Dependency drift fitness function

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Nov 2019

Many teams and organizations have no formal or consistent way of tracking technical dependencies in their software. This issue often shows itself when that software needs to be changed, at which point the use of an outdated version of a library, API or component will cause problems or delay. Dependency drift fitness function is a technique to introduce a specific evolutionary architecture fitness function to track these dependencies over time, thus giving an indication of the possible work needed and whether a potential issue is getting better or worse.