The Malaysian Government has made software testing an important pillar of future economic growth, and aims to help local companies capture a slice of a US$30-billion market, writes Karamjit Singh.
Globally, the software testing services market was valued at US$41.84 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach US$70.98 billion by 2018, a compound annual growth rate of 11.15%.
The Software Testing Conference (Softec) Asia 2015, to be held from Sept 8-10 in Kuala Lumpur, features some of the world's most renowned experts in the field. Here's a quick look at some of them.
The upcoming Softec Asia 2015 conference in Kuala Lumpur promises to be the biggest and most exciting held in the eight years of the event.
The global software testing services market was valued at US$41.84 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach US$70.98 billion by 2018, growing with a compound annual growth rate of 11.15%, according to the Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB).
With the software testing market in Malaysia worth US$122 million a year, the Malaysian Software Testing Board is pushing ahead with its efforts to raise the bar for quality software in Malaysia and push the country from being a consumer to a producer of software.
The Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) said its laboratory has obtained accreditation under international standards for testing and calibration laboratories.
Having a national quality software certification scheme would help inculcate the quality culture among Malaysian software companies and in turn, help grow Malaysia’s software industry, according to the Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB).
The Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) roadshow, which aims to raise awareness of Software Quality Assurance (SQA) and promote the development of software testing services industry, is making a stop in Kuching on June 26.
The Malaysia Software Testing Board (MSTB) has launched the inaugural Software Test Design Competition, a national-level competition that will test software testing skills and creativity.