About the Organiser

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31 Media Ltd


31 Media is a multi-platform media company that serves the IT sector. As a business that consistently endeavours to produce top quality products, the reputation of 31 Media has grown to become one of the market leading IT publishers and events organisers in the UK. The core business of 31 Media consists of: publishing, events, online media, research, executive networking in The Software Testing Forum and recruitment.


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Publishing


TEST Magazine was created specifically as a voice for professionals serious about software testing and quality in the modern environment. As such, it is read by over 10,700 members across Europe, the US and South Asia. Published in print and digital format on a bi-monthly basis, and written in an accessible, jargon-free style, TEST Magazine provides an unbiased, holistic and pragmatic viewpoint that has made it the leading journal in its sector.


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Events


31 Media produces different high quality events for the software testing and QA market, including the annual National Software Testing Conference held in central London; The Software Testing Conference North which is held in Leeds; The European Software Testing Awards – the comprehensive awards programme recognising excellence in the industry; as well as more focused events such as The TEST Focus Groups and other smaller Executive Workshops.

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Online media


The Software Testing News website is a portal that delivers the latest and most up-to-date news and views for the software testing industry. With content that includes industry research, white papers, expert opinion pieces right through to the latest software testing tool on the market – Software Testing News should be one of your top five bookmarks! The Software Testing News website has a strong social media presence on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.


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Software Testing Forum


The Software Testing Forum brings together like-minded professionals that are looking to break down the traditional industry silos. With a whole host of tangible and intangible membership benefits – including the products mentioned above – the Software Testing Forum is the industry’s membership platform dedicated to helping its members be more successful in their day-to-day roles.


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Research

The European Software Testing Benchmark Report is an annual report designed to provide the European software testing community and beyond with qualitative research that helps all those interested or associated with software testing be more successful in their day-to-day roles.

 

Broken down into four specific areas to provide a more in-depth insight into the industry, the report surveys over 1,000 testing professionals at all levels, and from businesses large and small across various vertical sectors, and countries. The report aims to provide an impartial, holistic and insightful view of the current testing market by identifying the different nuances, trends, thinking, knowledge gaps and practices.

 

Commissioned for the industry, put together by those within the industry, and is published to serve the industry, The Software Testing Benchmark Report is put together by TEST Magazine’s editorial board to ensure a holistic view of the market is captured.

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Recruitment


A young, vibrant and specialist employment agency, TEST Associates matches the best software testers and quality assurance professionals to roles across a wide range of businesses. TEST Associates is at the forefront of recruitment in the software testing niche, matching candidates to positions that range from testing and QA analysts through to team leaders and senior project managers, QA directors and chief architects.


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