Knowit Given ISTQB Global Partner Status

Published 16 Oct 2017

Knowit has entered another level in its partnership with ISTQB – the largest software testing association in the world. Knowit is now a Global Partner of ISTQB making it the first company with this accreditation in the Nordic countries.

"This in an excellent opportunity to show our customers that Knowit has a profound understanding of software testing, Knowit values software testing as a profession and views it as an extremely meaningful factor in any successful IT project as well as in any successful business in general. The accreditation mirrors our commitment towards ensuring the software testing skills of our employees with ISTQB courses and certifications among other things. Naturally it also reminds everyone that Knowit is a prime training provider within the field of software testing. We are proud of the appreciation ISTQB has shown towards Knowit, as well as extremely glad to be included in the ISTQB family. Testing truly is a very important matter in creating high-end software. ISTQB has enabled us to contribute positively to the development of software testing as a whole,” says Kari Kakkonen, Director of Quality and Competences at Knowit.

"ISTQB® is very happy to welcome Knowit as Global Partner of ISTQB. We look forward to continued fruitful cooperation with Knowit", says ISTQB® President Gualtiero Bazzana.


ISTQB has created the world's most successful scheme for certifying software testers. As of December 2016, ISTQB has administered over 700,000 exams and issued more than 500,000 certifications in over 117 countries world-wide. The scheme relies on a Body of Knowledge (Syllabi and Glossary) and exam rules that are applied consistently all over the world, with exams and supporting material being available in many languages.

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