I’m filled with Christmas cheer. Because yesterday, we brought in the Christmas tree, and had a peaceful time with the family wrapping the Christmas gifts. While still in this mood, I want to tell you about my mum’s Christmas on a small farm name Månstuga in the deep forests of Värmland, in Sweden.
The Intelligence & Efficiency Team was formed two years ago. It is a digital, remote team that is spread out over several cities in two countries. When I joined them, their software was new and just about to go live. We rolled it out at the same time as we added a lot of new features. And, we did it under extreme time pressure.
When developers take shotcuts or decrease the quality to gain time, they will cause a technical debt. By doing nothing and letting the system age, the technical debt is growing too.