We’ve been trained to always chase the new and are heavily biased to think that it’s better.
It’s called “Shiny Object Syndrome” and trust me I’ve fallen for it too but I wanna get you to think about why boring is good when it comes to technology choices for your business.
I’m a dev myself and I think that we’re prone to jump on the next best stack or the next best framework, especially in web-dev land because there are like 500 frameworks that are being released every day.
I’ve written this lesson in blood for the first company I’ve founded a long time ago, we used a graph DB for our data store because I thought that it would be cool to fiddle around with this technology and it seemed a good fit for the product but here’s what problems it created:
Overall why it was fun to dabble with this it cost us a lot of time and it was objectively stupid to do this because we were not learning we were trying to solve a problem and run a business and it just got in the way.
All Tech in your business should enable you to do things faster/better not be a source of time waste
At the expense of sounding like a tech boomer: