Exploring the State of Software Quality 2024 Report

Ensuring software quality and security is no longer a luxury but an essential driver of positive business outcomes. Recent studies show that poor code quality costs businesses trillions of dollars a year.

This report delves into why teams struggle to ensure software quality and the key trends shaping software development today.

Exploring the State

Key 2024 Software Quality Insights

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75% of development teams are manually reporting the impact of their code quality initiatives to management.

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58% of developers say not having enough time is the single most common challenge faced during code reviews.

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84% of development teams conduct regular security audits, and 88.4% have a dedicated security team or person.

Key Takeaways 

  • Aligning code quality with business objectives is a challenge
  • Software security is the most important part of a quality program
  • Time constraints often compromise the quality of code reviews
  • AI and automated testing is saving developer’s time