Tech Debt expressed as dollars


Came across this, thought I’d share. This might be an interesting lever to pull to get “the powers that be” to understand the importance of reducing technical debt as a precursor to success…everybody understands how compounding interest works.

Well, everyone except the federal government :slight_smile:


Seen this concept before at an Agile East talk in 2009 by Martin Fowler and Thoughtworks. Links are long dead, but just wanted to note that this goes back a ways and didn’t want this current iteration to get all the credit.