Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
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SEI Cyber Minute: Representing Your Technical Debt

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    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.