Using Hexawise to Reduce Test Cases by 95% While Increasing Test Coverage

A short presentation by Kathleen Poulsen, Lead Software Engineer in Test at Fidelity Investments, discussing the use of Hexawise at Fidelity Investments and some of the benefits/challenges of implementing Combinatorial Test Design at scale.

Using Hexawise to Reduce Test Cases by 95% While Increasing Test Coverage
Using Hexawise to Reduce Test Cases by 95% While Increasing Test Coverage

A short presentation by Kathleen Poulsen, Lead Software Engineer in Test at Fidelity Investments, discussing the use of Hexawise at Fidelity Investments and some of the benefits/challenges of implementing Combinatorial Test Design at scale.

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By John Hunter Jan 23, 2018
Kathleen Poulsen of Fidelity Investments on Using Hexawise to Improve Software Testing Results
Kathleen Poulsen of Fidelity Investments on Using Hexawise to Improve Software Testing Results

The highlights from a presentation by Kathleen Poulsen, Lead Software Engineer in Test at Fidelity Investments, at the StarEAST 2017 testing conference discussing the use of Hexawise at Fidelity Investments and some of the significant benefits of implementing Combinatorial Test Design at scale.

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By John Hunter Jun 9, 2017
84% of Software Defects Found in Production Could Have Been Found Using Pairwise Testing
84% of Software Defects Found in Production Could Have Been Found Using Pairwise Testing

Studies show that 84% of defects found in production could have been found by testing every pair of parameter values. Hexawise helps you find these pairwise defects before they reach users.

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By John Hunter Nov 17, 2016
How bad are normal, business-as-usual software tests?
How bad are normal, business-as-usual software tests?

How to determing how "bad" your existing manually-selected tests are (and how badly you need Hexawise).

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By Jordan Weck Jul 2, 2014
Using Hexawise to Export Values for Gherkin (Given, When --> Then)
Using Hexawise to Export Values for Gherkin (Given, When --> Then)

How to use the Auto-Scripts feature to turn your Hexawise test cases in the Gherkin "Given-When-Then" format.

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By John Hunter Mar 27, 2014
How to Convince Your Organization to Adopt Pairwise Software Testing
How to Convince Your Organization to Adopt Pairwise Software Testing

Concrete steps to overcome resistance and convince your team/group/organization to adopt pairwise testing approaches. Outlines in detail how to conduct and document the results of a Hexawise proof of concept pilot project.

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By Justin Hunter Nov 21, 2013
Create a Risk-based Testing Plan With Extra Coverage on Higher Priority Areas
Create a Risk-based Testing Plan With Extra Coverage on Higher Priority Areas

Showcases the Hexawise "Mixed-Strength" feature and explains how this feature can be used to perform Risk-Based Testing with Hexawise.

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By John Hunter Nov 6, 2013
Looking at the Empirical Evidence for Using Pairwise and Combinatorial Software Testing
Looking at the Empirical Evidence for Using Pairwise and Combinatorial Software Testing

This post addresses some comments and skeptical (in a good way) questions raised by Phil Kirkham to our recent posts: The Software Testing Community Needs More Empirical Studies.

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By Justin Hunter Mar 25, 2013
Using Hexawise is One of the Highest ROI Software Development Practices in the World According to Recent Report
Using Hexawise is One of the Highest ROI Software Development Practices in the World According to Recent Report

Hexawise is listed as a "Top 10 Software Development Tool or Practice" by software development expert Capers Jones.

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By John Hunter Mar 18, 2013
How Not to Design Pairwise Software Tests
How Not to Design Pairwise Software Tests

Quick examples of how NOT to design sets of pairwise software tests.

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By Justin Hunter Jan 29, 2013

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