Software Testing Podcasts

On June 6, 2016, in #engagedmembership, Newsletter, by jrohrman

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 […]

Unity3D and BBST

On June 6, 2016, in #engagedmembership, General, News, Newsletter, by eproegler

Unity Technologies are the creators of the multiplatform Unity Game Engine. We have more than 4.5 million registered users ranging from individual hobbyists to large professional game studios. And at Unity, we make all our internal software testers go through the BBST Courses from AST. You will not become a good tester by taking a course. […]

AST Grants Committee Report

On June 6, 2016, in #engagedmembership, Grant, News, by eproegler

So far this year, the AST Grants Committee has approved three grants. The grants so far cover a peer conference, an unconference, and a meetup, further proving AST grants are not constrained to a particular type of event. For more information on one of these events, the Joburg Software Testers Meetup, we turn to an […]

AST Webinar: How Ignorant are We? 5 Orders of Ignorance and Testing with Dan Ashby

On April 30, 2016, in #engagedmembership, Events, General, News, Newsletter, by alemoreira

The next AST Webinar is coming up on May 24. Dan Ashby is going to talk about The 5 Orders of Ignorance as it relates to Software Testing. Places are limited, so register today! We will post a video of the Webinar shortly after. Webinar Description The relationship between The 5 Orders of Ignorance and […]

Grants vs. Sponsorship – How it Works

On April 30, 2016, in #engagedmembership, General, News, Newsletter, by eproegler

Since the AST has started to sponsor other conferences and events, a couple of members had questions as to how this all works and how we distinguish between the different activities. As for now, we have three different ways where money flows in some capacity, according to our mission. Here is how we distinguish between […]

Tina the Test Toucan Visits the #CAST2016 Venue

On April 24, 2016, in #engagedmembership, CAST 2016, Tina_Toucan, by eproegler

Hello! I know some of you have seen me around, but I’d like to take the chance to introduce myself. I am a newer member of AST, who not very long ago had context blinders removed, revealing what software testing can be. I’ll never go back to prescriptive process! Because I love an adventure, the AST Board […]

AST Volunteer Spotlight – Michael Corum

On January 18, 2016, in #engagedmembership, News, Newsletter, by jrohrman

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 […]

Call for Volunteers: CAST Sponsorship Coordinators

On January 3, 2016, in #engagedmembership, Events, News, by eproegler

We have another volunteer opportunity to ask our membership for help with. Previously, we’ve asked for help with the AST3 to help manage our technology, and we are always looking for help with teaching BBST Courses. Both of these opportunities are still open for your contributions. This particular request is hoping to locate 2+ people who […]

Call for Volunteers: AST Technology Team

On December 29, 2015, in #engagedmembership, News, by eproegler

One of the first signs that this year’s AST board was going to work well together was unanimous agreement that we would not try to do everything ourselves, and that there is more to do than 7 people with families and jobs can handle. We agreed to ask our membership for help, and at the same time, […]

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