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Track These Bugs with a Bug Tracking Tools!

This Methods & Tools poll wanted to know if organizations were using tools to track their defects. We asked the following question: "Does your project use a bug tracking tool?"

Yes, an open source tool 42%
Yes, a commercial tool 37%
No 14%
We use more than one tool 7%

Participants: 212

Ending date: October 2011

The results of this survey show that a massive majority, more than 80% of the participants, use bug tracking tools to manage their defects. A small number projects even use more than one tool. There is a relative equal usage between commercial and open source tools like Bugzilla or MantisBT.

Related Knowledge:

Bug Tracking Tools Directory

Load Testing Section of the Software Development Tools Directory

Eclipse Community Survey 2011

Mantis comments on Eclipse Community Survey 2010

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