Software Quality

Measuring and Managing Technical Debt – A CISQ Presentation

By Frances Lash • October 23, 2014

CISQ is the Consortium for IT Software Quality, a special interest group of the Object Management Group organized to create standards for measuring software … read more

 

Faster Software Development with (Smart) Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • October 16, 2014

Technical debt often arouses bad associations in developers’ minds because so often when the term is brought up, it is almost always a bad … read more

 

Technical Debt & Quality – Binary Thinking in an Analog World

By Frances Lash • August 27, 2014

This is really great post that discusses the idea that ‘quality is not negotiable’ and that ‘only technical debt enthusiasts believe that’. The post … read more

 

Software Process and Measurement Cast 301: Technical Debt Essay

By Frances Lash • August 19, 2014

Here’s a podcast of an essay on technical debt that delves into the reality of using technical debt and the payment of that debt. … read more

 

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

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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

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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

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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