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Beware of technical debt and rewrites

What is technical debt, and why you should tread lightly around rewrites

Your product development is chugging along, the team is chipping away at the roadmap, and things are looking good. Then your lead developer approaches you saying they need to take the next week or two to do some major "refactoring" to clean up some "tech debt" (whatever that means). What gives?

Technical Debt

As software is built, features are added,

Eating my own dogfood here!

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