May 29, 2019
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Fowler's latest is good reading. Breaks down the either/or choice of speed vs quality. (Hint quality wins; because cruft)
Where's the data, the realistic tradeoffs? Enough slogans and fantasy charts. We need empirical sw engineering, we need evidence. Unless we can quantify and put a $ cost on tech debt, management won't listen.
May 29 2019
Looks like there's a whole conference dedicated to the study of Technical Debt (!)
Looking through the proceedings it appears that there is hard data. We just choose to ignore it...
May 30 2019