You can tell a lot about a Twitter user by what they choose as a “pinned tweet.”
When the social media service created a new look and feel for individual user profiles a few months ago, it added an option to select one of the 140-character postings you’ve shared and have it semi-permanently fixed near the top.
For Geoff Hogan, IT director at Grey County, Ont. and a self-described rural broadband evangelist, it was a comment about the sometimes false promises of moving to host technology infrastructure that deserves a place of prominence.
My favorite quote of the day so far: "Going to the cloud to save money is like going to casino for the free drinks" #misa @JamesFAlexander
— Geoff Hogan (@geoffhogan) April 11, 2014
Over at Seneca College, meanwhile, CIO Roy Hart makes sharing great quotes is an ongoing part of his feet, including some wisdom he recently gained from a senior security executive at one of the world’s best-known business software firms.
And finally, it doesn’t get much better than this gem recently retweeted by Glenn Lanteigne, CIO at LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services, who found great insight from a colleague at an industry conference.
"A CIO has limited authority, but unlimited accountability" – @jhalamka http://t.co/Rq8MpXHIMQ << #HITsecurity tips from #HCLDR.s
— HIMSS (@HIMSS) June 16, 2014
Have you come across other great quotes from (or just retweeted by) Canadian CIOs on Twitter? Share them with us in the comments below!