IT

Can Technical Debt Be Quantified? The Limits And Promise Of The Metaphor

By Matt Holford • March 19, 2013

Quantifying Technical Debt

Anyone whose professional life has intersected with the technical debt metaphor knows its power: the simple proposition that such a thing exists opens up a … 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

 

A-Players, B-Players, and Avoiding Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • February 11, 2013

a-players-technical-debt

I recently read a blog post by Cynthia Maxwell, about how important it is to hire A-players to avoid Technical Debt. She’s seen plenty … read more

 

The Technical Debt Management Cycle, from CISQ

By Alexandra Szynkarski • December 10, 2012

CISQ

This is a presentation from CISQ, the Consortium for IT Software Quality, which presents the Technical Debt management cycle on how to evaluate the … read more

 

Time to Start Estimating Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • October 29, 2012

IEEE Software Technical Debt Edition

Last week IEEE Software published a special edition for their Nov/Dec issue, dedicated to Technical Debt! My colleagues and I at CAST Research Labs … 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

 

Keeping an eye on Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • October 9, 2012

Technical Debt Flood

I believe that Technical Debt is unavoidable. In today’s competitive industry, time-to-market is so important that we will at some point need to make … read more