A Policy Maker’s Definition of Technical Debt

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A Policy Maker’s Definition of Technical Debt

Executive Update
Posted February 27, 2017 in Agile Product Management & Software Engineering Excellence

To ensure that the focus of any analysis of technical debt includes the real causes of technical debt, we must define it in terms that are unbiased relative to cause. One approach that meets this constraint is a definition not in terms of cause, but in terms of consequence