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The Human Side of Testing: Building Hope in Rwanda

It’s easy to take software testing for granted, especially when facing a challenging software defect or a tight deadline. But imagine if software testing was your lifeline to a career, a chance to support yourself, and a pathway to independence. 

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The Testing Observatory: Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, and Blockchain

Listen to the new ASTQB podcast to hear what’s hot (or not) in software quality as we speak with H. Taz Daughtrey, a college instructor and volunteer ASTQB board member. In this podcast, Taz discusses new technologies including quantum computing, machine learning (a subset of AI), and blockchain.

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Want to be a Video Star?

Send us a video of yourself telling us how software testing certification has helped you, and we might feature you on the ASTQB website, email or social media! 

Do it right now. Then post it on YouTube, and send us the link along with the completed release form here - send the link and form to We can't wait to see them!

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New! Faster Certificates, Free Advanced Exam Retakes

Get your certificate faster: Starting 2019 ASTQB is going paperless! We are pleased to announce that certificates will now be sent as a high resolution PDF document. This will allow you to receive your certificate faster and still give you the option to print it.

Get peace of mind with free Advanced exam retakes: You can retake your ISTQB Advanced Level exam for free if you meet these criteria.

ASTQB Prize Winners, Booth Visitors and New Certified Testers

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Congratulations to Linda from Iceland who won ASTQB's $50 Amazon gift card at the Agile/DevOps Techwell conference in Orlando. She is pictured with volunteer ASTQB Vice President Andrew Pollner.

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Gretchen from Indianapolis won the ASTQB $50 Amazon gift card at the Agile Dev Better Software DevOps Conference in Las Vegas. She's seen here with volunteer ASTQB Director Earl Burba.

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Here is Tamique from Jamaica visiting the ASTQB booth at a recent conference. She is also pictured with ASTQB volunteer Director Earl Burba. Tamique's group in Jamaica has several ASTQB-certified testers.

New Certified Testers

Executive Director Lois Kostroski congratulated new certified testers from the ASTQB exam for Coveros at a recent show: Christopher Gray, a new CTFL, and Rosa Arias, a new CTFL-AT.

News and Offers from Accredited Trainers
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Coveros makes it easy to earn some of the industry's most sought-after certifications with Live Virtual training courses. These live, instructor-led courses provide the benefits of classroom instruction with the convenience of online learning. Through December 31, save $200 on new registrations for the ISTQB® accredited Agile Tester Extension certification course, the ASTQB accredited Mobile Tester Certification course, or the newly-updated 2018 Foundation-Level course with code 4AST200. Email for custom group pricing.

Happy Holidays from the NOPMARK team! New class dates for 2019 are now available and open for registration. Ask us for available dates for onsite training and discounts – perfect for training the entire team of devs, analysts, testers, and more.

Coming in 2019, NEW User Experience Design Fundamentals course! A 1-day course covering the multi-disciplinary nature of the user experience design process, design thinking, and the steps you can take to succeed.

Register now for the CMG GTB ASTQB Performance Tester course in 2019 and receive a 10% discount off of tuition! Enter code PTRBCS10 into the discount code field in your cart. Offer expires on December 31, 2018. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Course is submitted for accreditation.



Rice Consulting is offering end-of-year specials on all e-Learning courses, including the new ASTQB/GTB/CMG Performance Tester certification course. In addition, use code ISTQB18 to get a 10% discount for the upcoming live virtual presentations in December and January of the ISTQB Advanced Security Tester Certification course. Visit here to see courses and registration details.