How we tackled technical debt at Wikipedia

Talking a bit helped us write off several years of technical debt

A big challenge for any software engineer is explaining an important technical change to an audience who may not necessarily have the appropriate context. “Technical debt” is a phrase that will perplex a product owner if not articulated correctly. If you work in any product-centric team, you’ll likely find many technical tasks may be brushed aside in exchange for more tangible, visible outputs. That said, technical debt is very real and needs to be