The Proven ROI of Development Testing: An in-depth analysis of Coverity customer experiences

Development testing has been proven to find more bugs and identify problems in complex code much faster than any other method while at the same time delivering increased developer productivity, faster time-to-market and decreased risk of brand damage. In this white paper you will learn about the ROI realized by twelve enterprise companies in a wide range of industries. You’ll also learn how to build your own business case for development testing.

A sample of the savings achieved are:

  • 2,800 man hours saved over one year
  • 14 man-hours per bug in time savings
  • Elimination of million dollar bugs
  • Coverity finds serious defects at a rate of 10 per week compared to 2-3 with a system test person
  • Total annual savings from automation: $1.2M