Principles of Technical Debt Management
As we progress through the book, we will identify a small number of key software engineering principles that express universal truths related to technical debt. They are rooted in our experience with technical debt in industry and government software projects, and they are accepted or at least acceptable by the software engineering community. The nine software engineering principles follow:
Here is our first principle.
We’ll introduce more principles in the following chapters, and you will find them summarized in the final chapter of the book.