Mnemonic for remembering the properties of the Cost of Change curve

The Cost of Change curve was first introduced in 1982 by computer science professor and software engineer Barry Boehm. It visually illustrates how making a change impacts cost. To easily remember the properties of this chart just remember the term "ReactPro" (Re - a - c - t - Pro).

  • Re - quirements
  • Analysis and Design
  • Code
  • Testing
  • Production