Technical debt occurs when a design or construction approach is taken that is expedient in the short term, but increases complexity and cost in the long term. In the course Managing Technical Debt of Software, the concept of technical debt is examined from multiple perspectives, including how it manifests, accumulates, and impacts the enterprise. This course presents approaches to assess the technical debt landscape and teaches mechanisms by which it can be measured and intentionally managed. The instructors examine technical debt management of software using an easy to understand analogy with investment strategy to encourage active management of technical debt, and foster dialogue between business and technical decision makers.
Managing Technical Debt of Software-elearning presents 6 hours of instruction presented by the SEI scientists Dr. Ipek Ozkaya and Dr. Robert Nord. Concepts are presented through lecture and reinforced by way of exercises and quizzes, all of which are accomplished independently.
The course provides learners with a comprehensive approach to recognizing, assessing, and managing technical debt. After studying this course, learners will have a better understanding of
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Student will receive copies of the instructional materials used in the course which includes copies of slides and exercises, including the "Hard Choices" game which simulates the software development cycle for educational purposes.
Managing Technical Debt of Software will require a minimum of 6 hours of study time. Once registered, learners will be granted 24-hour-a-day access to the course material for three months.Learners can proceed through the course at their convenience and can review and repeat individual sections as often as needed.
eLearningThis self-paced course is available online via the SEI Learning Portal.
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