This tag refers to the thorny topic of certifying software testers, rather than public key certificates.

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Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?

I have passed the foundation level exam, and to be honest, I'm pretty sure that anyone could pass that exam with a couple of days of studying. My question is are these certificates really of value to ...
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Preparing for ISEB

I recently asked this question on a less active exchange and as a result didn't get the range of opinions I was after so am repeating it here. I've been working as a tester for the last 6 months (in ...
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Will getting a Software Testing Certification benefit me in my career?

I have 2 years of experience in manual testing, and I am currently learning automation testing in my spare time. I was thinking that will getting a foundation/entry testing certification really help ...
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How does ITIL training benefit my software testing career

I have just been offered an opportunity to do ITIL certification. How will this benefit my career as a QA Tester? I have read about the course but I still dont get how important it will be for me.
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How close is functional testing related to security testing?

I am working as a functional software tester now.I want to make a head start in the field of security testing such as security testing of web applications etc.I know this is a subjective question,but ...
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Would having a Certificate help?

I have been in the Banking and Finance Industry for almost a year as a Quality Assurance Engineer. I am planning to explore other options and expand my knowledge. Would getting Certifications like ...
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Which Agile certifications suits the Beginner or Medium level Agile developer? [closed]

I am very much impressed in working with Agile environment plus I'd like to learn more about automated testing. I am planning to get certified in Agile Scrum and couldn't find good information over ...
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What options are available in the career path of a tester?

I am an ISTQB Foundation Certified Tester and am looking at attaining either the Certified Agile Tester (CAT) certification or the ISTQB Intermediate Certificate to add to my skills and experience to ...
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from Merchandising Major to QATester

I have a Bachelors in Merchandising and have been in sales and customer service roles since I graduated in 2011. My boyfriend is a Project Manager and is assisting me into becoming a tester. OK my ...
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Changing course from Pre-Med to SQA engineering…what should I do?

I'm in my second semester as junior in college, and until recently, I've been on the pre-med track. Long story short, I realized that I wasn't planning on going to medical school because of my passion,...
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Software testing awards/certification/recognition at Team/Company Level

We are looking for certifications / awards / recognition that are awarded to the whole testing team or the company. I am not looking for individual certifications like ISTQB, etc. The purpose of ...
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How Six sigma is beneficial for a QA/tester?

I am a Quality Assurance Analyst. In order to expand my horizon I am studying Lean Six Sigma. I found it very interesting. I am trying my best to spare time to attend seminars and study books in order ...
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How to test a new Wildcard SSL Certificate?

What are possible sources of problems when a new certificate is installed. 1) Different browsers accessing the site [ff/chrome/mobile iphone/ mobile android/etc] 2) I dont think this matters but ...
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Agile extension tester certification mock tests [duplicate]

I am giving ISTQB Agile extension tester certification exam in next 2 days. I could see single mock test paper roaming around internet. I would like to solve few more mock papers. Can i get these test ...
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How do I reconfirm my software for ISO 9001 certification? [closed]

Our company is being asked to show that on a regular basis we reconfirm the ability of our software to perform certain tasks. The section in question from the ISO 9001 standard is as follows: 7.6 ...
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How difficult is the ISTQB Foundation level certification exam?

I have to appear for the examination, next week. If anyone has already taken it, please tell about the difficulty of questions that were in the exam. Were there any out of syllabus questions?
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Which Certifications is more demanding for QA, and Software Testing professionals? [duplicate]

Which Certification Is demanding for Senior SQA Engineers? ISTQB CSTE CSTP CTM I am planning for QA certification but don't know which one is best.Please suggest me..