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DeepSpec Workshop Review

On July 14, 2016, in Articles, CSPP, Events, General, News, Newsletter, by jrohrman
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In January, I read a few press releases describing a NSF grant (the same group that originally funded development of our BBST class series) describing a research project running between four universities — Princeton, Yale, MIT, and the University of Pennsylvania. The news claimed the DeepSpec research project will open the doors to the possibility of completely bug […]

Software Testing Podcasts

On June 6, 2016, in #engagedmembership, Newsletter, by jrohrman
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While AST can not endorse any of these podcasts specifically, it fits our mission to mention people that are developing content and talking about software testing in deep ways, much in the same way we do with blog syndication. Here are the current running (and freely available) shows we know about and overlap with context driven […]

Attend the first annual Test Leadership Congress on behalf of AST

On March 17, 2016, in News, by jrohrman
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Quality Leadership Institute, a non-profit organization, was founded by Anna Royzman in 2015 with the mission to become the world’s leading advocate for quality in technology. The organization is striving to reach this goal through developing innovative programs on software testing and quality for the tech community, and leadership and educational institutions. Test Masters Academy is one […]

New AST Grants Committee

On March 15, 2016, in News, by jrohrman
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As you well know the Association for Software Testing is a volunteer organization. We rely on unpaid contributors to run our programs — BBST, WHOSE, conference facilitation, and our technology team — as well as develop new content. For a long time now, members of the Board have been heavily involved in running the AST […]

AST Volunteer Spotlight – Michael Corum

On January 18, 2016, in #engagedmembership, News, Newsletter, by jrohrman
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I’m Michael Corum, from Knoxville, Tennessee in the US. I grew up here in Knoxville, and have lived here most of my life, except for a short time in Cincinnati, Ohio and two years in the US Army, where I served as a medic stationed in various parts of Texas. I got into software testing […]

A Letter From The New President

On November 14, 2015, in Newsletter, by jrohrman
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This October started my second year as a member of the AST board of directors. Over the last year, with the help of several people, we were able to bring the WHOSE skill book live, and also begin refreshing exercises and course material in the AST BBST class series. I am still very passionate about […]

Education Committee Updates

On October 18, 2015, in News, by jrohrman
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There are a couple of important updates to share from our annual conference. Some of this has been in the works for several months and some are new developments. Both will have bearing on the future success of the education offerings from the Association for Software Testing. 1 – AST does our yearly election for […]

This Month In Whose (July)

On July 7, 2015, in News, by jrohrman
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This month in WHOSE we are going with a leadership theme and have a new entry from Smita Mishra. Smita is an entrepreneur and has founded QAZone Infosystems, which is a software testing organization. She has been practicing software testing for the last 14 years and enjoys problem solving for her customers with or without […]

What’s New In BBST

On June 16, 2015, in News, Newsletter, by jrohrman
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Association For Software Testing began an experiment in online training courses in August of 2007 with the first version of Foundations. In 2008, Bug Advocacy was added, and in 2011 we added Test Design and the instructors course. We had a fairly significant platform upgrade last year, and have done small updates here and there […]

This Month In Whose

On May 19, 2015, in News, Newsletter, by jrohrman
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This month in WHOSE we are are doing something different. Rather than adding more content from the original WHOSE workshop, we are featuring the work of our community of software testers. Anna Royzman and Lalit Bhamare have created two new entries in the Association For Software Testing WHOSE wiki describing skills that have been important […]

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