Software Debt

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) that 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

 

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

 

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

 

Elizabeth Naramore on Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • September 28, 2012

I recently came across this video of Elizabeth Naramore (PHP community manager) talking about Software Debt at the Atlanta PHP User Group presentation (Sept 6, … read more

 

Ted Theodoropoulos: How to Successfully Manage Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • September 13, 2012

Ted Theodoropoulos on Technical Debt

Welcome to the OnTechnicalDebt Expert Interview Series. This interview focuses on how Technical Debt can be taken on safely and managed successfully – ultimately bridging … read more