Agile

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

 

Pragmatic Ways for Your IT Team to Deal with Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • February 21, 2013

Johanna Rothman technical debt

Welcome to the OnTechnicalDebt Expert Interview Series.
This interview will focus on the ground-level steps that should be taken in order to help IT teams … read more

 

Technical Debt: Naughty or Nice?

By Leon Fayer • January 7, 2013

Many years ago I was working with a very large customer, both from user-base and traffic perspective, with a pretty interesting business model at … read more

 

Fourth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • December 14, 2012

ICSE 4thTechnical Debt Workshop

It’s that time of year again! As part of the annual ICSE Event, The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will be holding their fourth annual workshop on … read more

 

Chris Sterling: How to Approach Software Debt in an Agile Environment

By Alexandra Szynkarski • November 26, 2012

ChrisSterling_Software Debt

Welcome to the OnTechnicalDebt Expert Interview Series. This month’s interview focuses on discussing the ways in which different areas of software debt can be tracked, particularly in … read more

 

“IT Organizations Have Far Too Much Technical Debt”

By Alexandra Szynkarski • October 22, 2012

Bill Curtis-Technical Debt

Dr. Bill Curtis, Senior VP and Chief Scientist at CAST, explains in this interview that we need to measure the structural quality of business … read more

 

Webinar – Strategic Management of Architectural Technical Debt (SEI Agile Forum)

By Alexandra Szynkarski • August 3, 2012

SEI Agile Research

Ipek Ozkaya (senior member of the SEI technical staff) recently held a webinar for the SEI Agile Discussion Forum where she presented the relationship between … read more

 

Steve McConnell: How to Categorize & Communicate Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • July 30, 2012

Steve McConnell technical debt

Welcome to the OnTechnicalDebt Expert Interview Series. This interview focuses on how Technical Debt can be categorized to help business organizations face the challenges of … read more

 

5 Steps to Reduce Technical Debt When Using Agile

By Alexandra Szynkarski • July 26, 2012

Technical Debt Matrix

When operational requirements are ignored, using agile can easily bring on technical debt. A recent blog post on Codovation from Bastian Buch describes that … read more

 

Software Experts Summit 2012 – Mastering Uncertainty in the Software Industry

By Alexandra Szynkarski • May 15, 2012

IEEE Computer Society-Technical Debt

The IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Software magazine come together once a year to present a one-day Software Experts Summit. This year’s summit will … read more