Emmy DeLoach

Emmy DeLoach
Posted by Emmy DeLoach
December 4, 2017

How to Evaluate, Manage, and Avoid Technical Debt

The term technical debt refers to when developers write software that violates good architectural or coding practices resulting in structural flaws in the code that, if left unfixed, put the business at serious risk. Technical debt can also be described as "the trade-off between short-term and long-term value," "deferred investment opportunities or poorly managed risks," or "debt that accrues when we knowingly or unknowingly make wrong or non-optimal decisions."

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