Strategic Pillar #3 of 6: Proven Technology
Another short post - I'm still on hols...sorry...!
I'm not trying to change the way the world works, or build a platform for tens of millions of users. So there's no need to invent new technology.
That may not sound ground breaking enough to be a strategic initiative. However, in my start-ups I will be taking this a step further . I will be aggressively utilising proven technologies and platforms wherever they exist.
I think there are plenty of really great online platforms, most of which have accessible APIs or follow an open graph principle. So wherever possible I will be seeking to integrate these to benefit the consumers which use these new sites.
This should make the experience easier and more rewarding (as well as familiar) for consumers.