Rex Black

Rex Black is President of RBCS. Rex is also the immediate past president of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board and the American Software Testing Qualifications Board. Rex has published six books, which have sold over 50,000 copies, including Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Hebrew and Russian editions. Rex has written over thirty articles, presented hundreds of papers, workshops and seminars, and given over fifty speeches at conferences and events around the world. Rex may be reached at rex_black@rbcs-us.com.

How to Pick the Right IT Certifications

In a previous Knowledge Center article, I talked a lot about how to build quality applications, ones that work together using various techniques and processes. Another key to quality...

How to Improve Software Quality: Lessons from Toyota’s Debacle

How the mighty have fallen. Starting in the 1980s, Japanese companies became legendary for quality-and none more legendary than Toyota. But earlier this year, Toyota led the news due...

How to Achieve Greater Application Interoperability in Your Data Center

In one of my previous Knowledge Center articles, I discussed how to build quality applications by integrating multiple quality assurance activities into your process. This is important, but most...

How to Build Quality Applications

In some of my previous Knowledge Center articles, I've talked about testing as a means to build confidence in the quality of your data center's applications. It's good to...

How to Successfully Outsource Your Software Projects

In the last decade, outsourcing became a powerful force in the software industry. Motivations behind outsourcing vary, but the reason mentioned most is that of cost savings. Unfortunately, all...

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