Addressing the Hidden Obstacles to Innovation and Digital Disruption

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Addressing the Hidden Obstacles to Innovation and Digital Disruption

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Posted April 5, 2016 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence Cutter Business Technology Journal




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In this article, I will explain how to get business engagement and “buy-in” to remove technology debt using existing IT processes such as the quarterly/annual ­budgeting process, design reviews, and functional walkthroughs. To obtain funding and business sponsorship for TD remediation projects, it is important to get non-IT executives to understand and support the TD remediation challenges. Understanding how technology debt is created is essential to preventing, containing, and retiring the debt.