How Much is Poor Quality Software Costing You?

Earlier this month, Herb Krasner, an Advisory Board member of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) joined our VP of Solution Engineering Eric Mizell for a webinar examining the cost of poor quality software. A recent CISQ report [1], The Cost of Poor Quality Software in the US: A 2018 Report, aggregates publicly available data from a wide variety of sources to highlight the devastating financial impact of poor quality software.

Application Errors: The Hidden Costs You Aren't Seeing

When we think about the cost of software errors, the first things that come to mind are probably application downtime and failed transactions, engineering time spent fixing bugs rather than delivering new features and brand tarnishment. But there's more than meets the eye. There are additional costs hiding in plain sight that are adding up to millions of dollars a year for many enterprise companies. In fact, in just 2018 alone, poor software quality cost organizations $2.8 trillion.