Monday, July 25, 2005

Bugs can be extremely expensive to fix

From my IBM days I recall an estimate that to fix an error -- in hardware, software, documentation, or just about anything else -- after it has been delivered and deployed can cost anything from 10 to 100 times as much as it would if the error had been detected and corrected during the original design/development/test phase.

A CHALLENGE:
Are you willing to "stand under the bridge you designed"? ... Read the following article to find out the significance of this challenge:
Software Engineers Aren't Doing Enough To Really Create Error-Free Software

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