Using Technical Debt to Make Good Decisions

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Using Technical Debt to Make Good Decisions

Posted March 20, 2016 in Agile Product Management & Software Engineering Excellence Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Making decisions without important information can result in poor choices. That is especially true with respect to technical debt. Using a technical debt framework to inform our decision making is a powerful technique to help us quickly and confidently make better judgments. I’ve worked with numerous organizations that have benefited from understanding their technical debt this way, and in this article, John Heintz shares stories about three different clients and how they were able to make good decisions for their businesses based on the data found during technical debt assessments.