How to Differentiate Risk Management, Risk Mitigation, and Technical Debt
APRIL 5, 2023
I've been talking with a very sharp leader about how that person uses the ideas of risk and technical debt. I'm paraphrasing, but the leader said something like this: “We realize we need to incur some technical debt. So we explain that we choose to include the debt as part of our risk mitigation. That's a bottom-up description of what I suspect occurs every day when people and teams take on technical debt.