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Managing Technical Debt: Reducing Friction in Software Development by Ipek Ozkaya, Robert Nord, Philippe Kruchten

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Chapter 11. Technical Debt Credit Check

You want to execute a deep analysis of your system and formulate a strategy for managing your technical debt. Beginning with a quick sanity check of the business goals against the system architecture, development practices, and organizational context will provide guidance for successfully executing that deeper analysis and determining actionable outcomes. In this chapter, we introduce a technique for assessing the context and state of your software development project to reveal the causes of your debt.

Identifying Causes: Technical Debt Credit Check

How do you begin to manage a complicated situation? Consider this scenario: You come home and find out your living room is flooded. What do you do first? Do ...

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