We advise you to inspect software because it offers an immediate AND long term Return on Investment:
Immediate Return on Investment—Code inspection pays for itself during development, isolates defects much more efficiently than testing, and has been shown to reduce maintenance costs by 90%. This statement is founded upon these research findings:
Long lasting Return on Investment—Inspection saves time otherwise wasted on bug-fixing, rework and other repair activities and has been shown to make developers 20% more productive. This statement is founded upon these research findings:
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