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Creating a Debt-aware Culture



Aaratee Rao discusses some practical and real world examples of how some well-known hyper growth companies accumulated and managed technical debt. Rao covers tools on how to properly identify different forms of technical debt, track it and factors to consider when deciding to repay so that the entire team can reap its benefits.


Aaratee Rao is an engineering leader with extensive industry experience in delivering various high-quality web, mobile and API based solutions. At Uber, she leads software development for Uber Eats and Uber Rush.

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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Apr 30, 2016

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  • Very Practical Advise

    by Edwin Dalorzo,

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    Very good presentation. I like that it is very practical and based on real world experience. We'll be considering the material in this presentation for our own team strategy to deal with tech debt.

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