This book is for the technical test analyst who wants to achieve advanced skills in test analysis, design, and execution. With an exercise-rich approach, this book teaches you how to define and carry out the tasks required to implement a test strategy. You will be able to analyze, design, and execute tests using risk considerations to determine the appropriate effort and priority for tests.
The ISTQB certification program is the leading software tester certification program in the world, and this book will prepare you for the ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst exam. Included are sample exam questions for the learning objectives covered by the latest (2012) ISTQB Advanced Level syllabus.
With over thirty years of software and systems engineering experience, author Rex Black is President of RBCS, a leader in software, hardware, and systems testing, and the most prolific author practicing in the field of software testing today. Previously, he served as President of both the International and American Software Testing Qualifications Boards (ISTQB and ASTQB).
Jamie Mitchell is a consultant who has been working in software testing, test automation, and development for over 20 years. He was a member of the Technical Advisory Group for ASTQB, and one of the primary authors for the ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst 2012 syllabus.