Welcome to Technical Debt for Policymakers

Welcome to Technical Debt for Policymakers. I’m Rick Brenner, and what you’ll find here are resources, insights, and conversations of interest to policymakers who are concerned with managing technical debt within their organizations.

Terminology in the technical debt community is far from standard. So a good place to begin reading this blog is the terminology category, where I explain my own use of relevant terms in this blog. If you’re a new visitor, you might want to follow this outline:

Introduction to technical debt

The psychology of metaphors

Unintended association: principal

Unintended association: interest

The role of enterprise culture

Or go directly to the blog posts.