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What is Technical Debt? (With Examples)

“Technical debt” is a term used in software development to describe delayed maintenance costs caused by initial tradeoffs between quality and speed. It’s a common metaphor on engineering teams as it makes the sometimes opaque costs of technical decisions easy to understand across the team. Technical debt functions just like

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How to Hire Offshore IT Contractors: Three Payroll Strategies

Rootstrap is here with several strategies for ensuring you have all the know-how needed when hiring offshore IT talent.  Before outlining payroll strategies, let’s talk about how IT outsourcing can help your company.  Benefits of Outsourcing IT Roles  While outsourcing may not be the right solution for every company, it

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VP vs. CTO – Job Description & Responsibilities, Plus Examples

Some executive-level roles are difficult to define from an outsider’s perspective. Two positions that can be difficult to distinguish are that of the VP of Engineering and the CTO. As a growing company or aspiring IT executive, you need to know: What is the difference between a VP and a

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