UKSTAR Call for Speakers 2018

UKSTAR – Call for speakers

UKTB are a proud friend of UKSTAR. UKSTAR will return to London once again from the 12-13 March 2018. The Call of Speakers is currently open until July 30th 2017 We’re inviting anybody who is interested in speaking to apply, and there’s no theme. There are four different types of sessions you can apply for; Workshops (choose between presenting a …

2017 ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award

In 2017, ISTQB® will be presenting the fifth International Software Testing Excellence Award. This is an annual prize that is given for outstanding contributions to the field of software quality. Anyone can make a nomination for the Award, which recognises innovation, research and the promotion of the software testing profession. Nominate your choice for the International Software Testing Excellence Award …

ISTQB® Security and Test Automation Certification

ISTQB® regularly reaches out to the testing community to understand the skills and competencies that are required by test professionals and employers. In response to market demand, ISTQB® have released Advanced Level certification in Test Security and Test Automation. The security of our systems and applications is at the forefront of world news currently; building secure code is imperative, moreover, …

Collaboration between ISTQB® and iSQI on Mobile App Testing certification announced!

iSQI’s Certified Mobile App Professional (CMAP) has become a well-established qualification around the world and is already recommended by a number of ISTQB’s Member Boards. On the 24th March, 2017 the ISTQB® General Assembly (in Lima, Peru) confirmed that iSQI’s CMAP Mobile App Testing – Foundation Level certification will become part of the ISTQB® product portfolio. An ISTQB® working group has …

We value your feedback

Have you taken our latest survey titled “UKTB Getting Involved“. We really need your help to drive software testing forward in the UK. We need your help to: Write exam questions, Assemble exam papers, Accredit training materials, Provide links and work with academia, Represent the UKTB at events, Help with marketing. Your support is vitally important to us, please take …

ISTQB® and LinkedIn

Until recently ISTQB® provided a set of links to quickly and directly add the relevant ISQTB® certifications information and data to your LinkedIn profile. The links looked like http://bit.ly/add-to-linkedin-istqb-ctal-tta Following an update by LinkedIn the full functionality is no longer working, The links still open the add certification form on your profile but does not populate the certification details for you. …

Are you one in half a million?

The latest figures released by ISTQB® show a continued global growth rate for the Certified Tester Scheme: Number of exams taken: ~700,000 Number of certificates: 500,000+ Partner Program Members: 150 in 48 countries (circa 3 in the UK) Accredited Training Providers: 292 (circa 39 in the UK) If you would like further information about ISTQB® certifications for you or team, …

ISTQB® elected new Executive Team – Media Release

During the General Assembly meeting of ISTQB® – the International Software Testing Qualifications Board – held in Lima, Peru on Friday 24th of March 2017, elections for the new Executive Committee for ISTQB® were conducted. ISTQB® has confirmed Mr. Gualtiero Bazzana, chairman of ITA-STQB – the Italian Testing Board and a respected figure in software testing internationally, to continue acting …

ISTQB® Glossary Re-platformed

ISTQB® have recently re-platformed the Glossary App, the app can now be found at http://glossary.istqb.org Contributions to the glossary have been received from testing communities throughout the world. The ISTQB® Glossary is used as a reference source for the ISTQB® software testing qualification scheme. The app presents concepts, terms and definitions designed to aid communication in (software) testing and related …