It is a well-known fact that Brits like to treat themselves to a bit of junk food every now and then, especially students (from which I know first-hand), and this seems to be on the rise. Domino’s Pizza have released their sales figures and have said they sold 61 million pizzas this year, an increase of over 5 million a year earlier and have also opened a further 69 stores throughout the UK. However, as interesting as these foodie facts are, the topic of this blog is actually about technology and how it is advancing not only companies, but also the developing world….
Congratulations to Dan Stafford who is FDM’s Consultant of the Month for November. Dan began training on 24th January 2011 in FDM’s Manchester office and is now placed at Barclays. The Principle Test Manager at Barclays, Ged Caraher has said that Dan’s “willingness to step up to help resolve issues has been fantastic, he has [...]
Congratulations to Jacques De Jager and Christopher Lampert who have been handpicked to work in Australia on the Cubic Sydney operation. Both are Test Consultants for Cubic Transportation Systems and will work on the Sydney project until the end of November. There are approximately 60 testers on site and they chose only four staff to [...]
Congratulations to Charlotte Keens who is FDM’s Consultant of the Month for October. Charlotte was placed with UBS in November 2010 and, since then, she has accomplished a string of achievements and become a real asset to the company. She has worked for UBS on the desktop transformation programme (DTP) for two years, which has [...]
As William Shakespeare once famously wrote: “To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles”– Hamlet First Folio 1623 Now why am I quoting Hamlet when talking about testing tools? [...]
On Wednesday 20th June 2012 FDM Group hosted an event at its Manchester office which gave six IT enthusiasts the opportunity to experience two major parts of the IT world: development and testing. The purpose of this event was to give the chosen candidates a chance to apply techniques, procedures and practices used by professional [...]
Stream #4: Software Testing: Are you ready for a mission critical role as a Software Tester? Software testing is arguably the most critical part of the development lifecycle, and so FDM’s Test Analyst training begins with a thorough grounding in its theory. During this time, you will cover the fundamentals of testing, the testing and [...]
Over the years I’ve worked with numerous types of people, from runners to gamers, knitters to bloggers and some that do all of those and more. The one thing they all have in common is that they all call themselves testers, which got me thinking, what makes a good tester…?
Congratulations to our newest FDM IT Consultants who have completed their training and been placed onsite to work with the following clients…
IT Careers with FDM Group FDM’s Graduate scheme enables fast-tracked career progression into the IT industry, through technical and professional skills development combined with commercial experience. The training generally take 8-16 weeks to complete, after which you will begin an exciting journey as an FDM IT Consultant, working with some of the world’s most prestigious [...]