Is the only way to deal with technical debt is by giving into it and rewriting every two years? What if we took some measures to keep it under control. This talk introduces intentional and un-intentional technical debt and effective ways to keep it under control using both objective metrics and intuitive methods.
Ram serves ThoughtWorks, Inc. as a Principal Consultant and currently heads up the Atlanta office. He was the head of Technology Consulting practice in North America. He plays the role of a Senior Architect and Technical Lead in the creation of large-scale distributed enterprise applications and the integration of disparate systems. Ram has served as a developer, technical lead and architect in high end solutions encompassing custom frameworks, systems integration and business to business solutions using various technologies. He has worked with large corporations and has mentored clients and team members on the best use of technology and Agile techniques. He speaks at conferences and at clients on various topics and also helps in technology assessments and pursuits. He has had over 19 years of experience with over 6 years in ThoughtWorks and has worked in the US, Canada, UK, Thailand and India. He is passionate about motorcycles and riding.
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