Robert BinderInternationally recognized testing expert, Mr. Robert V. Binder, is the winner of the prestigious ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award for 2016. The Award Panel selected Mr. Binder in recognition of his commitment to software quality and the testing profession over the past 24 years.

Mr. Binder is a high-assurance thought leader, serial entrepreneur, and system architect. He recently joined Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute. He is a sought-after speaker and author of the definitive Testing Object-oriented Systems, two other books, and many articles. He is a model-based testing specialist who developed the multi-dimensional testing methodology. 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, Recommended Practice for Software Reliability Engineering, he drafted sections on software process and risk management. Mr. Binder 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. He is an IEEE Senior Member, ACM member, and holds the CSDP.

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ISTQB® is proud to announce that the Winner of the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award 2014 is Mr. Capers Jones for his notable contributions in increasing public awareness of the importance of software engineering best practices and in contributing quantitative data to the international community. Capers is a well-known author and international public speaker and has designed a range of risk, cost, and quality estimation and measurement tools. During his extensive career Mr Capers Jones, along with his colleagues, has collected data from thousands of projects, hundreds of corporations, and dozens of government organizations. This historical data is a key resource for judging the effectiveness of software process improvement methods and also for calibrating software estimation accuracy.

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ISTQB® has launched the fourth edition of the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award, the annual prize given to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the software testing profession. Proposals have to be handed by the 16th of August 2014.

ISTQB® is proud to announce that the Winner of 2013 "ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award" is Harry Sneed for his outstanding contribution to the software quality and software testing.

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