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I am the founder and CEO of Hexawise. I'm interested in using Design of Experiments methods from applied statistics to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of software testing. The Hexawise test design tool improves coverage with the fewest possible number of tests. It uses pairwise, and other, more sophisticated methods of optimized combination testing.

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comment What online games (ideally with a bunch of glitches) would make for a good software testing training exercise?
devonps, I or one of my colleagues are in the classroom together with participants when we run these test design training sessions. If the testers struggle, we would encourage them to try out different approaches and ideas. Rarely do we need to do more than that. If we need to, we can gently guide participants in a direction that is likely to be fruitful.
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comment What does “all triples” test suite means?
Chris, You're generally on the right track, but there are a couple subtle but significant inaccuracies in your answer: (1) "every value of every variable is included in at least three tests." - Not so. Rather, 3-way coverage means that every possible triplet of values appears in at least one test. (2) "The variables should be independent of one another." While I've seen this claim in multiple sources, it just isn't true in practice. In fact, combinatorial testing is often especially useful where variables are dependent (but extra care needs to be taken in modeling the System Under Test).
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comment Statistical Testing Application on Screens and Nested Logic
I'm not really sure what the question means. As Kate suggests, more detail would be helpful. Could you provide a sample test scenario or two by way of example? Do you envision each test scenario each including all 3 screens being opened in different orders?
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answered Tool to generate test cases for configuration app based on use case variation?
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comment Approach to writing Manual Test cases/Scripts
Great answer Kate!