Quotes of the Week 022

Quotes of the Week 022

Bruce Schneier on the impact of Spectre & Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities:

"Overall, the security of the average Internet-of-Things device is so bad that this attack is in the noise compared to the previously known risks"

LightReading on 5G announcements by AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile:

"For all their bluster about expansion into new value-added service areas, operators continue to put the marketing artillery in the connectivity fight"

Laura Patterson (President VisionEdge Marketing):

"Declining marketing budgets are related to marketing's inability to connect its work to how it delivers value to the business and customers"

LightReading on automation:

"The purpose of automation is to get rid of manual effort and all of its attendant costs. Without reference to its impact on the workforce, any talk of automation is misleading"

BT via TelcoTransformation:

"studies indicate that network slicing can be profitable with the number of services as few as five, and a payback period of just three years"

FierceTelecom on 3 focus areas for fibre deployment in 2018:

"fronthaul for wireless operators for 4G densification and upcoming 5G deployments; school districts; and content providers"

Tom Nolle on key technologies in 2018:

"It seems to me that the success of any piece of 5G in 2018 will depend in part on how easily it's separated from the whole"

Arnaud Vamparys (Orange Labs) on 5G:

"We see a big interest from our B2B customers due to the fact that it's the first time they have radio access with SLAs"

31 volts service design's definition of 'Service Design':

"When you have two coffee shops right next to each other, and each sells the exact same coffee at the exact same price, service design is what makes you walk into one and not the other"