Working with Altom

We are pleased to work with our colleagues at Altom to offer BBST Foundations in Software Testing from October 5 through November 2, 2014. This class will be on our new learning platform.

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Participants will receive a copy of the BBST Foundations of Software Testing workbook.

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If you’d like a seat in the upcoming class, visit the Altom training website for additional details and registration. If you’d like to book training for a group from your company, contact us at info@bbst.info.

Online pilot for BBST Domain Testing runs June 22 – July 19

The online pilot for BBST Domain Testing is scheduled for June 22 – July 19, 2014. Join Cem Kaner and Becky Fiedler for a first look at the newest online course. The pilot class is your  chance to influence course topics, shape activities, and give feedback on the final course. Read Chris Kenst’s report on his experience at the first pilot in January: http://www.testingcircus.com/?wpdmact=process&did=Mi5ob3RsaW5r

Apply to participate here [Registration is now closed]

If you are selected, you will need The Domain Testing Workbook (either print or electronic format available at contextdrivenpress.com or Amazon) to use in the class. We also will require a $50 non-refundable deposit to defray the costs of hosting the class.Any questions? Send them to info@bbst.info.

Domain Testing Pilot May 19-23 in Indianapolis

Are you ready to sharpen your domain testing skills? Join us in Indianapolis May 19-23 for the BBST Domain Testing class. We intend to show you that domain testing can do more than you might have thought!

The BBST pilot class is your  chance to influence course topics, shape activities, and give feedback on the demonstration videos. Read Chris Kenst’s report on his experience at the first pilot in January: http://www.testingcircus.com/?wpdmact=process&did=Mi5ob3RsaW5r

Apply to participate here

Plan to arrive in time for the welcome dinner on Sunday evening, May 18. Race fans may want to stay through the 25th to see the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500.

If you are selected, we will require a $100 non-refundable deposit to defray the costs of lunches and snacks.

Thanks to DeveloperTown for providing a meeting place for the class! We recommend the beautiful beautiful Sheraton Indianapolis Keystone Crossing for out-of-town participants. We’ve arranged a special BBST rate of $179/night.

Any questions? Send them to info@bbst.info.

2nd Live Pilot of Domain Testing Class

Kaner, Fiedler & Associates’ first live pilot of our new BBST Domain Testing course was a great success. We’re turning our attention to the next pilot,  co-sponsored with DeveloperTown.

The second live pilot will have more videos, more activities, and more demos. The next live pilot will be held May 19-23, 2014 at the DeveloperTown offices. (Note the date change!) We’re also planning an online pilot for some time in July. Apply to participate in either pilot here.

If selected, we will require a $100 non-refundable deposit to defray the costs of facilities, lunches, and snacks.

We will post additional details to this website as they become available. Questions? Email info@bbst.info.

The Domain Testing Pilot Workshop

Kaner, Fiedler & Associates is developing a course on Domain Testing. This will be the first of the next generation of BBST courses. We are recruiting participants to help pilot test our newest materials.

The first live pilot, co-sponsored with Florida Tech’s Center for Software Testing Education and Research will be held January 27-31, 2014 in Melbourne, FL.

The second live pilot, co-sponsored with DeveloperTown, will be held May 12-16 19-23 in Indianapolis, IN.

If selected to participate, we will require a $100 non-refundable deposit to defray the costs of facilities, lunches, and snacks. Apply to participate in one of the live pilot courses here.

We will post additional details to this website as they become available. Questions? Email info@bbst.info.

The 2014 Workshop on Teaching Software Testing

Kaner, Fiedler, and Associates, LLC is proud to co-sponsor the 2014 Workshop on Teaching Software Testing. In addition to the traditional WTST meeting, we are also looking for people interested in participating in a pilot test of The Domain Testing Workshop. This is your chance to influence development for the first of our next generation of BBST courses. For details, please visit the WTST website.

Kaner, Fiedler, & Associates, LLC has formed

Cem Kaner, JD, PhD and Rebecca Fiedler, PhD announce a new venture, KANER FIEDLER & ASSOCIATES, LLC.

Cem Kaner, author of Testing Computer Software and Lessons Learned in Software Testing, offers consulting services in software testing and computer-related law. (Cem’s website)

Rebecca Fiedler, veteran educator and instructional designer , can work with  you to develop computer-based or online training in any discipline.

Together, Cem and Rebecca co-developed the popular Black Box Software Testing Online Courses for the National Science Foundation. Now that the National Science Foundation project is coming to a successful conclusion, Kaner and Fiedler are available to bring their expertise to you.

We can offer online training courses to your test group including:

  • BBST® Foundations in Software Testing
  • BBST® Bug Advocacy – for better bug reporting
  • BBST® Test Design

Classes use a combination of challenging exercises, engaging video lectures, participants’ real-world experiences, and skill-building assignments to develop critical thinking and practical skills in your testers.

Contact us to schedule one or more BBST® online classes for your group or to customize a course for your company.

Explore this website for more information about the content in the courses and be sure to read what students think of the BBST® courses on our Testimonials page. Download any of the following resources:

Learn Software Testing

Cem Kaner, author of Testing Computer Software and Lessons Learned in Software Testing, has created a variety of Creative Commons-licensed materials available.

Contact us to bring four-week, fully online, professional development courses to your company. Courses include:

  • Foundations in Software Testing
  • Bug Advocacy
  • Test Design

Self-studiers can watch videos and review materials at the Center for Software Testing Education and Research web site.