Revolution in Software: Using Technical Debt Techniques to Govern the Software Development Process

by Israel Gat

Recent advances in source code analysis techniques enable us to quantify technical debt. By so doing, software quality can be tied to cost and value through a common denominator: the dollar. This tie enables the governing of the software development process with great effectiveness at both the tactical and strategic levels, as we examine in this Executive Report by Israel Gat. Such governance is applicable to any software method/process, enabling "apples to apples" management across a diverse portfolio of projects. It also lends itself to insightful comparisons with industry benchmarks.

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Revolution in Software: Using Technical Debt Techniques to Govern the Software Development Process 1 April 2010

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