Platform team against technical debt: Good idea or nasty trap?
March 29, 2021— Time to read 4 minutes
Recently, we've been seeing the idea to set up a dedicated platform team in various places in order to deal with the technical debt. In the following, we take a look at the idea from different perspectives and discuss the question: Is this really...
How to communicate technical debt?
March 18, 2021— Time to read 3 minutes
It is striking that even experienced developers have difficulties in communicating the benefit of reducing technical debt well. In this post, we describe two key points that have helped us communicate technical debt more effectively.
Excessive technical debt is almost always an omission of technical management
March 17, 2021— Time to read 3 minutes
With today's widespread concept of empowered teams, especially in the agile context, it's easy to shift all responsibility for technical debt on to teams. However, it's not that simple.
Technical debt - despite its name - is not a purely technical problem
March 15, 2021— Time to read 4 minutes
In this post, we describe seven principles that have helped to deal with technical debt more effectively.