Software Debt & Design Debt Overview

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Technical Debt: 3 Biggest Organizational Mistakes

By Jodi Rosenblum • February 1, 2018

Technical Debt Cost

Technical debt is a huge problem for many organizations today and if it’s not being addressed, it’s growing. Growing technical debt takes away from … read more


Contribute to CISQ’s Technical Debt Remediation Survey

By Frances Lash • January 11, 2017


Last week we published a post about the Consortium for IT Software Quality’s (CISQ) initiative to come up with a standard technical debt measure … read more


How To Reframe Technical Debt: A Painter and A Paint Bucket

By Frances Lash • December 21, 2016

As a metaphor, technical debt relies on the fact that those who hear it understand the financial concepts that the metaphor relies on. You … read more


Building Your Software House with Big Data, Reliability, and Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • May 13, 2016

Software is like a house.
How so?
According to Lev Lesokhin, senior vice president of strategy and analytics at CAST, a house has to be continuously … read more


Get a Grip on your Technical Debt

By Frances Lash • April 22, 2016

In simple terms, technical debt is the work that you’ve been putting off that is needed in order to complete a job. In other … read more


Improving Software Quality to Avoid System Failure

By Frances Lash • February 25, 2016

In 2015 there was a major slew of headlines dedicated to software failures at major companies (US Airlines, Wall Street Journal, the New York … read more