Tech debt — a trade-off of short term gains from shipping quick software fixes in place of better, longer-term solutions — is a common and often unavoidable practice for development teams. Accumulating tech debt provides the ability to resolve problems affecting user experience and software performance quickly.
In today’s world, there is an endless number of software tools and systems that a company can use to accomplish most day-to-day tasks. Everything from team organization charts and payroll to content management and sales strategy can be found in a software platform out in the world. And while some industries tend to avoid online tools, plenty of existing and emerging industries gravitate towards them.