Blogs

Meta-Architecture: The Solution to Architecture Technical Debt?

By Frances Lash • July 11, 2014

One of the mantras of Agile development teams is to do “just good enough” to get the job done. This is what drives the … read more

 

Effective Teams; Always Releasable

By Frances Lash • July 3, 2014

Here is a short and sweet post in a series about effective development teams. The content of the article is pretty standard technical debt … read more

 

Technical Debt 101: More Haste, Less Speed

By Frances Lash • June 30, 2014

This is a really interesting post (which cites our interview with Steve McConnell on how to communicate technical debt) that delves into the culture … read more

 

Technical Debt: What, Why, and How

By Frances Lash • June 25, 2014

Here’s post that was cited in the article we recommended previously (Architectural Debt and Moving to Software-defined Architectures)┬áthat gives a clear and detailed description … read more

 

Architectural Debt and Moving to Software Defined Architectures

By Frances Lash • June 25, 2014

This article gives us an in depth look at another type of IT debt: architectural debt. It starts off with the jarring statistic that … read more

 

The One Cost Engineers and Product Managers Don’t Consider

By Frances Lash • June 24, 2014

Kris Gale, VP Engineering at Yammer, in this article writes about a highly ignored cost: the complexity cost. Gale explains this cost as the … read more

 

Reducing Technical Debt… Encouraging Software Developers to Document Code

By Frances Lash • June 23, 2014

Documentation debt is often overlooked by software developers and this post provides efficient ways of using persuasive technology (which is computer technology designed with … read more

 

Webinar: How to Reverse Your Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • June 4, 2014

Deloitte Consulting - Technical Debt Webinar

There’s an interesting webinar that will be taking place in a couple of days about strategies on how to reverse Technical Debt. Deloitte directors … read more

 

Technical Debt – Breaking the Poor Development Cycle

By Alexandra Szynkarski • April 30, 2014

A comprehensive treatment of the cost and impact of technical debt on the developer, the team and the mission. This post illustrates the vicious … read more

 

Technical Debt Red October

By Alexandra Szynkarski • April 8, 2014

This is a great post by Zvi Band, the Founder of Contactually who describes the trials and tribulations of Technical Debt in an early … read more