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Ninth InternationalWorkshop on Managing Technical Debt: Report on the MTD 2017 Workshop

May 2017 Conference Paper
Francesca Arcelli Fontana (University of Milano Bicocca), Wolfgang Trumler (Siemens AG), Clemente Izurieta (Montana State University), Robert Nord

At the Ninth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt, participants explored the impact of agile development approaches on managing technical debt.

This conference paper was created for a conference series or symposium and does not necessarily reflect the positions and views of the Software Engineering Institute.

Abstract

This paper summarizes the proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt, collocated with the 18th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2017) in Cologne. The technical debt research community continues to expand through collaborations of industry, tool vendors, and academia. The main topic of this year's workshop was on the impact of agile development approaches towards the management of technical debt.