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Thursday, August 6 • 09:00 - 10:15
Science of Technical Debt (Brian Randell) POPULAR

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In this session, Brian will cover what technical debt is and what issues it causes for your teams and organization. He’ll then cover how you can identify and quantify it using metrics and analytics. Then he’ll look at ways that you can apply rigor and develop a plan to address your existing debt. He’ll show you with tooling how to analyze and adjust your development processes to repay the debt. Finally, he’ll provide guidance on how you can reduce the amount of debt your team takes on during development.

Learning Outcomes:
  • What is technical debt
  • How does technical debt get into your development processes
  • How to pay off technical debt
  • How to prevent technical debt from becoming the norm in your systems


Brian Randell

Partner, MCW Technologies
Brian A. Randell is a Partner with MCW Technologies LLC. For more than 20 years he has been building software solutions. He educates teams on Microsoft technologies via writing and trainingboth in-person and on demand. Hes also a consultant for companies small and large, worldwide, including Fortune 100 companies like Microsoft. Brian is a passionate software craftsman who still enjoys coding as he helps teams to improve their processes from idea... Read More →

Thursday August 6, 2015 09:00 - 10:15
National Harbor 2