Highest Quality in the MES Test Center: 100% of Employees are ISTQB®-Certified

The ISTQB Best Practices® are an important part of quality assurance in all MES Test Center test projects.

Last week, the MES Test Center team put itself to the test. New team members have also passed the ISTQB® Certified Tester exam, following a two-month orientation period in the MES Test Center. As a result, all MES Test Center team members are ISTQB®-certified. This is a trademark of the quality of the testing services provided by the MES Test Center; ultimately, ISTQB® Best Practices are established in all current and future MES Test Center projects.

The ISTQB® Certified Tester Program

The ISTQB® Certified Tester Program certifies testers worldwide by explaining, applying, and testing best practices in systematic testing. This allows for international standardization in software tester qualifications, and serves to secure the highest software quality standards. The ISTQB® Certified Tester Program is recognized as an important standard in the field of software testing.

 

Highest Quality in the Entire Team Leads to Excellent Performance of the Test Team at MES

Dr. Hartmut Lackner, Head of the MES Test Center, congratulated the team: "Passing this exam has again made clear the high quality of the team's work.   I am very happy for my colleagues and am confident that the knowledge gained via this exam will be used to positive effect in all projects. That colleagues who have only been with us two months have also already attained the large goal of passing the ISTQB exam is testament that our quality assurance processes are right on the mark and that our excellent team work leads to the highest standards."

The MES Test Center

The MES Test Center supports customers in the continuous safeguarding of software models. The engineers use MES-developed MES Quality Tools for quality assessment and assurance. This allows customers to automate quality assurance in the best possible way. Among the services provided by the MES Test Center are: ISO 26262-compliant verification and quality assurance; verification of Simulink®, Embedded Coder®, and TargetLink® models; and safeguarding of models from requirements to implementation. Alongside this, the MES Test Center offers coaching on improvement of model design and implementation strategy to reduce verification and quality assurance efforts. The focus here is on an optimal tool platform for testing complex systems with multiple test variants. Through this, customers obtain short-term support in case of capacity limitations among their test experts. Complete management of test projects at a fixed price is also an advantage of using MES test experts. For customers, this means minimized maintenance and post-processing effort, as well as increased efficiency through optimal automation of their models. Alongside this, they can rely on the experience and expertise of ISTQB-certified testers and ISO 27001-certified test laboratories.

About MES: Software Quality. Made in Germany.

Model Engineering Solutions GmbH (MES) is the competence center for model-based software. Structured along three main areas, MES Quality Tools, MES Test Center, and MES Academy, MES offers ideal support for integrated quality assurance. The MES Quality Tools are software tools to achieve highest quality. MES Model Examiner® (MXAM) is the first-choice solution for checking modeling guidelines. MES Test Manager® perfectly implements requirements-based unit testing in model-based development. MES Quality Commander® (MQC) evaluates the quality and product-readiness of your software and delivers key decision-making data throughout the product development lifecycle. The MES Test Center includes testing services from requirements management, through setting up test specifications and automated test evaluation to quality monitoring. The MES Academy provides training workshops and seminars and supports customers seeking to introduce or enhance their model-based development processes, such as fulfilling standards like IEC 61508, ISO 26262, and ASPICE. MES clients include major OEMs and suppliers to the automotive industry as well as in automation technology worldwide. MES is a TargetLink® Strategic Partner of dSPACE GmbH and a MathWorks and ETAS Product Partner.

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