REQB now in Latin America

The international Requirements Engineering certification scheme REQB is now also active in Latin America. The Latin American Association for Software Certification (LAASC) is now acting as the regional REQB board in Latin America supporting the Spanish and Portuguese regions.

Gary Rueda Sandoval, president of LAASC: "Requirements Engineering is a key discipline in the Software Development Process. So it is very good to have a standardization in the Requirements Engineering area."
Folke Nilsson, REQB Chair: "It is good to see that the REQB scheme is growing successfully. REQB is today covering 35 countries on 4 continents."

About REQB (
The Requirements Engineering Qualifications Board (REQB) was established in 2006. Its members are international experts for Requirements Engineering (RE), who are working on a global Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) program which is ISO17024 compliant. As a result, the board intends to create an international standard that will be recognized as the common language in the discipline of Requirements Engineering. As of June 2013, Professionals from more than 40 countries have been certified according to this standard.

About LAASC (
The Latin American Association for Software Certifications (LAASC) is a organization to support the idea of Software Quality. It is covering Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The Association has been built with the objectives to promote worldwide recognized software quality certifications such as Requirements Engineering (RE), Business Analysis (BA) and Usability Engineering in the languages Spanish and Portuguese