Software continues to grow, proliferate, and enhance our digitally enabled lives. As organizations undertake digital transformations, software-based innovation and development rapidly expand. The result is a balancing act for organizations as they try to deliver value at high speed without sacrificing quality. But too often, software quality lags behind other objectives.
The lack of primary attention to quality comes with a steep cost, and that is the focus of this report, released by the Consortium for Information & Software Quality™ (CISQ) and cosponsored by Synopsys.
This year’s report cites an increase in the cost of poor software quality (CPSQ) in the U.S. to at least $2.41 trillion—up from $1.31 trillion two years ago.
Three main problem areas contribute to CPSQ
The report focuses on three solution areas for finding and fixing software deficiencies
Download the report for details on these problems and their solutions, as well as specific recommendations around open source software components, DevOps, developer training, and creative ways of dealing with the shortage of software professionals.