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2013 4th International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt (MTD) (2013)
San Francisco, CA, USA
May 20, 2013 to May 20, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-4673-6443-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS

[Front matter] (PDF)

pp. 1-2

Contents (PDF)

pp. 1

Foreword (PDF)

pp. iii-iv

Investigating technical debt folklore: Shedding some light on technical debt opinion (Abstract)

Rodrigo O. Spinola , Systems and Computer Universidade Salvador - UNIFACS Salvador, BA, Brasil
Antonio Vetro , Dept. of Control and Computer Engineering Politecnico di Torino Torino, Italy
Nico Zazworka , Elsevier Information Systems GmbH Frankfurt, Germany
Carolyn Seaman , Department of Information Systems UMBC Baltimore, MD, USA
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering College Park, USA
pp. 1-7

Managing technical debt: An industrial case study (Abstract)

Zadia Codabux , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Mississippi State University Starkville, MS, USA
Byron Williams , Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Mississippi State University Starkville, MS, USA
pp. 8-15

Practical considerations, challenges, and requirements of tool-support for managing technical debt (Abstract)

Davide Falessi , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering College Park, MD, USA
Michele A. Shaw , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering College Park, MD, USA
Forrest Shull , Fraunhofer USA Center for Experimental Software Engineering College Park, MD, USA
Kathleen Mullen , A Division of Axiom Resource Management, Inc. Falls Church, VA, USA
Mark Stein Keymind , A Division of Axiom Resource Management, Inc. Falls Church, VA, USA
pp. 16-19

DebtFlag: Technical debt management with a development environment integrated tool (Abstract)

Johannes Holvitie , TUCS - Turku Centre for Computer Science & Department of Information Technology University of Turku Turku, Finland
Ville Leppanen , TUCS - Turku Centre for Computer Science & Department of Information Technology University of Turku Turku, Finland
pp. 20-27

Exploring software supply chains from a technical debt perspective (Abstract)

J. Yates Monteith , School of Computing Clemson University Clemson, SC, USA 29634
John D. McGregor , School of Computing Clemson University Clemson, SC, USA 29634
pp. 32-38

Mapping architectural decay instances to dependency models (Abstract)

Ran Mo , Computer Science Department Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Joshua Garcia , Computer Science Department University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Yuanfang Cai , Computer Science Department Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Nenad Medvidovic , Computer Science Department University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
pp. 39-46

Generating precise dependencies for large software (Abstract)

Pei Wang , University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON, Canada
Jingiu Yang , University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON, Canada
Lin Tan , University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON, Canada
Robert Kroeger , Google Inc. Kitchener, ON, Canada
J. David Morgenthaler , Google Inc. Mountain View, CA, USA
pp. 47-50

Towards a model for optimizing technical debt in software products (Abstract)

Narayan Ramasubbu , Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Chris F. Kemerer , Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 51-54

CloudMTD: Using real options to manage technical debt in cloud-based service selection (Abstract)

Esra Alzaghoul , School of Computer Science University of Birmingham Birmingham, UK
Rami Bahsoon , School of Computer Science University of Birmingham Birmingham, UK
pp. 55-62

On the limits of the technical debt metaphor some guidance on going beyond (Abstract)

Klaus Schmid , Software Systems Engineering, Institute of Computer Science University of Hildesheim Hildesheim, Germany
pp. 63-66
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