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Do dedicated testers reduce total debugging time?

Survey period: 21 Oct 2013 to 28 Oct 2013

The sooner you find a bug after writing the code, the easier it is to fix. Does this mean that dedicated testers get your bug count to zero faster?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, total debugging time decreases with dedicated testers71254.02
No, debugging time increases because the dedicated testers find many more bugs than your customers35927.24
I don't see a difference24718.74



 
GeneralBad options. Pin
mikepwilson23-Oct-13 9:13
mikepwilson23-Oct-13 9:13 
GeneralLarge Scale Pin
contracting199023-Oct-13 0:47
contracting199023-Oct-13 0:47 
GeneralWell - It Depends Upon Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Oct-13 2:45
mveW Balboos, GHB22-Oct-13 2:45 
GeneralSomehow, the metric posed by the question doesn't fit Pin
Gary Wheeler22-Oct-13 1:47
Gary Wheeler22-Oct-13 1:47 
GeneralMany times, debugging time increases - And that's NOT a bad thing. Pin
Rutvik Dave22-Oct-13 0:32
professionalRutvik Dave22-Oct-13 0:32 
GeneralIt Depends on tester Pin
Suvabrata Roy21-Oct-13 22:18
professionalSuvabrata Roy21-Oct-13 22:18 
GeneralNot so much Pin
PIEBALDconsult21-Oct-13 16:41
professionalPIEBALDconsult21-Oct-13 16:41 
GeneralThe limited outside beta testing I did was invaluable. Pin
Ron Anders21-Oct-13 8:42
Ron Anders21-Oct-13 8:42 
GeneralBugs that can be ignored Pin
  Forogar  21-Oct-13 5:26
professional  Forogar  21-Oct-13 5:26 
GeneralRe: Bugs that can be ignored Pin
Dan Neely21-Oct-13 6:19
Dan Neely21-Oct-13 6:19 
GeneralRe: Bugs that can be ignored Pin
LOKImotive25-Oct-13 10:26
LOKImotive25-Oct-13 10:26 
GeneralRe: Bugs that can be ignored Pin
Matt Alexander28-Oct-13 7:38
Matt Alexander28-Oct-13 7:38 
General"Answers" not answering the question Pin
Nicholas Marty21-Oct-13 3:38
professionalNicholas Marty21-Oct-13 3:38 
GeneralRe: "Answers" not answering the question Pin
Herbie Mountjoy21-Oct-13 21:07
professionalHerbie Mountjoy21-Oct-13 21:07 
GeneralMissing answers Pin
Dennis E White21-Oct-13 2:10
professionalDennis E White21-Oct-13 2:10 
GeneralRe: Missing answers Pin
ZurdoDev21-Oct-13 2:37
professionalZurdoDev21-Oct-13 2:37 
GeneralNever a D'oh! moment Pin
S Houghtelin21-Oct-13 1:51
professionalS Houghtelin21-Oct-13 1:51 
GeneralRe: Never a D'oh! moment Pin
Ben Daq21-Oct-13 2:47
Ben Daq21-Oct-13 2:47 
GeneralRe: Never a D'oh! moment Pin
Mycroft Holmes22-Oct-13 15:20
professionalMycroft Holmes22-Oct-13 15:20 
GeneralRe: Never a D'oh! moment Pin
Vivi Chellappa22-Oct-13 18:20
professionalVivi Chellappa22-Oct-13 18:20 
GeneralI never met one! Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter21-Oct-13 0:01
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter21-Oct-13 0:01 
AnswerRe: I never met one! Pin
Joan M21-Oct-13 0:32
professionalJoan M21-Oct-13 0:32 
GeneralRe: I never met one! Pin
Amol_B25-Oct-13 2:41
professionalAmol_B25-Oct-13 2:41 
Me too!
Do they really existConfused | :confused: Smile | :)
GeneralIncreases deliverables quality but the debugging time is probably around the same... Pin
AlexCode20-Oct-13 23:11
professionalAlexCode20-Oct-13 23:11 
GeneralRe: Increases deliverables quality but the debugging time is probably around the same... Pin
chriselst21-Oct-13 0:13
chriselst21-Oct-13 0:13 

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