This is a selection of resources on the concept of Technical Debt and especially on best practices for Managing Technical Debt.

Introduction to the Technical Debt concept and its governance 

Here are some of the most complete slide decks or articles presenting the Technical Debt landscape:

From Steve McConnell:

From Carolyn Seaman:

From Chris Sterling and Israel Gat:

Blogs posts

The following blogs are fully or partially dedicated to technical debt. They are hosted by experts on the topic.


Other slides

Discussion groups

There is a Technical Debt discussion group on LinkedIn:

Technical Debt Databases

You want to benchmark your applications/projects? There is a public databases which provides ”real” and “live” data (violation, TD estimation…) from open source projects.