Closing the Gap Between Previous Technical Decisions and the Current Quality Bar Is an Essential Part of Engineering Leadership

High performing engineering teams continuously raise the bar for technical quality. Previous technical decisions are likely to not meet the current technical quality bar. Closing the gap between the two helps address tech debt and adopt a growth mindset about the team and codebase. All teams that are improving quality will notice the gap and that is to be expected. Failure to close that gap leads to more tech debt.

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