Driving Software Testing Forward in the UK
UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) 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
WHO ARE WE
The UKITB 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.
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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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