In our quest to find the latest, greatest and bestest methodologies out there to ship great software we often overlook the simplest of implementations to get a project going – The Bug Bar.
As much as I wish this was an actual bar a la Bugs, it’s not.
The Bug Bar is a simple tool used to keep your team’s head above water when shipping copious amounts of software against an unpredictable schedule.
How it Works
Before each iteration set a maximum number of bugs that can be reported that cannot be triaged into a subsequent iteration based on their priority and severity to the project.
There is no discerning between bugs raised by Developers, QA,