Five justifications developers can use with management to push that desperately needed tool through the approval process.
Quantifying The Cost of Fixing vs Preventing Bugs - Do you know how much your organization spends on finding and fixing bugs over the course of a product life cycle? How about the opportunity cost of missed release dates, or the good will hit from unhappy customers? Identifying the direct and indirect costs associated software defects is a great way to reduce product development costs.
Poor Code Health is bad for Business - The volume of software worldwide continues to grow exponentially, and software quality has simply not kept pace. This has caused the industry to reach a crisis point in terms of mounting technical debt that has been caused by the continual development of software without the correct quality control processes in place.