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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

 

Technical Debt The Right Way

By Frances Lash • January 30, 2017

A distinction that we always try to make in our posts is that there is both good and bad technical debt. This is similar … read more

 

Contribute to CISQ’s Technical Debt Remediation Survey

By Frances Lash • January 11, 2017

CISQ

Last week we published a post about the Consortium for IT Software Quality’s (CISQ) initiative to come up with a standard technical debt measure … read more

 

CISQ to Develop Technical Debt Standard Measure

By Frances Lash • December 29, 2016

CISQ

As we quickly head into the new year – the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) is working to develop a new measure for … read more

 

Technical Debt & Safety Critical Systems in Automobiles: The Road Ahead

By Frances Lash • December 27, 2016

Cars are no longer simple pieces of machinery, but have evolved into highly integrated pieces of technology – with software embedded into all their … read more

 

Innovating While Maintaining Stability: A Lesson From Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • November 30, 2016

A while ago we published a post on IDC predictions that the bi-modal IT approach is a recipe for disaster. There are different opinions … read more

 

How to Mitigate the Technology Gap and Manage Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • November 29, 2016

There are always trade offs to be made when you’re dealing with keeping your application portfolio up-to-date. You always have several options, whether it … read more

 

Is the Bimodal IT Approach an Invitation to Failure?

By Frances Lash • November 16, 2016

There’s bad news ahead for organizations that focused on a bimodal IT approach. According to research firm IDC by 2019 80% of those firms … read more

 

The Human Side of Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • November 1, 2016

Technical debt has not only become a popular industry term, but it has proven itself to be an important concept. It was developed to … read more

 

Feature Flags: Good, Bad, or Both?

By Frances Lash • October 31, 2016

Technical debt can arise from many places and today we will focus on poorly used and created feature flags. When used correctly feature flags … read more