Tech Debt is a natural by-product of software engineering, yet we, in the software industry, don’t attack it with the same excitement or fervour as we do with product innovation or feature development.

What if we could change that narrative?  What if we looked at tech debt as a vehicle for novel innovation, growth for your best engineers, and managing it became a competitive advantage?

In this talk, I’ll discuss how we’re reframing technical debt at Netflix and what we’re investing in to help manage it better.