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What Does It Really Cost to Fix a Software Defect?

Bonnie Bailey writes that confirmation bias leads us to throw out the critical thinking needed to determine if the “average cost to fix one defect” metric, which is what we really have to figure out to get the data points for the Boehm curve, is really even a valid metric in the first place.

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Bonnie Bailey
Software Defects: Why They Won't Go Away

Joe Townsend tackles why software defects in IT projects appear to be increasing in recent years. As the business side increases the pressure for faster and bigger results from IT, mistakes and defects will continue to go up.

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Joe Townsend