Software Quality

Cost of Delay Due to Technical Debt

By Alexandra Szynkarski • February 14, 2014

Interesting post from Johanna Rothman about the cost of delay that technical debt can cause. She mentions three types of technical debt:

Insufficiently automated build … read more

 

Technical Debt: Paying Back Your Creditors

By Francois Reynald • June 10, 2013

Swimming in Technical Debt

Would you still go for a swim if you saw that sign on the beach?
Probably not.
Most people would agree that a swim in the … 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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

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

 

The Errors and Hazards of Technical Debt

By Capers Jones • June 20, 2012

Introduction on Technical Debt
The topic of technical debt or the down-stream costs of careless development is one of the fastest-growing software measurements.  However, as … read more