Can We Please Stop Talking About Tech Debt?

Updated on August 7, 2023
GOTO Chicago 2023
Emily  Rosengren
Emily Rosengren

Engineering leader at Grainger

Want to know the secret to getting your "tech debt" work addressed? Stop calling it tech debt. While the concept was helpful when Ward Cunningham first coined it, a lot has changed about the software industry since then. Let's talk about why this concept is holding us back and how we should think differently about making sure important tech work gets done.