technical quality

Understanding the Trade-offs that Lead to Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • May 18, 2015

A recent 6 month project, by TweetDeck, to reduce technical debt resulted in this post on the lessons learned from their process.
Technical debt … read more


6 Ways to Keep Technical Debt at Bay

By Frances Lash • May 8, 2015

It is commonly mentioned, when speaking on technical debt, that small amounts of debt incurred, if they are deliberate and well monitored, can be … read more


Software Experts Summit 2012 – Mastering Uncertainty in the Software Industry

By Alexandra Szynkarski • May 15, 2012

IEEE Computer Society-Technical Debt

The IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Software magazine come together once a year to present a one-day Software Experts Summit. This year’s summit will … read more


Paying Down the Interest on your IT Technical Debt — CAST

By Alexandra Szynkarski • May 14, 2012

Bill Curtis - Technical Debt

Dr. Bill Curtis – Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist with CAST – lays out the “Technical Debt Management Cycle”, a 7-step process for … read more


A Technical Debt Simulator

By Alexandra Szynkarski • April 24, 2012

Technical Debt Simulator

How do you explain Software Debt to a non-software developer? Jason Roberts has put together a Technical Debt Simulator: some simple visualizations of the … read more


Paying Down the Technical Debt Interest on your Applications — Dr. Bill Curtis

By Alexandra Szynkarski • March 30, 2012

Bill Curtis-Paying Down Interest on Technical Debt Applications

In this just-released white paper, Dr. Bill Curtis – SVP and Chief Scientist at CAST – examines the Technical Debt metaphor to explain how it can be used to help executives think about software quality in business terms while governing software changeability and maintainability of their application portfolios. read more


Technical Debt in Business Applications – World Quality Report

By Alexandra Szynkarski • March 2, 2012

Capgemini and HP recently released their “World Quality Report” (WQR) which    examines the state of application technical quality and testing practices across different industries … read more