James Bach (http://www.satisfice.com) is founder
and principal consultant of Satisfice, Inc. James cut his teeth as a programmer,
tester, and SQA manager in Silicon Valley and the world of market-driven software
development. He has worked at Apple, Borland, a couple of start-ups, and some
consulting companies, including a stint as chief scientist at STLabs, an independent
software testing laboratory. He was part of the team that defined the body of
knowledge covered by the Certified Software Quality Engineer program for the American
Society for Quality, and has served on curriculum advisory boards for the Rochester
Institute of Technology and the International Technological University.
his articles and seminars on good enough quality, exploratory testing, and heuristic
test design, James helps individual software testers think clearly about testing,
cope with complex projects, and answer the questions, "What am I doing here?"
and "What should I do now?"
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