10 Years of Technical Debt Research and Practice: Past, Present, and Future

10.11.2021

In their latest article our colleague Marcus Ciolkowski, Valentina Lenarduzzi (LUT University) & Antonio Martini (University of Oslo) take a brief look at the past, present, and future of Technical Debts.

Delivering increasingly complex software-reliant systems demands better ways to manage the long-term effects of short-term expedients. The technical debt (TD) metaphor has gained significant traction as a way to understand and communicate such issues. Almost 25 years after the term was coined in 1992 by Ward Cunningham, and more than 10 years after the first edition of the TechDebt workshop/conference series, we take a brief look at the past, present, and future of TD.

You can read the whole article at IEEE Xplore