Improve Your Testing for Mobile, Apps, IoT, and Connected Devices

Learn to test more quickly and adeptly with AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile certification that includes connected devices testing.

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AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile certification puts you on the cutting edge of testing for the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile devices, mobile applications, connected devices, and more.

Why do you need certification in Testing for IoT and Mobile? The Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and connected devices surround you. While your mobile phone is the most obvious connected device, there are dozens of connected devices that are part of your daily life, ranging from refrigerators to tiny humidity detectors to automobiles. Anything that is capable of supporting an Internet enabled component is part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and needs the quality assurance that comes with Testing for IoT and Mobile.

Learn why Connected Devices Testing is so important to your company and career: "Webinar: The Importance of Connected Devices Testing."

Testing for IoT and Mobile Certification Resources

Prepare for your AT*IoTMobile certification exam with these free resources:

Syllabus (Body of Knowledge) Sample Exam Sample Exam Answers

How Do I Prepare for the Testing for IoT and Mobile Exam?

The resources above give you a strong start on preparing for the Testing for IoT and Mobile exam. There is no required training, and you may study on your own. Here is what other testers said after passing the exam:

  • "Exam was good. One has to go through the syllabus to crack it. I would give 5 out 5 to it (5 being the highest)."
  • "Exam was very straightforward and relevant to the syllabus."
  • "I am not normally a great test taker, as I am generally nervous going into exams. This exam and syllabus were designed well enough that I had very little anxiety going into it. Well done!"

Why Should I Get the Testing for IoT and Mobile Certification?

The challenges of testing IoT, mobile and connected device are significant and growing:

  • Frequency of the release cycles: Because the IoT, mobile and connected device market is so competitive, organizations race to be first-to-market with new features and capabilities. Testing has to adapt to the demands of time-to-market while also meeting the expectations of the users regarding functionality, usability and performance.
  • Interoperability: Although invisible to most users, there is an expectation that applications will work across devices and that devices will work together. There is an expectation to be able to easily and automatically transfer data between devices, and to use the same applications from any device.

AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile certification is the perfect complement for your ISTQB and ASTQB software testing certifications. AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile certification:

  • Is important for everyone who works to create quality IoT devices, connected devices, mobile devices, mobile applications and peripheral software related to the Internet of Things (IoT). There is no prerequisite, so anyone that works with IoT devices, connected devices, mobile devices, or mobile applications can take advantage of this certification - it is not just for full-time software testers.
  • Adds you to the Official U.S. List of Certified Testers™ used by American employers. (While it's not important to American employers, if you wish to also appear on the ISTQB SCR, you must pass one of the ISTQB certification exams offered by AT*SQA.)
  • Can be kept up to date with our flexible, no-hassle recertification that helps you and your team automatically stay on the cutting edge.

Who Needs AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile?

Everyone who participates in creating quality Internet of Thing (IoT) devices, connected devices, mobile devices, or mobile applications should have AT*SQA Connected Devices Testing certification. The quality of IoT and mobile device hardware and software is the responsibility of everyone who is part of the team, not just those with titles such as Software Tester or QA Analyst.

The roles for Testing for IoT and Mobile include everyone who is involved in making the software and hardware before it reaches production, not just full-time testers, which includes:

  • Product managers
  • Business analysts
  • Product owners
  • Quality assurance testers
  • Software engineers
  • Agile teams
  • Usability consultants

IoT, connected devices, mobile devices and mobile apps requires diverse skillsets, perspectives, experiences and roles, and AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile certification is designed for all members of your team.


AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile Body of Knowledge

Below is an outline of the Testing for IoT and Mobile body of knowledge.

Introduction to Testing Connected Devices

  • Introduction
  • What is a Connected Device
  • What is a Connected Device Application?
  • Expectations from Connected Device Users
  • Challenges for Testers
  • Necessary Skills
  • Equipment Requirements
  • Lifecycle Models 12

Test Planning and Design

  • Identify Functions and Attributes
  • Identify and Assess Risks
  • Determine Coverage Goals
  • Determine Test Approach
  • Identify Test Conditions and Set Scope
  • Regression Testing

Quality Characteristics for Testing for IoT and Mobile

  • Introduction
  • Functional Testing
  • Non-Functional Testing

Environments and Tools

  • Tools
  • Environments and Protocols
  • Specific Application-Based Environment Considerations
  • Real Devices, Simulators, Emulators and the Cloud
  • Performance Test Tools and Support
  • Test Automation

The Internet of Things

  • Introduction
  • The Nature of The Internet of Things
  • Risks and Benefits of the IoT.
  • IoT Implementations
  • IoT Protocols and Environments
  • Unique Testing Approaches and Techniques Needed for the IoT
  • The Role of Test Tools in the IoT

Future-Proofing

  • Expect Rapid Growth
  • Build for Change
  • Plan for the Future
  • Anticipating the Future

Exam Format: AT*SQA Testing for IoT and Mobile

The exam consists of 40 questions. Test takers have 90 minutes to complete the exam. Note: If English is not your native language, you qualify for a time extension of 25%, so you will have 113 minutes in that case.

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