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Questions tagged [certification]

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

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What is Model-based testing? [duplicate]

There is an ISTQB certificate for model-based testing, but I cannot understand what it is studying and who will need it?
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Software Testing certification

I am a software engineer over 5 year experience in J2EE but on a break from last 4 years. Now I want to start career in software testing so, can anyone please help me which certification should I go ...
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Can an experienced manual tester take the Advanced Technical Certification exam?

my question is about whether an experienced manual tester who has istqb foundation test certification but with no automation experience can take the Advanced Technical Certification exam?
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What can be done to ensure that a lottery is fair?

A recent series of newspaper articles in my local area details the schemes of a guy named Eddie Tipton who at one time headed the IT department for the Multi-State Lottery Association. He planted ...
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What is the difference between “Test generation” and “Test design”?

In the ISTQB syllabi I found this statement: "Note that test automation refines the fundamental test process by inserting test generation between test design and test implementation." Can ...
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what is branch coverage? [duplicate]

I am preparing myself for ISTQB exam and I came across this question. For the code fragment given below, which answer correctly represents minimum tests required for statement and branch coverage ...
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Difference between the roles Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst

I want to know the difference between the roles Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst, since the ISTQB has different paths for Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst. Is there a difference in ...
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Ethical Hacking career options for qa professionals

As a test engineer or QA engineer it is very important to have at least one of the Software testing certifications. This will help to broaden the software testing knowledge, also helpful for testing ...
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Penetration testing certificate, Kali Linux certificate?

ISTQB, iSQI, Agile, Scrum certificates are well known to us. I am wondering if there is a security penetration testing certificate? (Certified Ethical Hacker is one example, but I am specifically ...
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What professional certifications should a software test engineer get? [closed]

I am having four years of work experience as a manual test engineer. I have knowledge of database testing also using SQL Server. I have never gotten any professional IT certification. What are some ...
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How difficult is the ISTQB Foundation level certification exam? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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..
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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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How to test a new Wildcard SSL Certificate?

What are possible sources of problems when a new certificate is installed. Different browsers accessing the site [ff/chrome/mobile iphone/ mobile android/etc] I don't think this matters but what ...
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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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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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Courses for non-IT people to study testing?

I am a non-IT student, but I want to enter into the IT world. Which courses do I have to study to get job in testing? What is the difference between QA tester and ISTQB tester? Which is the best ones?
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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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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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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 ...