Software Testing Hall of Shame – Survey reveals hidden price of software failures
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This week’s Hall of Shame entry isn’t an actual company for once, but rather lots of them! A new survey uncovers the hidden cost of software failures and the importance of testing.
The survey, announced this week, reveals that a quarter of projects overrun or are delayed due to technology failures, adding on average 90 percent to the original budget and seven months of extra work.
The importance of testing was highlighted as a critical but underestimated element of good project practice.
“We found that people that suffer long delays, often have small, or no annual budget for testing,” said Professor Pentel, founder and chairman of the research group, Customer Experience Foundation (CEF). “Testing is an afterthought service rather than actual key element.”
You can read the full story courtesy of Techworld here – http://news.techworld.com/applications/3202326/survey-reveals-hidden-price-of-technology-failures/?email