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SEI Cyber Minute: Representing Your Technical Debt

  • August 2017
  • By Ipek Ozkaya
  • Watch Ipek Ozkaya in this Cyber Minute, as she recommends developers adopt a simple practice of reporting technical debt, including its potential accumulating side effects, as they discover or accrue that debt.
  • Software Architecture
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Abstract

    Technical debt describes a universal software development phenomenon: “Quick and easy” design or implementation choices that linger in the system and make future changes more costly.  Watch Ipek Ozkaya in this Cyber Minute as she recommends developers adopt a simple practice of reporting technical debt, including its potential accumulating side effects, as they discover or accrue that debt.