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Combinatorial Testing, Simplified

Can you solve this combinatorial testing problem without thousands of tests? Learn how on Thursday, free. Invest 20 minutes in our webinar; save hours and hours of wasted testing effort. Register here.

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Get Certified as a Security Tester

Well, after long hours of hard work over the last couple weeks, we have a first draft of our ISTQB Advanced Security Tester course. Next step: internal reviews with licensees. We expect to run the first live and virtual courses in March. Stay tuned!

If you're considering training for the Advanced Security Tester exam from the ASTQB or any other national board, we encourage you to hold out for this class. Hands-on, lifelike exercises with a realistic sample project and IT security policy, along with over 120 sample exam questions to help you prepare for the exam. Contact us today to discuss your security tester training needs.

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Are Old Bugs Making Your Software Process Slow?

How long does it take, from discovery to resolution, to handle a bug? Is the trend up or down over the course of your projects? If it takes too long to fix bugs, not only are you accumulating technical debt, but you're also imposing an invisible (albeit measurable) drag on your overall software process. Working with clients around the world, we've found millions of dollars in annual inefficiency associated with slow bug fixing.

Get a grip on how long your bugs live, and how those cranky old bugs affect your software process. Use this free downloadable spreadsheet to calculate closure period and other key bug metrics.

Need more help getting your bug management process under control? Contact us. On-site or off-site, consulting or training, we can help improve your bug management process.

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Releasing Software Without a Blindfold On

Are you releasing software with a blindfold on? If you're not doing risk-based testing, you may very well be doing so. Check out this video classic from the RBCS YouTube library to hear why. If you need help taking off your software release blindfold, contact us for more information on how to start doing risk-based testing right.

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Planning to Improve Testing in 2017? RBCS Can Help

Since 1994, RBCS has helped organization improve their testing and quality practices, delivering benefits such reduced risk of user-impacting system failures, increased confidence in the software they sell or use, saved money by avoiding expensive and embarrassing bugs, and expanded insights into their products, projects, and processes.

Whether you need a little help or a lot of help, we stand ready to help you and your organization improve testing in 2017. A few hours of remote consulting? Yes. A few weeks or months of on-site, hands-on help? Yes. Training your people to do better testing? Yes.

Check out this video about the added flexibility of our assessment services. The blog post mentioned in the video can be found here. We look forward to helping your improve in 2017!

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The Year of the Expert Continues

2017, The Year of the Expert (Test Manager) continues. Join the elite group of ISTQB certified Expert Test Managers with our next boot camp. How elite? Check out this 60 second video.

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Free Your Mind from Testing Dogma

Test strategies are not religions. Don't pick just one. If all your principles of testing come from one book, you might be making this mistake.

Break free of testing dogma. Open your mind to the broad range of test strategies available to you. Read the sections on test strategies in the ISTQB Foundation, Advanced Test Manager, and Expert Test Manager syllabi. 

Then get more information by getting these certifications. We can help you with that. Contact us to learn more about our resources that can help you explore the universe of test strategies out there.

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Increase the Security of Your Systems, Applications, and Career

Join ISTQB Director and co-author of the Advanced Security Tester syllabus for this inaugural boot camp starting February 13. This short video provides a bit more information. You can register here.

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The RBCS YouTube Channel: Free Resources for Software Professionals

Have you seen the RBCS YouTube channel? If you're a software tester, you really should take advantage of these free resources.. Just remember, we need your help to keep it going. Here more about how from Rex in this brief video. Remember, we don't ask you to give us all of your software testing and quality business, and we don't expect to win all of your software testing and quality business, but we would appreciate a chance to compete for all of your software testing and quality business. Thanks.

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It's Friday! Time for a Shot--of Knowledge

Do you like our webinars, and sometimes think, "I really wish my boss or fellow testers or developers or whoever could hear this!" Well, they can. E-mail us, and we can discuss topic, time, and audience. You'll be amazed how reasonable the price is for a customized message to you colleagues. Here about it now.

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