In 2016 ISTQB® will be presenting the fifth International Software Testing Excellence Award. This is an annual prize that is given for outstanding contributions to the field of software quality.
Anyone can make a nomination for the Award, which recognises innovation, research and the promotion of the software testing profession. Nominate your choice for the International Software Testing Excellence Award before the 12th of August!
Please note: Nominations for the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award can be submitted by anyone (except Award Panel members). Nominees can be private individuals, institutions, companies or organizations. Nomination proposals need to be submitted through the Submission Form and need to give clear reasons for the nomination, as well as references that validate the nominee's achievements. Anonymous and self-nomination proposals will not be accepted.
ISTQB® is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of the testing profession, and has become the world leader in software testing certification.
ISTQB® has launched the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award, an annual prize that is given for outstanding contributions to the field of software quality.
Anyone can make a nomination for the Award, which recognises innovation, research, and the promotion of the software testing profession.
The award panel consists of:
Here are the members of the current panel.
Robert Binder is the winner of the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award 2016. The Award Committee selected Mr. Binder in recognition of his commitment to software quality and the testing profession over the past 24 years
Mr. Robert V. Binder is a high-assurance thought leader, serial entrepreneur, and system architect. He recently joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute. He is the author of the definitive Testing Object-oriented Systems, two other books, and many articles.
He co-chaired the X9 D14 working group adapting the ISO 9001 Quality Management standard to automated trading systems. As a member of IEEE working group P1633, Robert recommended Practice for Software Reliability Engineering, he drafted sections on software process, metrics, and model-based testing.
He received the MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the BA and MBA from the University of Chicago. Binder is an IEEE Senior Member, ACM member, and holds the CSDP.