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A New Arithmetic for the Backlog

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The heart of the matter in this engagement was ensuring that technical debt stories would not become ‘second citizens.’ We proposed treating technical debt as a strategic investment theme. To our way of thinking, technical debt is no different from customary budget allocations to growing market segments, tactical sales opportunities, cost reduction and the like.

Click here for details in the Cutter blog including guidance how to work through the Data Structure of the Enterprise figure below.

Allocation Flows in the Data Structure of the Enterprise

Written by israelgat

September 29, 2011 at 6:39 am

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