Dr. Suhaimi bin Ibrahim
Agile Testing Alliance is a non-profit testing community and certification organization, created to grow agile testing awareness, practices and acceptance. We are a global alliance of visionary industry leaders, prominent authors, leading educational institutions and testing evangelists who are passionate in proliferation of agile in testing. There is a huge need of agile testing talent and ATA is a step towards filling that void. Our mission is to create a learning roadmap specifically in agile testing space. We understand that learning never stops and that testing community needs recognition in this quest for knowledge. Hence we have mapped the journey with milestones that can be evaluated, certified and thus recognized.
As of Jan 2013, there are more than 300,000 certified testers (from various global testing certification bodies) and at the same time there are more than 50,000 certified scrum professional. As per “State of Agile” Survey 2008 to 2012 published by VersionOne, agile momentum is picking up. Also it states that 83% of the respondents would be implementing agile in their future projects. This means there is a huge testing and agile community, but there aren’t any agile testers! Not only this there is no defined learning roadmap for testing community in agile space.