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Blog Archive for malcolmdavis during March 2006

Boundary conditions were set when I first started blogging for Java.net. Play fair and play nice, no advertisings, and stay on subject matters of interest to developers. In the wild wild west of the blogosphere, people do anything but play nice, are self promoting, and don’t mind generating controversy. However, you may need to be careful if you are blogging on the company dime. Nicholas...
The economics of defects: There is a cost to software that goes beyond the purchase price. There is the price of installation, configuration, training, and defects. Determining the impact of defects on the cost is the focus of this writing. Defect cost: The following is the formula to determine the cost of defects in code: Product Defect Cost = Q*S*C*P Where: Q The quality of the product....