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Episode 481: Ipek Ozkaya on Managing Technical Debt

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Episode 481: Ipek Ozkaya on Managing Technical Debt

Ipek Ozkaya joined host Jeff Doolittle to discuss a book she co-authored entitled, Managing Technical Debt. In the book, Ozkaya et al. describe nine principles of technical debt management to aid software companies in identifying, measuring, tracking and paying down technical debt. During the episode, she provides some unique perspectives on the definition of technical […]

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SE-Radio Episode 280: Gerald Weinberg on Bugs Errors and Software Quality

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SE-Radio Episode 280: Gerald Weinberg on Bugs Errors and Software Quality

Marcus Blankenship talks with Gerald Weinberg about software errors, the fallacy of perfection, how languages and process can reduce errors, and the attitude great programmers have about their work.  Gerald’s new book, Errors: Bugs, Boo-boos, and Blunders, focuses on why programmers make errors, how teams can improve their software, and how management should think of […]

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SE Radio Episode 262: Software Quality with Bill Curtis

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SE Radio Episode 262: Software Quality with Bill Curtis

Sven Johann talks with Bill Curtis about Software Quality. They start with what software quality is and then discuss examples of systems which failed to achieve the quality goals (e.g. ObamaCare) and it’s consequences. They then go on with the role of architecture in the overall quality of the system and how to achieve it […]

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Episode 224: Sven Johann and Eberhard Wolff on Technical Debt

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Episode 224: Sven Johann and Eberhard Wolff on Technical Debt

In this episode, Sven Johann and Eberhard Wolff talk about technical debt and how to handle it. They begin by defining external and internal quality and then talk about technical debt as a metaphor for discussing quality with management. They then consider whether technical debt is bad and how to handle it by using Eric […]

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