Defect Priority

Bug / Defect Priority vs Severity Matrix

In Software Testing, deciding how important the defect is and how soon the defect should be fixed is as important as finding a defect! This depends on how you actually place the defect into Priority-Severity matrix. I have come across a lot many test engineers, who get confused between priority and severity of a defect. Definition is important but understanding is even more important. Definitly customer (guidelines) plays a major role in the decision but I’d like to convey in terms of the general scenario. I’d like to add some easy words to clarify the confusion (probably forever). Defect Priority:...