Are you one in half a million?

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The latest figures released by ISTQB® show a continued global growth rate for the Certified Tester Scheme:
If you would like further information about ISTQB® certifications for you or team, or how to become an accredited training provider or the Partner Program please contact us

UKITB and ISTQB® welcomes SQS Group Limited as a Platinum Partner

 

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SQS Group has been recognised by the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) as a Platinum ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Partner. As well as being a well respected training provider SQS consultants are also a well-trained and mature test organisation.

ISTQB’s Partnership program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to building industry standard software testing education and practices. The partnership is designed to recognise employers for providing employees with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a software testing career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience.

UKITB Director, Ian Howles "We are pleased that we can recognise SQS Group with this Platinum Partnership in recognition of their long standing work in Software Testing and the proven development of their employees.”

To learn more about the UKITB / ISTQB® partnership program or how you can become UKITB / ISTQB® partner, please contact UKITB at partnership@uktb.org.uk or visit the ISTQB website

 

DCSL Software Awarded Silver

DCSL Software awarded First ISTQB Silver Partnership program by UKITB in recognition of ISTQB training undertaken.

London, UK —DCSL Software has been recognised by the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) as the first UK Silver ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Partner. They have a well-trained and mature test organisation supporting staff by making available the internationally recognised ISTQB Certified Tester certifications scheme which helps to prepare them to succeed in a software testing career.    “Partnering with ISTQB and UK Testing will give DCSL Software a unique opportunity to show to our clients we are committed to building and training an industry-recognised QA team”, said Peter Boakes, QA Manager from DCSL Software.

ISTQB’s Partnership program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to building industry standard software testing education and practices using the ISTQB Certified Tester portfolio of training and certification.  The partnership award is designed to recognise employers who provide employees with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a software testing career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience.

Geoff Thompson, UKITB Chairman stated “We are delighted that we can present DCSL Software with the Silver Partnership in recognition of their focus and interest in Software Testing. It is particularly pleasing to present the first Silver partnership to a dedicated and respected organisation”

To learn more about the UKITB / ISTQB partnership program or how you can become UKITB / ISTQB partner, please contact UKITB at partnership@uktb.org or visit the ISTQB website at www.istqb.org 

DCSL Software:

DCSL Software, with its 40-strong team of highly skilled, in-house, Microsoft Approved software developers, has been creating powerful software solutions for all kinds of organisations – from Frimley Park Hospital to Virgin Media - for the last 20 years. And what’s more we were recently voted one of the top 5 software developers in the United Kingdom and are the first of The British Assessment Bureau’s (BAB) clients to achieve certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality standard, demonstrating to both prospective and existing clients that we do genuinely provide a first-class service.

Zoonou awarded ISTQB Silver Partnership

Zoonou awarded ISTQB Silver Partnership program by UKITB in recognition of ISTQB training undertaken.

London, UK —Zoonou has been recognised by the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) as a Silver ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Partner. They are a well-trained and mature test organisation, supporting staff by making the internationally recognised ISTQB Certified Tester certification scheme available, which helps to prepare them to succeed in a software testing career.
Quote from Zoonou Ltd Managing Director “Zoonou is delighted to be recognised as an ISTQB partner. This rewards years of consistency delivered by our dedicated team of testers who have provided great digital experiences for our customers. As we grow as a business we hope the partnership with ISTQB and UKITB will grow too opening up new opportunities along the way” - Nick Turton
ISTQB’s Partnership program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to building industry standard software testing education and practices. The partnership is designed to recognise employers for providing employees with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a software testing career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience.
Quote from UKITB Chairman “We are delighted that we can present Zoonou with this Silver Partnership in recognition of their focus and interest in Software Testing and the development of their employees. We look forward to continuing to work with Zoonou as their business grows” – Geoff Thompson
To learn more about the UKITB / ISTQB partnership program or how you can become UKITB / ISTQB partner, please contact partnership@uktb.org.uk or visit the ISTQB website at www.istqb.org

 

Zoonou is a fast-growing business with a passion for digital quality. For more than 10 years Zoonou has helped clients create world-class digital experiences. Delivering over 3,000 projects tested by our UK-based ISTQB accredited team who ensure that products are reliable, intuitive, and built to the highest standard. We care about quality. It’s why we’re one of the UK’s leading software testing companies. People work with us not just because we use professionally trained testers but because we create a culture where team members are precise, thorough and objective.

UKITB and iSQI join forces on Mobile App Certification

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The International Software Quality Institute (iSQi), which promotes certification for software testing professionals, signed a cooperation agreement with the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) for iSQI’s Certified Mobile Application Professional (CMAP) certification. UKITB is the UK’s official ISTQB® National Board and accreditor for the ISTQB® training and certification scheme.
CMAP was developed by an iSQI special interest group which is comprised of international test experts; it is the standard adopted by several of ISTQB’s National Boards and Exam Providers globally.

Stephan Goericke CEO of the international iSQI group states: “CMAP has become a global standard in mobile application testing and is already established in the UK with excellent feedback from individuals and organisations – we are delighted that UKITB have endorsed CMAP recognising its value to the UK testing community. We are delighted to sign this agreement today at the ISTQB General Assembly meeting in Seoul”.

Geoff Thompson, Chairman of the UKITB welcomes the agreement, saying: “This is an exciting step forward for the UK software testing community. iSQI is a UKITB authorised exam provider in the UK for ISTQB exams and working with them to promote CMAP in the UK will be of tremendous benefit”.

Find more information about the CMAP portfolio of mobile app testing certification here: https://www.isqi.org/en/mobile.html

Media Contact UKITB®:
Ian Howles, UKITB Executive Director responsible for marketing, ian.howles@uktb.org.uk

Media Contact iSQI:
Stephan Goericke, CEO iSQI GmbH, stephan.goericke@isqi.org
Debbie Archer, Managing Director iSQI LTD, debbie.archer@isqi.org.uk

About UKITB®:
The UKITB is a not for profit organisation representing the ISTQB® in the UK:
• Providing ISTQB® Software Testing exams
• Accrediting all UK ISTQB® Training organisations
• Inputting to the ISTQB® exam scheme via working groups
In addition, the UKITB provide software testing thought leadership and networking opportunities to the UK Testing Community. UKITB are involved in developing Software Testing standards and encourage greater participation from experienced testing professionals in the UK.

To find out more about UKITB visit: https://ukitb.org/

About iSQI:
The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI), headquartered in Potsdam (Germany) with subsidiaries in Amstelveen (NL), London (UK) and Boston (USA) is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. For more than 10 years, iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of IT professionals in over 90 countries on 6 continents in 10 languages.
iSQI examinations are supported by a global network of accredited training providers. Their expertise in education assists professionals in polishing their knowledge and skills for the certification exams.

To find out more about iSQI visit: www.isqi.org

Happy New Year - 2017

Welcome back everyone, hopefully you managed to get some rest and relaxation over the holiday period and spent some time with friends and family.

The UK and Ireland Testing Board Directors, would like to wish all our readers a wonderfully prosperous 2017.

We are sure that one of your new year resolution will have been personal growth, and what better way than to look at your career and see what ISTQB certifications will add to your career prospects for 2017 and beyond.

If you want any details on the current ISTQB syllabus or those that are currently in beta, please just drop us a note at info@uktb.org.uk 

UK and Ireland Testing Board Named BCS Strategic Partner

UKITB are proud to have been named as one of a few Strategic Partners of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

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"We are delighted to continue working with UKITB to promote and support software testing accreditation and certification internationally. Together we have an enormous amount of experience, helping us deliver a high quality service to the software testing community whilst continuing to increase the global standards for software testing."
Dave Kelsey, Global Product Partner Manager BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

"It’s fantastic to be working with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT; together we will help drive the software testing industry forward in the UK to ensure the enhancement of the Software Testing profession."
Ian Howles, Executive Director UK and Ireland Testing Board

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