Object Management Group and iSQI
Sign Marketing Agreement to
Advance Software Standards Certification
Needham, MA, May 11, 2015 –
Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO of the Object
Management Group® (OMG®) and Stephan Goericke, CEO of the
International Software Quality Institute (iSQI®), today
announced that the two parties have entered into a joint
agreement to market their respective modeling certification
programs to IT professionals.
Under the agreement, effective as of May 11, 2015, OMG
will market iSQI's Certified Model Based Tester (CMBT)
certificate alongside the OMG series of certification
programs in the areas of software modeling, business
modeling, model-based systems engineering, and real-time and
embedded systems. iSQI will include OMG certification
programs in conjunction with hardcopy and online materials
related to its CMBT certificate.
Soley commented, "As leaders in certifying IT
talent, both OMG and iSQI believe that continuous
professional development is an important validation for
every IT professional. Today's announcement also reinforces
our mission to encourage the adoption of standards and
software quality that drive higher customer
"Today's announcement underscores our shared
commitment with OMG to promote standards and quality in
software by certifying IT professionals in this domain. I
look forward to a strong partnership and collaboration with
OMG," said Goericke.
The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI®),
headquartered in Potsdam with offices in Amstelveen (NL),
Boston (USA) and London (UK) plays a large role in
certifying the know-how of IT-professionals. As leading
provider of certification examinations, iSQI is an important
partner for education and training on 6 continents, in over
90 countries, in 10 languages. In 2014, iSQI certified more
than 18,000 individuals worldwide.
Management Group® (OMG®) is an international, open
membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium.
OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for
a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of
industries. OMG's modeling standards enable powerful visual
design, execution and maintenance of software and other
processes. Visit www.omg.org
for more information.
OMG also certifies practitioners in four
areas. For more information on OMG certification programs,
please visit: http://www.omg.org/omg-certifications.
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