TAMPA, FLORIDA (February 4, 2019) – ISTQB has announced the release of the Performance Testing Syllabus to the global portfolio of certifications and with it recognition of the importance of performance testing in the overall life cycle of software testing activities. The performance testing syllabus was originally developed by the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB) and the German Testing Board (GTB) with contributions from the Computer Management Group (CMG).

ASTQB President Judy McKay stated, “We are pleased to have worked with the GTB, and with the CMG who is highly regarded for their knowledge and expertise in performance engineering. ISTQB adopted this body of knowledge that was donated by the ASTQB and GTB.”

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About CMG
CMG – The Digital Transformation Association – is a network of technology experts, including executives and business leaders, data center professionals, cloud and dev-ops specialists, and mainframe specialists, who represent the totality of the business IT infrastructure: Currently, more than 15,000 technology experts are within the CMG community, and our membership base is growing at an exponential rate. These are the people who are at the heart of successful digital transformation. For more information, please see CMG’s website at www.cmg.org.

ASTQB is the not-for-profit U.S. board for the internationally recognized ISTQB software testing certification. It’s mission is to promote professionalism in Software Testing in the United States. ASTQB does this by providing and administering quality exams for the ISTQB, IQBBA and ASTQB certifications, by supporting and facilitating training providers in delivering high quality courses, and by supporting efforts to develop and encourage people who are already in or are entering the software testing profession. Learn more at https://astqb.org.