the password! #TestLab #Wifi #Eastbourne #Testing

We had a great time at #testnet yesterday! Looking forward to returning to the Netherlands next month for our conference in the Hague! 🙂 https://t.co/64vlr4sk3t

ISTQB® IN A NUTSHELL


ISTQB® Vision – ” To continually improve and advance the software testing profession by: Defining and maintaining a Body of Knowledge which allows testers to be certified based on best practices, connecting the international software testing community, and encouraging research.”

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