What's the key to a successful platform team?

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MSP & IT Director in Services (non-Government), 2 - 10 employees
Finding the right talent for the right roles and ensuring the lead has the teams best interest in mind. There needs to be cross functional leadership. 
Director of IT in Consumer Goods, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
Platform teams build internal workflows and tooling need Internal Developer Platforms (IDPs), to ensure application developers are shielded from the evolving complexities of the underlying infrastructure. They create a smooth development and deployment experience for everyone involved.
Executive Director, Enterprise Infrastructure & Cybersecurity in Finance (non-banking), 10,001+ employees
Ability to integrate activities cross functional, time bound.
CISO in Banking, 10,001+ employees
Geeting the right mix of skills and personalities is absolutely key, and of these 2 the human factor comes first - skill scan be trained. After than an effective workflow management system to give structure, and lastly good management to shield the people from the polices and vagaries of corporate life so that do what they do best and communicate back to the business is a the language they understand (and that's not techie speak).
Global CIO in Consumer Goods, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Leadership, Technical Teams Capabilities, Solid External Partner, QA Function, Strong partnership/engagement with Business leaders.
CIO in Software, 51 - 200 employees
Passionate People, the team must consist of a diverse set of roles, business thinkers, senior Devs, aware TTLs and Managers, and definitely, the team must include involvement from IT Infrastructure, a common overlooked aspect is the presence of IT Infra/Cloud people, most Devs are not aware of Cloud/IT Components, cloud/infra inter-communications, and certain infrastructure architectures, therefore, from my experience, I found many organizations overlooking the presence of capable IT People that can support the team and provide guidance to build a successful platform.
CIO in Education, 501 - 1,000 employees
aside from the specific knowledge and experience with  the platform in use  I think they are the same  qualities that you need with any  team of people. People need to be self-aware and able to  manage around potential interpersonal conflicts and other personal baggage that can distract from the actual goal.
VP of IT Audit in Services (non-Government), 10,001+ employees
Same as any other team....collaboration, mutual respect, belief in teams goals, good communcations, agreement on approach and priorities, individuals who are not afraid to ask for help, and see the team experience as way to learn.  
Chief Information Officer in Services (non-Government), 51 - 200 employees
They Key to a successful platform team, is the vision of a great leader in how to build the team, and how to get the team to perform optimally.

Director of software engineering in Software, 201 - 500 employees
It starts with the right leadership. Which creates the right culture. Then hire the right team. Inculcate a culture of excellence. Involve the team in most if not all decisions. The team doesn't necessarily have to have a vote, but they should have a say. 

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CTO in Software, 201 - 500 employees
Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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