Fifth International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt

In conjunction with ESEM 2013

2013 Workshop Program

Invited industry speakers will share their experiences with introducing technical debt management into their system development efforts. Interactive sessions will consider how to focus research on critical industry problems where empirical evidence can be collected and will provide an environment in which to explore innovative research directions.

Session 1: 8:30-10:00

Moderator: Robert Nord


Technical Debt and Opportunities in Empirical Software Engineering

Presentations from an Industry Perspective: Technical Debt Management in Practice

Morning Break: 10:00-10:30

Session 2: 10:30-12:00

Moderator: Ipek Ozkaya


Discussion on industry gaps, research opportunities, and the way to better transition of empirical results

Lunch Break: 12:00-1:30

Session 3: 1:30-3:00

Moderator: Davide Falessi

Presentations from an Industry Perspective: Technical Debt Management in Practice

Discussion continued

Afternoon Break: 3:00-3:30

Session 4: 3:30-5:00

Moderator: Philippe Kruchten

Panel: Challenges in Measuring Technical Debt: Research and Industry Perspectives

  • Barry Boehm, TRW Professor of Software Engineering, Director Emeritus, Center for Systems and Software Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Forrest Shull, Division Director of Measurement and Knowledge Management, Fraunhofer USA
  • Clemente Izurieta,  Assistant Professor,  Department of Computer Science,  Montana State University

Wrap-up Session

Social Event: Workshop Dinner

We plan to have a dinner the evening of the workshop to facilitate closer links among the participants.

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