Who to Blame for Software Defects in Production?

by Nataliia Vasylyna | August 2, 2013 10:00 am

If many defects were found by users in a certain part of software after release the tester is not always the one to blame. It may be that this part of the application is very sophisticated or of high risk. The application could have been released in haste and there was too little time on testing.

Before asserting that the tester neglected his duties and that is why the mobile testing, desktop testing or web site testing was performed careless, some facts should be taken into account.

The Facts That Are to Be Considered When Judging Tester’s Fault in Appearance of Software Bugs After Release:

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Endnotes:
  1. defect: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2011/10/11/main-types-of-defects-in-software-testing/
  2. Software Bugs Monthly Digest – July 2021: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2021/08/04/software-bugs-monthly-digest-july-2021/
  3. Is software testing a waste or a benefit?: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/12/15/software-testing-purpose/
  4. Most expensive bugs of 2016: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/06/27/most-expensive-bugs/

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