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Simplify Communication of Architecture Debt (Capital Group)

Published: 06 October 2015

ID: G00339929

Analyst(s): Enterprise Architecture Research Team


Many EA groups try to quantify and monetize architecture debt, but debt quantification is an inexact science. To build awareness of speed trade-offs, Capital Group uses simple frameworks to communicate the relative costs and benefits of debt decisions. This case study will help you develop simple communication devices that frame architecture debt as a business decision, and create memorable terminology to help project teams quickly grasp speed trade-offs.

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