Stop basing defect priority on feelings!

It’s far too common that bugs and defects get prioritized based off how someone with gut feelings has for the issue versus how much it genuinely impacts business. I’ve observed this countless times and when I encountered this in my own company I compiled a document in confluence to negate the “feeling” and base prioritization on something more reproducible and data driven. Basic stuff, it’s nothing groundbreaking but it is shocking how few shops actually have any process or definition in place to refer to.

Click below for my implemented take on defect and bug prioritization.

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