"The last thing you want your IT department to be is a joke because you waited too long to make changes. The easiest thing in the world to do is to play it safe, but it's probably not the best strategy for your professional development or the bottom line of your organization. You have to push new technologies that are going to propel your company forward or you risk being the IT equivalent of a company that waited too long to move to the next generation of technology."
- Ron Miller, "What your IT department could learn from Sony's disruption", CITEworld, May 17, 2013.
"So much ink has been spilled deriding the false concept of a "Facebook friend," but I can tell you that a "Facebook friend" is better than nothing."
- Paul Miller, "I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet", The Verge, May 1, 2013.
"We can now send people through their own personal industrial revolution in 90 days. So if you're a bright guy, a bright gal, you got an idea you can turn it into reality. Just like you could do it in code 15 years ago, now you can do it in hardware."
- Mark Hatch, CEO Techshop, Interview by Robert Scoble in "America's most important startup?", Video published on Mar 25, 2013 via YouTube
"Longer, richer pages are more expensive to create, but our data shows that as the quality of a page increases, its effective revenue decreases. There will have to be a pretty significant shift in traffic to higher quality pages to make them financially viable to create."
- Paul Edmonson, HubPages CEO, Interviewed in Google Panda Two Years Later: 5 Questions With HubPages CEO Paul Edmondson, Search Engine Land, February 26, 2013
"Disk encryption, which encrypts every bit of data on a hard drive, is a good additional level of defense. However, unless biometric or smart-card authentication is used on the device, it is simply one more password for a hacker or thief to crack."
- Greg Crowe, "After theft, NASA orders laptops encrypted, but is that enough?", GCN.com, November 16, 2012
"A well-executed CMS selection process takes into account the needs and desires of both marketing and IT, creating a content management environment that has been optimized for those who are responsible for publishing content as well as those who are responsible for providing technical support."
-John Fairley, Walker Sands Communications, "Don’t Let IT Hijack the CMS", CIO Update, October 3, 2012.
"Painful upgrades are just one example of how selecting a Web CMS is more than just buying an off-the-shelf product. When you commit to a content management system, you're investing in the system's leadership, vision, and reliability. It's not just about how the system looks now – it's whether you can trust it to perform year after year, and upgrade after upgrade."
-Marianne Kay, Research Analyst, "What a Failed Umbraco Release Can Teach Us About Upgrades", Real Story Group, November 28, 2012.
That's a question that the IT staff at United will answer in time, but the mere fact that it can investigate all three client device operating systems is a major change for corporate IT.
-Patrick Thibodeau, With Post-PC Era Comes Real OS Competition, CIO.com, October 26, 2012
"All of this means that it might be time to rethink what we need from content management in a mobile context, and if it's the same as what we needed in a client-server one. The challenge is figuring out what your needs truly are in this brave new world, and what they are going to be a year from now. Are you one of the companies that truly requires command and control, or is your priority content access on any device at any time?"
- Ron Miller, Author and Editor, Mobile disruption blows up content management, FierceContentManagement, October 15, 2012
"Telling people about the power of a technology is great. The story just needs to placed into the context of the business need."
-Laurence Hart, "Checking the Industry Trends", Word of Pie, October 1, 2012