21 Total Quotes

Allen Weiner Quotes

Fast, efficient and reliable digital content distribution will provide a big competitive advantage for media organizations that have time-sensitive data transport requirements. As more rich media content becomes available in a wide range of digital formats, superior distribution and management capabilities will become a key business requirement.
Allen Weiner
#Media

A lot of people are very inexperienced and really have no idea about how to set prices.
Allen Weiner
#People

This year is very do-or-die. Two years ago, people blamed technology; last year they blamed customer service. We're running out of excuses.
Allen Weiner
#People

Brands will succeed on the Web this holiday season. Companies beginning to get exposure right now will have a major uphill fight to get brand recognition.
Allen Weiner
#Beginning

They will need to upgrade the search capabilities to be more personal, targeted and better. An area of technology they should work on is context of search. So if you type in the world 'Polish' and you're looking for Polish ancestry, you won't get results for car polish.
Allen Weiner
#Technology

You can debate what you should call it, but in the coming world, it's going to be a user-controlled environment. I watch what I want, when I want.
Allen Weiner
#Debate

At first blush it seems kind of strange, but if you look closely there's a lot of logic there.
Allen Weiner
#Blush

It's a race for supremacy,
Allen Weiner
#Race

I don't know what kind of market there is for live TV on cell phones.
Allen Weiner
#Cell

If you can get advertisers who spend money on TV to shift dollars to the Web...we're talking about a serious $50 billion to $60 billion market.
Allen Weiner
#Money

Microsoft and Yahoo say they are doing this to give consumers what they want, but I think if you ask consumers they would say they want interoperability all the way [across the two services],
Allen Weiner
#Ask

Microsoft and Yahoo say they are doing this to give consumers what they want, but I think if you ask consumers they would say they want interoperability all the way [across the two services].
Allen Weiner
#Ask

But it takes an extremely visionary CIO to be doing that today. Security can be another paramount issue for the CIO who plans to write a diary of an implementation.
Allen Weiner
#Security

Whether they like it or not, they are a media company. What they provide is very valuable aspects of media, all wrapped up in search. But they're missing the internal talent and internal capability to think like a media company. Everything is from a technology perspective, and that is a real shortcoming.
Allen Weiner
#Company

Given their overall strategy in the Web portal business, (AOL) wants fewer, if any, dial-up customers. I think it is part of a strategy to basically shake out of its base the people who are likely high-speed subscribers.
Allen Weiner
#Business

People are going to want to be tuned into games, want to be communicating with other people, and are going to be out of their minds.
Allen Weiner
#Games

I don't see how a lot of these smaller niche vendors are going to survive. They're going to have to be swallowed up by the bigger companies in the food chain.
Allen Weiner
#Niche

The story he continued to tell was that Serbia was the front line in the war on terror and the reason that the West did not see it the same way is that the West had territorial designs on Serbia.
Allen Weiner
#War

They were sober, they had decent meals. A lot of guys, their health improved dramatically.
Allen Weiner
#Health

The timing is pretty interesting. Streaming has always been important in the media world. However, with the creation of a significant number of services, streaming is the hottest thing around.
Allen Weiner
#Creation

This is less about who they can go after legally and more about how they can turn their business in a new direction and make themselves attractive to all of these media companies.
Allen Weiner
#Business