Michael Feathers advices on creating an organizational process and culture that can enhance software development in a way that reduces technical debt.
Michael C. Feathers is a member of the technical staff at Groupon. Prior to joining Groupon, Michael was the chief scientist of Obtiva and a senior consultant with Object Mentor International. Over the years, Michael has spent a great deal of time helping teams alter design over time in code bases. Michael is also the author of Working Effectively with Legacy Code (Prentice Hall, 2004).
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