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Great article, it helps put into words what many developers, manager, and clients experience on a software project. Some developers know that higher-quality code saves them a headache in the long run but it is hard to convince the other developers, management, and clients that investing in higher quality will lead to less rework and faster delivery. I will have to check out the books and research from Steve McConnell and Capers Jones, thank you for the recommendations.

 

You're welcome.

I've always been confused as to why people think faster is cheaper in any domain where you have to live with the results and pay for the maintenance for years or decades.

After all, you would want a:

  • house that was built in a week?
  • car that was designed in a month?
  • surgery that was performed twice as fast as normal?
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