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Rob Enderle

Rob Enderle

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HP Inc: ‘The Future Is Whatever You Make It’

23 Feb, 2017

We don’t live in a Star Trek world where one person can call an industry dead and make it happen unless the vendors agree. HP Inc. is a great example of a firm rejecting that pronouncement.

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AMD vs. Intel: A Sun Tzu Lesson in Long-Term Strategy

22 Feb, 2017

With its Ryzen launch, AMD is avoiding making a strategic mistake it has made several times in the past, says analyst Rob Enderle.

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Distrust: Is It Time to Rethink Email? Or Throw It Out Altogether?

16 Feb, 2017

Anti-phishing needs to be built into email because too many people are being compromised. You need to be able to trust your communications.

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Morphisec: Rethinking Endpoint Security

14 Feb, 2017

We are badly outmatched in terms of the level, quality and sheer number of attacks our firms get every day, many of which are successful. We need a different class of security tool.

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Apple’s Class-Action Lawsuit: Never Intentionally Break Your Product

10 Feb, 2017

When a company intentionally harms a customer to force that customer to give it money, it not only is likely actionable, but it breaches trust. People do not want to do business with firms that do them harm and they tend to have a really long memory with regard to this kind of behavior.

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AMD’s Strangely Unusual Path to Market for Impressive New Server Processor

07 Feb, 2017

AMD is taking a very interesting path to market that pulls from its core differentiating feature and builds on its increasing financial success to overcome this shortcoming.

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Why Turnarounds Fail: Trump Edition

02 Feb, 2017

Given that we have no choice but to watch the Trump presidency, it might as well be a learning opportunity on the perils of turnarounds.

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The Deep Learning HR Service That Could Have Made Carly Fiorina President

30 Jan, 2017

Analyst Rob Enderle looks at the problem that Fiorina needed to solve, the tool he recently ran into that could have solved it, and the future of deep learning in HR.

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The Most Interesting Things from the BlackBerry Analyst Forum

27 Jan, 2017

It is going to take us awhile to see BlackBerry as something other than a smartphone and secure email vendor. However, at the analyst event, it showcased powerful arguments that it had moved on.

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BlackBerry’s John Chen: Beating Jobs by Doing the Impossible in Three Years

26 Jan, 2017

When analyst Rob Enderle asked CEO John Chen what he thought was the defining factor of why he was successful and others failed, he responded that he made hard decisions quickly.

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NVIDIA Could Be Kingmaker as Linux, BlackBerry, Microsoft Battle for the Connected Car

20 Jan, 2017

We are waiting for the same kind of moment that Microsoft and IBM made when they partnered on DOS and the modern PC was born, to define the self-driving car segment.

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FTC vs. Qualcomm: More Than the Sum of Its Parts

19 Jan, 2017

An FTC action against Qualcomm, says analyst Rob Enderle, may turn out to be the poster child for poor tactical thinking.

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Why Ethics Recommendations Are Making Things Worse

13 Jan, 2017

You should never mix up what you have the right to do with doing the right thing. If you do, it will likely end badly for you and your firm. While the perception of an ethics problem is important, it is far more important to focus on behaving ethically.

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The Intel Compute Card: Modular Computers Are Reborn

12 Jan, 2017

It is interesting to see the PC industry evolve. In this case, from large dedicated PCs to small card-like devices that can be built into a variety of increasingly connected devices in all shapes, sizes and colors.

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How Dell Beat Apple on the Desktop at CES Using a Dolby Practice

09 Jan, 2017

Dell, in a process very similar to Dolby’s, brought in musicians, artists and companies to help it build the next-generation iMac without Apple. The XPS 27 and Dell Canvas 27, are nothing short of amazing.

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At CES 2017: ODG and Qualcomm Just Made AR/VR Glasses Viable

06 Jan, 2017

These glasses from ODG set a new bar for AR/VR solutions because they don’t force a choice between AR and VR. They do both, they don’t look embarrassingly bad, they can either stand alone or connect to a smartphone, and they are relatively affordable.

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Looking Ahead to 2017: The Year Everything Changes

28 Dec, 2016

In 2017, we will see massive changes in transportation, government, cyber warfare and other areas we aren’t remotely ready for.

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Looking Back on 2016: Four Things I Still Don’t Get

27 Dec, 2016

2016 brought lots of drama and lots of exciting products and announcements. Some of them are still confusing, though.

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Varonis: Keeping Your Family Safe over the Holidays

21 Dec, 2016

Watching this cybersecurity video series is a great project over the holidays. You can do it from inside your home, you are protecting your family, and you can do a lot of this while you are watching football.

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The Trump Tech Meeting: No Dressing Down and Tons of Progress

20 Dec, 2016

Tech and government should use the potential of forensic analytics, capturing and analyzing data to understand why something works or doesn’t work.

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