In this article we introduce an eight state system of technical debt, and analyze its behavior. According to an article by Frank Buschman, the term ”Technical Debt” was coined by Ward Cunningham and is defined as:
Up at 5AM: The 5AM Solutions Blog
At 5AM, we use Scrum to manage our work. Scrum keeps the team highly committed and productive by making the best use of what we know now to guide the team toward developing solutions that will provide value today. It's great. What Scrum doesn’t do so well is deal with the “big picture” - At least, that’s how I felt when I first started using it.