The Technical Debt Community

So you’ve got Technical debt… now what? Ward Cunningham coined the metaphor back in 1992, and it has since been taken on by the industry to describe the consequences of poor software architecture and bad coding. This website encourages a pragmatic view of technical debt, attempting to elevate the discussion from merely defining technical debt to finding approaches for business technology organizations to use technical debt awareness as a vehicle to fix fundamental problems

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Technical Debt in Legacy Functionality: Prevent Accrued Interest

By Jodi Rosenblum • May 17, 2018

Technical Debt

IT leader and Agile expert, Scott Ambler is best known for his Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) framework and helps organizations from around the world … read more

 

Technical Debt for Continuous Innovation: Strategies to Avoid

By Jodi Rosenblum • March 9, 2018

Technical Debt

Strategies to fix technical debt is a topic that’s not going unnoticed this year. Discovering technical debt is inevitable as organizations modernize legacy applications. … read more

 

Technical Debt: 3 Biggest Organizational Mistakes

By Jodi Rosenblum • February 1, 2018

Technical Debt Cost

Technical debt is a huge problem for many organizations today and if it’s not being addressed, it’s growing. Growing technical debt takes away from … read more

 

Technical Debt: CISQ Releases New Standard to Define and Measure Technical Debt

By Jodi Rosenblum • January 2, 2018

CISQ

Technical Debt standards have been debated for many years.  And now CISQ (Consortium for IT Software Quality) has released standard that not only measures … read more

 

Technical Debt & DevOps: 5 factors fueling automation in IT

By Jodi Rosenblum • December 27, 2017

Technical debt and DevOps are two topics on every organizations mind.  Yet, no one tackles the topic better than this article, 5 factors fueling automation … read more

 

The Pain Point of Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • February 1, 2017

Technical debt is at the top of developers pain points, and according to some this is due to a flurry of new development styles … read more