Software Defect Reduction Top 10 List

  title={Software Defect Reduction Top 10 List},
  author={Barry W. Boehm and Victor R. Basili},
  journal={IEEE Computer},
“Avoidable rework” is effort spent fixing difficulties with the software that could have been avoided or discovered earlier and less expensively. This definition implies that there is such thing as “unavoidable rework”. Reducing “avoidable rework” is a major source of software productivity improvement and most effort savings from improving software processes, architectures and risk management are results of reductions in “avoidable rework”. 
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