Greenfields tech decisions

Trent Hornibrook gave a recent thought experiment talk at the Infracoders meet-up regarding the tech decisions one would make when running a starting a start-up

You are given a blank cheque at a start-up and you need to execute on a product strategy. What technical choices would you make?.

Trent Hornibrook

I recently gave a talk at at Infracoders meet-up titled ‘Greenfields tech decisions’

In summary I highlighted three points:

  • Don’t put the same level of importance on all decisions - avoid ‘bikesheading’
  • It’s imperative that you factor in your people in the decisions
  • Start small and iterate - as a start-up focus on shipping over gold-plating

If you’re looking for more information, you can find my slides here:

Greenfields tech decisions from Trent Hornibrook