A useful and potentially important business strategy to keep in mind when making the buy/build/integrate decision. This article was reblogged from one of our founder’s personal blogs.
Most technologists are familiar with the concept of transclusion, but this is not necessarily the case for entrepreneurs.
It is another example of why innovation happens at the intersections of life or business.
- Cut across traditional boundaries and you will find places, people, products and processes that are often central to where or how new improvements are found.
- Tech startups founded by one or more geek entrepreneurs would have awareness of transclusion from their technology (usually software) training and naturally apply it to their business design.
Basically, to me (with my geek hat on), transclusion means avoid duplication or reuse existing code or apply use best practice PLUS be open to how these are employed or integrated.
- Why copy a piece of code from another place when you can refer to it (or call it in at run time or integrate it) and hence benefit in both places if…
View original post 780 more words