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