Virtual CIO Favorite Posts 2013
It’s almost Christmas and I’m alternatingly procrastinating and anxiously looking forward to the holidays. Although the actual year-end statistics will be provided by WordPress soon, the following posts are my favorites for 2013:
- Microsoft Jolts The World (January 2013) – While pundits have been caught unaware over the last decade, Microsoft has completed an integrated platform from entertainment to productivity, poised to dominate many segments.
- Lent the Press Release Forever (February 2013) – The whole thing is simply a brag and about as sexy as your grandmother’s girdle.
- Ironic Belligerent Service Requests (March 2013) – Frustration and some venting are understandable. Outlandish statements and unreasonable complaints are not.
- 5 Technology Business Owner Realities (April 2013) – Jump in. The water is fine. Don’t mind the sharks and maybe you won’t drown.
- Trademark Skinny (May 2013) – The short version about registering trademarks and definitely get an attorney.
- Technology Costs Rise Over Time (June 2013) – Paycom is banking on new customers improving their margins more than anything about technology.
- Questions Customers Should Really Ask (July 2013) – It’s great to follow common conventions, but everyone appreciates quickly qualifying the best customer and vendor fit.
- Biased Self Promotion Backlinks (August 2013) – Google has gone from a backlink being a vote for website authority to simply who has the most traffic and content is now listed highest.
- Check The Requirements Forrest (September 2013) – The number one mistake in technology that’s made continuously is failure to check requirements.
- Horrific Technology Expectations (October 2013) – Pick any technology project and various camps have their own agenda.