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

Some executive-level roles are difficult to define from an outsider’s perspective. Two of the most challenging c-suite positions to distinguish are that of CTO and CIO since they are only one letter different and both deal with the IT side of an organization.  As a growing company or aspiring IT

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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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Best Virtual Tech Conferences 2021

A much-anticipated part of every developer’s year is attending tech conferences. Countless conventions, expos, seminars, and summits are held across the globe every year to bring professionals together.  These massive gatherings are opportunities to network, learn from peers and industry leaders, and spotlight up-and-coming technology expected to disrupt the tech

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The Fastest & Cheapest Ways to Hire a Developer

For many, finding dedicated developers has never been a simple task. When your in-house talent is pushed to their limits, turning to outside specialists is the next best option when hiring developers. However, many companies still struggle to determine how they will meet their demands for new IT talent.  To

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