Different organizations exist which focus on different aspects of software and software life cycle. The Association for Software Testing organization (AST) is one such well-known organization.
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The Association for Software Testing (AST) is an international non-profit professional association with members in over 50 countries. AST is dedicated and strives to build a testing community that views the role of testing as skilled, relevant, and essential to the production of faster, better, and less expensive software products. AST's goal is to follow a scientific approach to developing and evaluating techniques, processes, and tools, with a belief that a self-aware, self-critical attitude is essential to understanding and assessing the impact of new ideas on the practice of testing.