Ross Collard - Prospecting for Bugs
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Ross Collard is with Collard & Company, a Manhattan-based consulting firm which specializes in software quality. A Google search on his name reveals about 100 citations in this area. He has computer science degrees from Caltech and Stanford, and has taught for UC Berkeley and Harvard.
Testers' ability to identify, assess and prioritize risk is critical to having the right test focus. Objective, quantitative methods for risk assessment generally do not work well. And s ubjective, intuitive methods for risk assessment are derived as much or more from emotion and psychology rather than "logic".