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Technical Debt: A Framework for Product Managers

By Frances Lash • March 26, 2015

Here is a post that discusses why and how product managers must access and manage technical debt. Technical debt often first considered as solely … read more

 

Technical Debt – It Is Not Inevitable

By Frances Lash • March 25, 2015

This post beings with an interesting statement: that in a start up environment technical debt often feels inevitable. Technical debt can be seen as … read more

 

Technical Debt: What It Is, and What It Means for Your Web Project

By Frances Lash • March 23, 2015

If any piece of software is seen as an investment for your business than it is best to not think about driving costs down … read more

 

Technical Embezzlement: Technical Debt Without Agreement

By Frances Lash • March 17, 2015

This post describes a new term related to technical debt: technical embezzlement. In order to further define the term, building off of technical debt … read more

 

Technical Debt: A Repayment Plan

By Frances Lash • March 13, 2015

Technical debt is usually incurred when a team consciously makes the decision to put in less than optimal technical work for the short term … read more

 

Is Tracking Technical Debt A Waste Of Time?

By Frances Lash • February 26, 2015

Tracking technical debt in the development backlog is meant to make the costs and risks of the technical debt taken on visible; prioritizing debt … read more

 

How To Calculate Technical Debt: A Top-Down Approach

By Frances Lash • February 25, 2015

As business leaders become more involved with IT investment decisions many CIOs have found it more difficult to receive funding for maintenance of applications … read more

 

How DevOps Can Cut Innovation-Crushing Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • February 23, 2015

In this post, technical debt management is looked at from a DevOps approach. Technical debt is defined here, as the price organizations pay when … read more

 

Is Technical Debt breaking the Software Development bank balance?

By Frances Lash • February 2, 2015

Is technical debt still a valid metaphor in the present global software development world? The answer is yes, and this post goes on to … read more

 

CISQ: Establishing Industry-wide Standards to improve Software Quality

By Frances Lash • January 28, 2015

CISQ is the┬áConsortium for IT Software Quality, a special interest group of the Object Management Group organized to create standards for measuring software quality, … read more