A couple days ago I spoke at the Beyond Agile group meeting on the topic of “Recognizing Software Debt”. Early in the presentation we ran an exercise to get a feel for the effects of software debt that was original created by my friend, Masa Maeda. Here is a link to the exercise: http://www.agilistapm.com/understand-technical-debt-by-playing-a-game/ The [...]
These slides are for a keynote presentation I will be doing for Cutter Agile Mexico next week. Looking forward to a great conference. The Software Debt Bubble: Is It About to Burst View more presentations from Chris Sterling
Managing Software Debt agilepalooza-redmond-sept2010 View more presentations from Chris Sterling.
As teams start to use Agile methods for delivering software, it is common for the business to ask for a summary of progress. This is not always easy to do for Agile teams. Teams may have an Agile project management tool, hand-drawn burn up charts, task boards on the wall with other information radiators or [...]
Tomorrow at 1:30pm I will be discussing my paper published by the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference 2009 in Portland, OR on “Managing Software Debt: Continued Delivery of High Value as Systems Age”. I have uploaded the slides for this presentation and I hope that some of the new content will help those looking for [...]
It has been a while since I have blogged. I apologize and have plenty of good excuses (if there are such things) about why (book, traveling, family time, etc…). I am now back and will be blogging on a more frequent basis in the next few months. My first blog entry back is about the [...]