Technical Debt: Is Management Only Getting Half the Picture?

As Larry Quinlan, Global CIO, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited explains, “CIOs need the courage to make the investments that reduce technical debt — and the knowledge and the team to know where and when to make those investments.”
Yet, despite the advances that give IT management proper visibility into the cost and quality of their application development, one issue still remains unresolved: accurate technical debt estimation. The issue resides in how technical debt is calculated and communicated to management.

Traditional Testing Alone Won’t Stop Software Outages & Hacks

At the intersection of these two realities lies the biggest problem facing software development today: architecturally complex violations. Continue reading