IT Debt

Technical Debt in Legacy Functionality: Prevent Accrued Interest

By Jodi Rosenblum • May 17, 2018

Technical Debt

IT leader and Agile expert, Scott Ambler is best known for his Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) framework and helps organizations from around the world … read more

 

Technical Debt for Continuous Innovation: Strategies to Avoid

By Jodi Rosenblum • March 9, 2018

Technical Debt

Strategies to fix technical debt is a topic that’s not going unnoticed this year. Discovering technical debt is inevitable as organizations modernize legacy applications. … read more

 

Technical Debt: CISQ Releases New Standard to Define and Measure Technical Debt

By Jodi Rosenblum • January 2, 2018

CISQ

Technical Debt standards have been debated for many years.  And now CISQ (Consortium for IT Software Quality) has released standard that not only measures … read more

 

Building Your Software House with Big Data, Reliability, and Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • May 13, 2016

Software is like a house.
How so?
According to Lev Lesokhin, senior vice president of strategy and analytics at CAST, a house has to be continuously … read more

 

Managing Code Quality and Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • April 26, 2016

Technical debt is often given a bad name in the development process. This stems from the fact that when it becomes a topic of … read more

 

How Technical Debt Can Help You Be Innovative

By Frances Lash • February 22, 2016

Vision is a term often employed to describe leaders: i.e “they have vision” or “they are visionaries”. But vision itself is a rather arbitrary … read more

 

The Prisoner’s Dilemma and Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • October 1, 2015

The prisoner’s dilemma is a great theoretical game showing the value in cooperation. If you’re new to the concept it works like this:

Two prisoner’s … read more

 

Managing Technical Debt At Google

By Frances Lash • May 6, 2015

This post is based on an interesting paper about managing technical debt at Google.
The corporation’s source code is more than hundreds of millions LOC … 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

 

What’s Your IBM i Application Debt? – How To Start App Modernization

By Frances Lash • December 26, 2014

In a survey conducted by Micro Focus it was estimated that mainframe shops around the world average around $11 million in application debt; the … read more