Podcasts with James Bach


Episode 47 by Michael Raveling with James Bach

From blog.softwaretestpodcast.com

June 21st, 2013: In this extra long, unedited podcast, James shares more of his thoughts on software testing. We start by taking on some icons of the quality world, Juran and Deming. Michael goofs up James background but gets James to share some information about the early days at Apple. James gets Michael to open up about why he reallly got his certification. The discussion turns to exploratory testing and Michael's experience trying to implement it in a regulated environment. James talks about his regulated tested experience. It's a wealth of information and tips on testing in that environment. James gives a hint about his next project and it certainly sounds exciting.


Challenges Facing Software Testers

From qatestlab.com

Oct 11th, 2012: James talks about the biggest challenge to software testers; the inability to cope with challenges of any kind., coping with controversy, working through issues together, and being accountable. Watch this, Testers!


Open Lecture by James Bach on Software Testing

From mobileqazone.com

Oct 9th, 2012: An honest lecture on real testing. He continues sharing some of his background and history in the testing community.


Episode 25 by Michael Raveling and Emily Shebesta with James Bach

From blog.softwaretestpodcast.com

May 5th, 2012: James talks about software testing. We get him to talk about his website satisfice.com, why software testers don't seem to take software testing seriously, and philosophy. Emily gets James to discuss 'the next big thing' but the answer probably wasn't what either of us expected.


Audio podcasts on software testing with James Bach

From TestingPodcast.com

Several podcasts posted here, includes conversations about the effectiveness of pairwise testing, test coaching, tester tools, etc.


Hanselminutes Podcast 187: Software Tester James Bach

Recorded from Sweden, by Scott Hanselman, James talks about what it means to be a uncoventional learner and more.


Exploratory Testing: Podcast #4

From Testing Reflections: Podcast with James Bach

Quote from the conversation "Exploratory testing is simply what happens when I place something in front of you and say 'test this right now'. When people respond to that, they're doing exploratory testing. It's simultaneous learning, test design and test execution."


 "Is there a problem here?" with James Bach and Michael Kelly

From www.Michaeldkelly.com: software testing, development, coaching and consulting


Chatting with James Bach: Exploratory Testing Discussion

From Coding QA Podcasts. Summary by Michael Bolton found here.


The Role of a Tester- Interview with James Bach

From Five Whys: Beyond Agile- Notes to a Software Team Leader; Discussion includes about what real testers need to be, how to interview a tester for a job, the idea of exploratory testing, automated checks vs. manual, sapient tests and many other things.




Upcoming Events


March 31
Brighton, England
Invited Speaker: Tester Meet-Up , Topic: "The Testing Role Under Attack"

March 31
Brighton, England
Skype Meeting with Eric Kieffer

April 01-03
Brighton, England
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Software Testing Club

April 04
Brighton, England
Public Class: 1-day Rapid Testing Intensive, organized by Software Testing Club

April 07-09
Stockholm, Sweden
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by AddQ Training

April 10
Stockholm, Sweden
Open to the Public: Qbiz Day at AddQ Training

April 10
Stockholm, Sweden
Corporate On-Site

April 11
Stockholm, Sweden
Corporate Internal Workshop

April 12-13
Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish Exploratory Testing Workshop: SWET 7

April 14
Stockholm, Sweden
Dinner Meeting wtih Eric Kieffer and RST Class #1

April 14-15
Stockholm, Sweden
Corporate Class: Rapid Software Testing

April 16
Stockholm, Sweden
Dinner Meeting with Eric Kieffer and RST Class #2

April 16-17
Stockholm, Sweden
Corporate Class: Rapid Software Testing

(click here to see the whole schedule...)