has been a wonderful experience working towards this certification with
your training program, and I would give a very high recommendation to
any future users.
Newsletter Issue 51
RBCS Launches New & Improved Website &
Sign up to beta test and receive one complimentary
On April 1, 2016, the end product of months of hard
work and collaboration with Stevens
& Stevens came to fruition. In the wee hours of
the evening, in time for happy hour, our new website and marketplace
made its big reveal. It was not just a simple nip or tuck, but,
rather, a total makeover! Within 24 hours we were receiving
compliments on how beautiful we look, including on mobile devices. We
are turning heads around the globe!
As testers, we know our work is not done. It's time to
beta test! Until May 13, 2016, we are accepting your formal opinion
on our new look and feel and functionality. All beta testers will
receive a free e-learning course* as a "thanks" from RBCS!
us today for information on becoming a beta
tester and the documentation expectations.
In the meantime, feel free to check us out at www.rbcs-us.com or
browse the aisles in our store at https://marketplace.rbcs-us.com/
*Free e-learning includes 3 months of on-line course
access. It does not include hard copy materials or exam vouchers.
Materials and vouchers are available for purchase.
Includes public courses, virtual courses,
e-learning, books, exam prep guides, and enterprise licenses!
In celebration of our brand new look, save 20% throughout the
marketplace. Visit RBCS
Marketplace, enter the code NEWLOOK16
into the promo code field in your cart, and receive 20% off of
your complete purchase, not including shipping. This offer is
so good, it is for a limited time only.
Offer expires May 13, 2016.
Most Talked About Webinar Ever
you miss the complimentary webinar, "Why Does Software
Quality (Still) Suck?" on April 4, 2016? This is one of our most
talked about, and tweeted about, webinars ever! Check out what
attendees are automatically entered into a drawing to win their
choice of one of our green e-learning courses. Congratulations,
Amanda Shankle, attendee of the April webinar, and James
Olson, attendee of the March webinar, for being selected as the
winners of e-learning courses.
Register now for
our next complimentary webinar, "Defeating the Scourge of
the Under-tested Automatic Software Update," May 17, 2016.
all scheduled upcoming complimentary webinars and sign up today!
ASTQB Certified Mobile Tester
*Option available to purchase the $150 exam
ASTQB Virtual Mobile Tester Foundation course, created by Rex Black,
President of RBCS, Inc. (www.rbcs-us.com),
past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications
Board (www.istqb.org), past
President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (www.astqb.org), Chair of the ISTQB
Agile Tester Working Group, and a reviewer of the ASTQB Mobile Tester
Syllabus, is ideal for testers and test teams preparing for
hands-on course provides testers and test managers with an
understanding of the fundamentals of testing on mobile projects.
The objectives of the course are as follows:
e are as follows:
and mitigate the challenges that face a mobile application
design, and implement appropriate test cases for mobile
with other team members to identify and assess risks and to
implement a testing solution to help mitigate those risks.
the applicable quality characteristics for a mobile application
and identify an appropriate testing approach to address those
in tool analysis and selection to select the most appropriate
tools for conducting mobile application testing.
areas for non-functional testing and prepare appropriate tests
for those areas.
the differences between the various mobile application types and
select appropriate tools, techniques, and approaches to test
employ simulators, emulators, the cloud, and real devices for
in planning for the future, including proper tool selection and
building for maintainability.
Attendees attend the virtual classroom via
GoToWebinar. Sessions start at 12 noon and end at 3:30 pm
Central, to provide convenient access to attendees anywhere in the
American hemisphere. A recorded session is made available to
attendees within 48 hours. Purchase of the course tuition includes:
consecutive four-day 2 hours per day virtual course.
set of approximately 200 PowerPoint slides covering the topics
to be addressed.
A downloadable copy of the complete note set. View the materials
on and/or download the materials to a PC or mobile device. There
is no expiration date on access to this valuable resource as
they will be downloadable.
mock exam to provide a review of the Foundation Level exam.
mock exam to assess readiness for the ASTQB Certified Mobile
is a "Green" course. The option to purchase hard copy
materials is available.
completion certificate (often used for employer reimbursement).
The exam is not administered at the course. The exam
fee is not included with the tuition. We suggest that attendees hold
the ISTQB Foundation Level certificate, especially if they intend to
take the ASTQB Mobile Tester exam, but non-certificate holders can
benefit from the course and take the exam. Exam vouchers for
electronic exams can be issued for $150 to be used at a local
Kryterion testing center.
The course covers the ASTQB Mobile Tester Syllabus 2015, and is
accredited by the ASTQB in November 2015.
Software Testing Training Schedule
for your training at the RBCS Marketplace today!