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

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

Posted March 20, 2016 in Agile Product Management & Software Engineering Excellence Cutter Business Technology Journal
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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.