Rob Enderle

Rob Enderle

Latest content from Rob Enderle

BlackBerry: Your PBX May Be Your Biggest Security Exposure

30 Jul, 2014

Until you know that you are on a secure encrypted line, figure that someone will eventually listen to whatever you are saying.

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BlackBerry: We Get Security, the Other Guys Don’t

29 Jul, 2014

For BlackBerry, security is its killer app.

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Google Following Microsoft into Regulatory Mess

22 Jul, 2014

If Google simply looked at its users and treated them as it would like to be treated and took governments seriously, much of its existing pain would likely disappear.

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How Apple and IBM Could Successfully Merge

22 Jul, 2014

A path exists for both companies that, in theory, could result in the benefits of the merger being realized while avoiding most of the risks.

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Apple and IBM: Could Be a Perfect Marriage But…

17 Jul, 2014

Both CEOs are personally motivated to see this work because they both are under a ton of pressure to pull rabbits out of their collective hats.

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How to Not Kill Your Career on Social Media: Think of It Like Copy-All Email

16 Jul, 2014

Beware: Most social media services, like Facebook and Twitter, aren’t really social at all. They are more like email with Copy All turned on by default.

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Looking Far Ahead: IBM’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Cloud/Big Data Analytics Strategic Initiative

11 Jul, 2014

The firm is a survivor largely because it is able to step outside of the day-to-day tactical concerns and invest in the world of tomorrow so it has a place in it.

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Why Chromebooks Aren’t Selling

08 Jul, 2014

You might think that Windows XP migrations and school placements might be great boosts to Chromebook sales, but it's not going so well.

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Why the Security Problem Has Shifted from Microsoft to Google

02 Jul, 2014

If we don’t understand why something exists, we can’t avoid the same mistakes ourselves.

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Facebook and GM: Do We Need a Don’t Do Something Stupid Department?

01 Jul, 2014

After the news this week about Facebook and GM, Rob Enderle thinks large companies need a department that points out acts of stupidity.

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Google I/O Counterpoint: For Business, Does a 5-Inch Tablet Make More Sense Than a Smartphone?

26 Jun, 2014

Trying to force a smartphone to fill the bill for business needs is making less sense. It's not secure enough, and that's only one reason.

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AMD Ventures: The Secret Behind Personify and Matterport’s Success

24 Jun, 2014

AMD Ventures not only supplied funding to both firms but contributed expertise to assure their success.

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BlackBerry Continues to Recover

19 Jun, 2014

Key high points: Project Ion, QNX as an Internet of Things platform, the EZ Pass Program and a deal with Amazon.

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3: Zeroing In on the Professional Tablet

17 Jun, 2014

The Surface Pro 3 looks to have a better approach to the tablet problem, largely by not looking like a laptop and stepping farther away from the iPad norm.

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What I Learned at Facebook's Non-Social Non-BBQ: Facebook Doesn't Get Social

11 Jun, 2014

Social networking tools and press events were made for each other, but it seems that even at Facebook, they just don't know how to use the information they have to help themselves and their guests.

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Windows XP Migration Solutions Come About a Little Too Late

10 Jun, 2014

So many people fear OS migrations, and with good reason. Despite years of problems, companies are only now offering a solution.

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Women in Technology: Could the Next Big Thing in Data Analytics Be HR?

05 Jun, 2014

Big Data analytics has the power not only to help make better decisions and improve the bottom line, but to make companies better places to work and to improve employees' lives.

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Women: The New Power Behind Big Data Analytics

04 Jun, 2014

It should be obvious that a critical resource in creating, selling and implementing data analytics tools is the experts in the functional area in which it is implemented.

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A Picture of Dell: The Benefits of Going Private

29 May, 2014

Reigniting the entrepreneurial spirit is at the core of Dell’s efforts, recognizing that most tech firms are going through a painful mid-life crisis.

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IBM Edge and Why Analytics Is Stupid

26 May, 2014

One of the big problems companies are dealing with is that suddenly, competition is heating up on how to best understand and respond to customers individually, even though there may be millions of them.

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