Vendor-Driven Technical Debt: Why It Matters and What to Do About It

Posted March 20, 2016 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence Cutter Business Technology Journal
Mohan Babu K

I would like to broaden the conversation around tech­nical debt to include the challenges of keeping up with software vendors’ lifecycles. Such vendor-driven tech­nical debt requires the continual attention of CIOs and technology executives, who need to balance limited budgets to cope with technical debt. In this article, we will examine aspects of the problem and evaluate some of the techniques to address and repay technical debt.

About The Author
Mohan Babu K
Mohan Babu Krishnamoorthy is Director of Enterprise Architecture at Conduent Business Services, a Fortune 500 company. He has spent two decades in technology management and has gained a strong insight into the lifecycle of portfolio management and the global delivery model. Having lived and worked in a dozen countries on three continents, he has also gained an international perspective on business and society. His viewpoints and papers have been… Read More
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