DeepSpec Workshop Review

On July 14, 2016, in Articles, CSPP, Events, General, News, Newsletter, by jrohrman

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 […]

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 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 […]

AST Volunteer Spotlight: Aleksandar Simic

On November 14, 2015, in Articles, General, News, by eproegler

We’re proud to introduce a new feature, the Volunteer Spotlight.  We wanted to shine some light on all of the people who work behind the scenes at AST, how much they help our organization, what they do for AST, and why they do it. AST runs on volunteers who are investing their time and energy […]

CAST 2015: Save the Date August 3-5

On November 26, 2014, in Articles, Events, General, News, by pwalen

The Association for Software Testing is pleased to announce its tenth annual conference, CAST 2015 “Moving Testing Forward,” to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 3-5. Since our first CAST we  have seen dramatic changes in the nature of communications and the nature of delivery, from PC to client/server to the web and web […]

2014-2015 Board of Directors Election Results

On August 15, 2014, in Articles, General, News, by pwalen

Polls closed at 7:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 12.  After verifying and counting ballots, we are pleased announce the new and returning members of the Board of Directors are: Erik Davis (new) Alessandra Moreira (new) Justin Rohrman (new) Keith Klain (re-elected) The new members of the Board will be sworn into office at […]

Education SIG – Leadership Change

On July 16, 2014, in General, News, by marketing

By: Michael Larsen Three years ago at this time, I took on a challenge that no one else wanted to take on. I realized that there was a lot at stake if someone didn’t [added: the AST BBST classes might cease], and thus a practitioner, with little academic experience, took over a role that Cem […]

CAST 2014: PerScholas Grant Program

On June 19, 2014, in Events, General, News, by marketing

Continuing our commitment to advancing and encouraging skilled software testing, we are proud to announce the CAST 2014 PerScholas grant program. AST will provide 10 PerScholas STEP students or graduates, a complimentary conference pass to our yearly conference, August 12-13 at the Kimmel Center in New York City. In addition, AST will accept donations in $1US increments, through August […]

AST Needs Your IT skills!

On June 12, 2012, in General, News, Newsletter, by marketing

AST is a great organization, and we can be even better with your help. AST is looking for member to help with technology and IT needs. This includes server maintenance, technology solutions, and infrequent coding. This volunteer will work with our Technology chairperson and learn the systems that are currently in place and help with […]

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