Technical Debt Study

By Alexandra Szynkarski • March 3, 2014

Research on Technical Debt helps us understand how to manage it better! If you deal with technical debt on a daily basis, spend 15 … read more


Cost of Delay Due to Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • February 14, 2014

Interesting post from Johanna Rothman about the cost of delay that technical debt can cause. She mentions three types of technical debt:

Insufficiently automated build … read more


Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • December 4, 2013

This blog post just came to our attention, because of the issues experienced on Dec 2 at RBS and Natwest in the UK. This … read more


The Debt Collectors

By Alexandra Szynkarski • November 13, 2013

Technical Debt Collectors

This is an entertaining parable about Technical Debt from a Gartner analyst who knows how much of it lurks in the halls of IT. Read … read more


5th International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • November 13, 2013


Update: Take a look at the presentations from some of the speakers in the industry, including Lockheed Martin, Siemens Healthcare, and IBM on how they … read more


Technical Debt: Do Not Under-Estimate the Danger

By Alexandra Szynkarski • September 19, 2013

We all know that going into financial debt can be risky when not managed correctly. And although the metaphor Technical Debt may seem like … read more


Technical Debt and Vendor Lock-In

By Alexandra Szynkarski • September 10, 2013

How do we know we are locked in with a vendor? The most important key to this question is “data”… which is what everybody … read more


Technical Debt in the Era of Transient Competitive Advantage

By Israel Gat • September 4, 2013

A situation that I and various consultants in the Cutter Agile Practice are often exposed to is a pressing need to reduce technical debt. A prospect … read more


Are We There Yet? Thoughts on Technical Debt Research and Practice

By Zadia Codabux • July 26, 2013

The strategic management of technical debt has gained visibility with the increase in popularity of agile methods. Consequently, it is of extreme importance to … read more


Technical Debt for the Businessman

By Alexandra Szynkarski • June 14, 2013

The great thing about the term Technical Debt is that it’s easily understood by all stakeholders in a company. For those that do not … read more