"What never gets built are the simpler applications that don't have importance of a general ledger or missile-guiding system, but are important business processes in organizations."
Steven Mitzenmacher,VP of corporate development at Serena Software
George Burns,American comedian
"An individual's sexual orientation -- like a person's race or gender -- does not constitute a legitimate basis upon which to deny or withhold legal rights."
California Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald M. George, as quoted in the Los Angeles Times
Security analyst Ana Maria Salazar, on Mexico's drug war. Get the full story.
""Our contention is that biometric locks will be to the security industry what cellphones have been to the communications industry.""
Gary Kut, Tychi Systems executive
"So long as I am acting from duty and conviction, I am indifferent to taunts and jeers; I think they will probably do me more good than harm."
Winston Churchill,Nobel Prize recipient
"Executives have got a responsibility to develop strategy and oversee execution but more importantly, ensure that the team gets stronger every year."
John Hammitt,former VP of information management at Pillsbury Co.
UN DISPATCH: Matthew Yglesias, The Atlantic blogger and author of the "Heads in the Sand: How The Republicans Screw Up Foreign Policy and Foreign Policy Screws Up The Democrats" talks to UN Dispatch about his new book, explains why Americans need to get in touch with our liberal internationalist roots, and warns against displacing multi-lateral institutions with so-called 'concerts of democracies.'