Software Development

“Real Options” for Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • June 18, 2014

An interesting presentation is going on tomorrow about technical debt and the “real options” to balancing short term market  goals with long term stability. … 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 Study

By Alexandra Szynkarski • March 3, 2014

Research on Technical Debt helps us understand how to manage it better! If you deal with technical debt on a daily basis, spend 15 … read more

 

SPLASH – Technical Debt Workshop

By Alexandra Szynkarski • June 7, 2013

 
The SPLASH conference is holding a Technical Debt workshop on Monday, 27 October, 2013 in Indianapolis. The goal of the workshop is to explore the … read more

 

Prioritizing Your Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • March 11, 2013

Steve Garnett from Ripple Rock (an IT consulting company that assists customers in improving their software development capabilities) is one of many who has experienced Technical … read more

 

CISQ Webinar: The Future of Software Sizing with Automated Function Points

By Alexandra Szynkarski • February 5, 2013

IT-CISQ-Function Points

Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) have recently announced the availability of an OMG Specification for Automated Function Points (AFP). Functions points (or source lines of … read more

 

Technical Debt Debate, with Ward Cunningham & Capers Jones

By Alexandra Szynkarski • January 22, 2013

Ward-Cunningham-Technical-Debt

Welcome to the OnTechnicalDebt Expert Interview Series. We’re kicking off this year with an interview from the founder of Technical Debt himself, Ward Cunningham, … read more

 

Conference – The Software Quality Days 2013

By Alexandra Szynkarski • December 19, 2012

Software Quality Days Conference 2013

Software Quality Days is one of the biggest software quality and testing conferences, and will be taking place this year in January 2013, in … 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

 

“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