Advanced Software Testing - Vol. 3: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Technical Test Analyst

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This book is written for the technical test analyst who wants to achieve advanced skills in test analysis, design, and execution. With a hands-on, exercise-rich approach, this book teaches you how to define and carry out the tasks required to put a test strategy into action.

Learn how to analyze the system, taking into account the technical aspects and quality characteristics. Additionally, learn how to evaluate system requirements and designs as part of formal and informal ...

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Overview

This book is written for the technical test analyst who wants to achieve advanced skills in test analysis, design, and execution. With a hands-on, exercise-rich approach, this book teaches you how to define and carry out the tasks required to put a test strategy into action.

Learn how to analyze the system, taking into account the technical aspects and quality characteristics. Additionally, learn how to evaluate system requirements and designs as part of formal and informal reviews, using an understanding of the underlying technology. You will be able to analyze, design, implement, and execute tests, using risk considerations to determine the appropriate effort and priority for tests. You will also learn how to report on testing progress and provide necessary evidence to support your evaluations of system quality.

With a quarter-century of software and systems engineering experience, author Rex Black is President of RBCS; is a leader in software, hardware, and systems testing; and is the most prolific author practicing in the field of software testing today. He published several books on testing that sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide. He is President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and is a Director of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB).

This book will help you prepare for the ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst exam. Included are sample exam questions, at the appropriate level of difficulty, for most of the learning objectives covered by the ISTQB Advanced Level syllabus. The ISTQB certification program is the leading software tester certification program in the world. With about 100,000 certificate holders and a global presence in 50 countries, you can be confident in the value and international stature that the Advanced Technical Test Analyst certificate can offer you.

Related books:

Vol. 1: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Analyst (ISBN 978-1-933952-19-2)

Vol. 2: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Manager (ISBN 978-1-933952-36-9)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933952390
  • Publisher: Rocky Nook
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,474,395
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

With a quarter-century of software and systems engineering experience, Rex Black is President of RBCS (www.rbcs-us.com), a leader in software, hardware, and systems testing. For over a dozen years, RBCS has delivered services in consulting, outsourcing, and training for software and hardware testing. Employing the industry ™s most experienced and recognized consultants, RBCS conducts product testing; builds and improves testing groups; and hires testing staff for hundreds of clients worldwide. Ranging from Fortune 20 companies to start-ups, RBCS ™s clients save time and money through improved product development, decreased tech support calls, improved corporate reputation, and more.

As the leader of RBCS, Rex is the most prolific author practicing in the field of software testing today. His popular first book, Managing the Testing Process, has sold over 30,000 copies around the world, including Japanese, Chinese, and Indian releases. His three other books on testing, Critical Testing Processes, Foundations of Software Testing, and Pragmatic Software Testing, have also sold tens of thousands of copies, including Hebrew, Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Russian editions. He has written over twenty-five articles, presented hundreds of papers, workshops, and seminars, and given about thirty keynote speeches at conferences and events around the world. Rex is the President of both the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB).

Jamie L Mitchell brings over 28 years of development and testing experience (both hardware and software). He is a pioneer in the test automation field, working with a variety of vendor and open-source test automation tools since the first Windows tools were released with Windows 3.0. He has also written test tools for several platforms.

His specialty is increasing the productivity of automation and test teams through innovative ideas and custom tool extensions. In addition, Mr. Mitchell also provides training, mentoring, process auditing, and expert technical support in all aspects of testing and automation.

Jamie is the former Lead Automation Engineer for American Express Distributed Integration Test/Worldwide, and has successfully designed and implemented test automation projects for many top companies including American Express, Mayo Clinic, IBM AS/400 division, ShowCase Corporation, and others. He spent time as the Director of the International Institute for Software Testing.

Jamie holds a Master of Computer Science degree from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PP, and he holds the Certified Software Test Engineer certification from QAI. Additionally, he was an instructor and board member of the International Institute of Software Testing (IIST), and a contributing editor, technical editor, and columnist for the Journal of Software Testing Professionals. He has been a frequent speaker on testing and automation at several international conferences, including STAR, QAI and PSQT.

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