How to get buy-in for addressing technical debt
- Get the first & unequivocal buy-in from engineers on the team.
- Tell other stakeholders how the business benefits by addressing tech debt.
- Try to understand the pressures on & the problems at hand for other stakeholders and develop genuine empathy.
- Show how addressing tech debt will have ripple benefits across the organization.
- Give it some other name that people care about- self-care, continuous product health, etc.
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