“Dealing with “Technical Debt”” on Iasa Global

The term “technical debt” has a tendency to evoke an emotional response. Some people react puritanically – “technical debt” means sloppy code; sloppy code is sin; failing to call sin “sin” is condoning sin; to the stake with the heretic! Others will contend that technical debt solely refers solely to conscious trade-offs and by definition excludes code that is poorly written or designed.

Read “Dealing with “Technical Debt”” on Iasa Global for my take on how broadly “technical debt” should be defined.


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