Research Finding:
Debugging and associated rework takes about 50% of the time spent in a typical software development cycle.

Sources:

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Software Productivity

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Improving Software Productivity

  • Recorded 1987 in IEEE Computer, 20, no. 9, September
  • Pages 43-57
  • Barry W. Boehm
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Swords and Plowshares: The Rework Cycle of Defense and Commercial Software Development

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They Write the Right Stuff

Cover of IEEE Software

Software Process Improvement at Raytheon

  • Recorded 1996 in IEEE Software, 13, no. 6, November
  • Pages 23-31
  • Thomas J. Haley
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Software Inspection: An Industry Best Practice

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Estimating Software Costs

Presentation

What We Have Learned About Fighting Defects

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Peer Reviews in Software: A Practical Guide