List of news items about Satisfice Inc.


15 July 2016 Recommended Article from James: "The Golden Age of Autodidacts"...The Science of Self-Directed Learning
30 June 2013 Rapid Software Testing Experience- First Thoughts
A blog entry by Teri Charles, a recent Orcas Island RST Attendee!
25 March 2013 Pair Programming with an 8-year-old
A blog entry by Simon Parker, Australia, sharing his experience with a paired programming session with his son, Max. James had written a blog post about pairing with his non-programmer sister, Erica, hence Simon was inspired to do a similar session.
14 March 2013 How to Adjust to the Changing Face of Software Testing
Online article in CIO magazine mentioning James and context-driven testing
11 March 2013
Rapid Software Testing- Skilled Software Testing Unleashed
A blog entry by Zeger Van Hese of Z-Sharp, talks about the different "schools" of testing and how RST classes are a valuable addition to any tester's  career. He says, "RST will make you a better tester."

19 December 2012 Measuring Performance of Testers: James Bach's Opinion
A blog entry by Mohammad Saad, sharing the link to an article by James entitled " Testing Testers: Things to Consider when Measuring Performance"
17 December 2012
5 Testing Questions with James Bach
A blog entry by Joel Montvelisky, on the questions about the stuff that makes us better testers, as well as about the future of the testing profession.
26 November 2012
Meeting James Bach
A blog entry by Sunil Kumar, who says "If I have to tell you how I felt like after meeting him in just one sentence - It was like meeting Master Shifu of the Kung Fu Warriors team."

4 June 2012 A Day with James Bach
A blog entry by a software engineer/instructor who attended the Test Coaching Workshop in Sydney, Australia with James Bach and Anne-Marie Charrett. Mentions the techniques in coaching, the "coaching space" and "heirloom exercises".

Here is a discussion on coaching testers with Anne-Marie Charrett and James Bach from
28 May 2012
Rapid Software Testing vs. Rapid Software Testing
Blog from Pascal Dufour; The differences between James Bach's RST teaching style vs fellow RST Trainer Michael Bolton's style. Very interesting and full of honest observations.
10 May 2012
How I got to Rapid Software Testing....
A point-by-point list of how to convince your boss to support attendance of an RST Course
Blog from David Greenlees, Melbourne, Australia
9 May 2012
Experiences of Rapid Test Management
An insightful, smart review of a Rapid Test Management course, taught by Michael Bolton, with a link to another review of same author, of James' RST class taught in Cambridge UK.
Blog by Stephen Janaway, UK
19 April 2012 Keith Klain – Bridging the Gap: Leading change in a community of testers
A summary of opening keynote Keith Klain's presentation
Blog from StarEast 2012 by Zeger Van Hese
3 April
Interview with James Bach
After teaching a fully booked RST class in the Netherlands, James was interviewed by Host codecentric's Krystian Kaczor and Pascal Dufour
18 March 2012 Lessons Learned in Software Testing
A personal experience from attending an RST class, taught by James Bach.
Blog by James Thomas, Linguamatics





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