James travels all over the world, consulting and teaching, and his schedule stays booked most of the year. 

However, he does find time to enjoy his surroundings and the people who host him. This section will include travel photos and notes from people he spends time with, and their adventures together.


Dining with family of test manager, Meeta Prakash, in Bangalore, India (Nov 2012)

Teaching in India (Nov 2012)

A blog post by Sunil Kumar after meeting James in India, "Vivid Tester".

Dining with the family of expert test manager, Meeta Prakash, in Bangalore (at right, 26 Nov 2012)

London Tester Gathering (Nov 2012)

Can you test without testing? Watch this video from the London Tester Gathering at Skills Matter, where James gave an insightful talk about the essence of testing, includes the slideshow presentation.

RST in Helsinki (Oct 2012)

Three Days of Kobayashi Maru; A blog post by Aleksis Tulonen

Aleksis blogs about his experience in the RST class taught by James, although challenging, he was grateful for the journey. Read about what Aleksis learned about himself and his role as a Tester.


Rapid Software Testing at eBay-Switzerland (Sept 2012)

Ilari Henrik blogs about James' recent RST class at eBay International for the testing community. James is pictured here on a day trip to Jungfraujoch.





Preparing for RST Class in Dordrecht, Netherlands (April 2012)James Bach

At right, James having dinner with dutch Context-Driven testers Huib Schoots, Jean-Paul Varwijk, and Pascal Dufour, demonstrating "Gray Code" as a test design technique.

What they teach us in TMap and why it is wrong!
Blog post by Huib Schoots

Being Challenged by James M Bach
Blog post by Jean-Paul Verwijk


RST Class in Bucharest, Romania (March 2012)

James solving testing puzzles with RST students; Photo courtesy of Alex Rotaru



Swiss Testing Day in Zurich, Switzerland (March 2012)

James Bach

James Bach and how I enjoyed his visit to Switzerland

By Ilari Henrik Aegerter

At right, James checks out a Swiss Cheese shop in Engelberg, Switzerland with fellow Tester Ilari Henrik Aegerter. Courtesy of Ilari







Visit to Table Top Mountain, which overlooks the city of Cape Town, South Africa (Oct 2011)



Upcoming Events




October 04-05
Cork, Ireland
Corporate Training: Rapid Software Testing Applied

October 09
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Meeting with Altom Associates

October 10
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Invited Speaker at Tabara de Testare: "Risk Analysis for Testers"

October 12-14
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Altom Consulting

October 14
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reception with RST Students

October 17-18
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Public Class: Session-Based Test Management, organized by Altom Consulting

October 18
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reception with SBTM students

October 21
Manchester, England
TestBash, Manchester, Invited Speaker
"Don't Think So Close To Me: Managing Critical and Social Distance in Testing"

October 22
Manchester, England
Open Space at TestBash Manchester

October 24-26
Manchester, England
Public Class: Rapid Software Testing, organized by Software Testing Club

October 31- November 02
Enfield, Greater London, England
Corporate Class: Rapid Software Testing

November 04
Hammersmith, London, England
Corporate Workshop for Medidata Solutions

November 07-09
Solihull, England
Corporate Class: Rapid Software Testing

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