Output Measure| Glossary

 

Definition

Describes the output.  That is,  what was produced and what services were delivered. They don’t address the value/ impact of the work to shareholders though (external or internal). It’s a way of measuring activity.

Further Reading

  • “Output measure in service sectors”, (book) by Zvi Griliches.
  • For more on Output measures, read here,

Naive Technical Debt | Glossary

 

Definition

Technical Debt is the extra cost incurred during development period, when a short and quick solution is used, instead of a safer one that would take more time. Naive Technical Debt  occurs where a specific best practice is not followed due to junior level developers being unaware of the best design pattern, documentation or guidelines.

Further Reading

  • Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt”(book), by Girish Suryanarayana.
  • For more on Known Technical Debt, read here,