How do you put together the best software testing team for any software QA project? Download ASTQB’s free “How to Staff a Test Team” guide that establishes the standards for staffing a test team and provides standards and information for: Who you want on your testing team 3 examples of test team units The appropriate tester staffing for a sample software testing project The “How to Staff a Test Team” guide suggests best practices for designing and staffing your test team. This supports your software development team, leading to better software quality and shorter schedules. Hiring an outsourced testing services company for your project? Protect yourself. Require ISTQB certification in your request for proposal (RFP) for software testing. This test team staffing guide was created by the American Software Testing Qualifications Board. As the non-profit organization that leads ISTQB software tester certification in the U.S., we can help you with questions such as: How can we improve our software development ROI? How do we implement risk-based testing to protect our reputation? How can we retain software testers in this competitive employment environment? This is part of our mission of promoting software quality in the United States. That’s also why we offer the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ along with our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA. When you choose a tester from our list, it gives you greater confidence that your testers have shared testing principles and the ability to communicate well with your American software quality teams. Have a job opening for a software testing position? See how you can post your software tester job opening for free. How else can software testing certification help you? As a software tester, software testing certification can help you develop a professional software testing career path. As a manager or company, software testing certification can help you to reduce defects, shorten schedules, and cut costs.