85% of errors can be fixed in a few hours
About 85% of errors can be fixed in a few hours if caught in the development stage.
Evaluating Software Development by Error Analysis: The Data from the Architecture Research Facility
- David M. Weiss
- Recorded 1979 in Journal of Systems and Software, 1, no. 2, June
- Pages 57-70
Collecting and Categorizing Software Error Data in an Industrial Environment
Practical Software Metrics for Project Management and Process Improvement