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Why Investing in Defect Tracking Software is Healthy for Organizations?

ray_parker01 profile image Ray Parker ・2 min read

Bugs and defects are those deadly little creatures in your software products and applications that can eat your software alive. One hidden bug left untreated by the quality assurance professionals can give birth to thousands of bugs floating in the software product or appa after it get released in the market. And if the bug or error is detected by users then be ready to tackle the consequences of lost organization’s goodwill, productivity, and satisfied users. Isn’t it haunting? Isn’t it a nightmare to believe? But this is the reality of those little creatures that have power to eat your software products and can leave you in a state of sorrow.

To get rid of these bugs and to make sure your software or application stands out among markets with a competitive edge of having high quality, can be made possible if you invest in improving the testing or evaluation process of your products. Testing is the only way out to make sure if the software product meets the desired expectations of the users and if it’s ready to launch in the market. A software product is ready to expose in the market only when it has least possibility of defect or error occurrence. To be able to move that point where you are confident that maximum bugs and defects are tracked and treated, you must have to invest in appropriate or accurate defect management software.

You might be hunting for more valid reasons to answer the question that why investing in a bug tracking tool is healthy for you? Let’s consider more reasons in this regard;

Reduction in the Cost of Production (COP) - Via incorporating an appropriate and well aligned error tracking system it has been made possible to determine the priority of errors and assign problems. This aids in spotting problems or issues that repeat over time and the development or production team will be able to focus on more important issues. The teams will be able to pay attention to high-priority errors rather than wasting valuable hours on smaller issues. Thereby an increase in the team productivity and reduction in the development costs.

Improvisions in user experience - Modern bug tracking systems are overloade with a variety of user-friendly features. It makes it easy and simple for end users to report problems and errors directly on the application when they use the application. At this stage, common problems will be thoroughly analyzed and resolved through comprehensive product modifications. After being done with fixing errors reported by the users, the tool will provide end users with automated responses in the form of notifications and alerts to keep them up to date.

Enhanced connectivity and teamwork - Today's error tracking tools have a chat interface and email notification functions. It promotes communication and improves contact between team members. As a result, the right person for the error repair will be notified quickly so that he can solve the problem immediately.

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