Mark Rice


Mark Rice

Business Relationship Manager,Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

The Challenges Facing Localisation Testing

What is software localisation? How do we test it? What challenges face the industry today? Despite being a critical part of software testing, Mark argues that significant challenges exist, not least the tasks of defining and standardising software localisation testing. Mark presents his efforts to raise awareness of the challenges and then summarises the response of the ISTQB.

Mark is the Business Relationship Manager for Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. He has previously worked in multiple roles for an international videogames company and volunteers for the ISTQB. Mark has a PhD in psychology and is qualified in Advanced ISTQB (Test Manager/Agile), Scrum, ITIL, PRINCE2, TMMi, BRM and Six Sigma.