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Managing Technical Debt with the SQALE Method
Nov.-Dec. 2012 (vol. 29 no. 6)
pp. 44-51
Michel Ilkiewicz, Inspearit
To date, several methods are available for estimating the technical debt present in an application's source code. The SQALE (software quality assessment based on life-cycle expectations) method provides guidance for managing this debt. This article provides some implementation recommendations the authors learned from coaching and assisting large organizations in setting up and using SQALE.
Index Terms:
Investments,Risk management,Reliability,Monitoring,Standards organizations,Source coding,SQALE,technical debt,quality,source code,quality model,analysis model
Citation:
Jean-Louis Letouzey, Michel Ilkiewicz, "Managing Technical Debt with the SQALE Method," IEEE Software, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 44-51, Nov.-Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.129
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