To continually improve and advance the software testing profession by:
Defining and maintaining a Body of Knowledge which allows testers to be certified based on best practices, connecting the international software testing community, and encouraging research.
"Strive for progress, as you will fall and get up until you reach your perfection."Unknown
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time"Thomas A. Edison
The professional standards and expectations
Assistant Secretary General