Technical Debt

Pay Yourself First: The Art Of Reducing Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • November 17, 2014

Technical debt acts as negative interest on your time that continues to accrue while you work. Here is a post that goes beyond this … read more

 

The Problem With “Technical Debt” And Other Agile Terms

By Frances Lash • November 12, 2014

Technical debt, as a term, serves to incentivize change within app and portfolio management. However, it fails to translate with business leaders, therefore failing … read more

 

The Broken Windows Theory of Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • November 6, 2014

Technical debt is often treated as an afterthought; teams convince themselves that they have taken into account the extra time and effort required to … read more

 

Good and Bad Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • November 3, 2014

Technical debt is usually always referred to in a negative sense, whether it be how to avoid it or how to get rid of … read more

 

Technical Debt Takes Many Forms

By Frances Lash • October 30, 2014

Most know the term technical debt in the way that it slows down development and can cause architectural problems, however, this post does well … read more

 

Technical Debt – Out of the Red and Into the Black

By Frances Lash • October 29, 2014

CIOs often feel that the rest of their business doesn’t understand the constraints that they are working with, as they are asked to do … read more

 

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

 

Managing Technical Debt with Agile: Care About Your Code

By Frances Lash • October 14, 2014

Managing technical debt is easiest when there is an outline to help your development team discuss how classify and prevent technical debt. This post … read more

 

Technical Debt: Avoiding Loan Default

By Frances Lash • September 26, 2014

Here is a straightforward post on the contributing factors of technical debt. A list of ways in which technical debt usually accumulates includes: business … read more