Servicing Technical Debt

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Servicing Technical Debt

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Posted June 22, 2011 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Just as giving a teenager a credit card without a limit is a guaranteed disaster, letting an organization rack up technical debt without restriction will inevitably lead to an unmaintainable state. The simple reason for this is that without clear cost tradeoffs, the business cannot make the hard decision to give up value today for increased agility tomorrow.