Rob Enderle

Rob Enderle

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Over 70 Percent of IoT Efforts Are Failing: The Fix Seems Surprisingly Easy

28 Jun, 2017

With the IoT in particular, really understanding the problem you are trying to solve and simplifying the effort at the front end would likely have a bigger initial positive impact.

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Cisco Live: The Rebirth of the Network

27 Jun, 2017

Cisco is in the midst of a rather impressive change, taking its skill to focus AI efforts where they would be the most effective.

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Lenovo and Conceptualizing Future Defined Data Centers

22 Jun, 2017

While it is easy to get lost in the sheer number of products Lenovo announced and lose track of the strategic aspect of the announcement, Lenovo appears to be offering something targeting the needs of the 2020 enterprise rather than the 2017 enterprise.

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Cisco Launches the Digital Transformation Missing Link

21 Jun, 2017

Cisco is defining a new class of intelligent network, which can determine the intent of an organization with regard to the network, understand the context and, using machine learning, intuit what needs to be done.

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Why Uber’s Sweeping Changes Will Likely Make Things Worse: Optics over Progress

15 Jun, 2017

Until Uber works to fix the internal behavior that is at the core of its problems, real progress in making the company even a safe place to work will likely fall short.

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Uber’s Troubles Start with Not Knowing What Business It Is Really In

13 Jun, 2017

Fixing Uber will require someone to realize what Uber’s business really is. It isn’t a newfangled cab business or just an app company. It’s a services company that helps people work for themselves.

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Comey Testimony: What to Do When Your Boss Lies

08 Jun, 2017

Working for someone you don’t trust or who is abusive is a no-win scenario.

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Why Musk Quitting President Trump’s Advisory Board Was Stupid: How to Live as an Influencer

05 Jun, 2017

If you can’t accept the limitations of an advisory council and you aren’t able to work through building influence, then joining one is not only a waste of your time but you could end up doing more damage to efforts you care about than good.

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From 5G to British Airways and the Dangers of Tactical Thinking

01 Jun, 2017

Thinking tactically can be a career-ending mistake for every top executive.

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Intel Recreates Modular Computer: Might Solve Coming Laptop Travel Problem

31 May, 2017

The old IBM idea of a modular computer had a number of critical faults. Over time, one by one, those faults have been corrected and the Intel Compute Card is the impressive result.

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Preventing the Coming Corporate Mass Extinction Event

26 May, 2017

If we don’t start aggressively fixing what appear to be endemic judgment problems in critical processes and in how we deal with problems before we automate them, this next industrial revolution could become a corporate mass extinction event.

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The New Surface Pro: What the iPad Should Have Been

24 May, 2017

With this latest version of Surface, and during what has been a near catastrophic market decline for the iPad, Microsoft has created what the iPad should have really been.

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Putting Legal in Its Place: Why Companies Shouldn’t Be Run by Execs with ‘No’ as Their Middle Names

18 May, 2017

Companies have gone from success to failure because they allowed Finance or the Legal department to have excessive control over the business.

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AMD’s Lisa Su and the Advantages of a Trained CEO

15 May, 2017

Lisa Su is one of the good ones, but we should never forget that this wasn’t a lucky accident. She, as with most successful CEOs, is the result of a program that assured her own quality and taught her to assure the quality of her people and firm.

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NVIDIA GTC Keynote: It Is Going to Be an Amazing and Very Scary World Shortly

10 May, 2017

NVIDIA's focus on machine learning has made the company the envy of its peers and we are just at the start of this wave.

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Michael Dell’s Dell EMC World Keynote: Realize

09 May, 2017

Efforts that Dell is making to address illnesses and help remove plastics from the ocean were compelling, because they do good and because they showcased unique Dell EMC advantages.

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Why Google, Uber and Amazon Will Obsolesce Car Companies

05 May, 2017

Unless something massive changes, most of the car companies will fail in the next five to 10 years, and we’ll be getting our cars from a service like Uber, though it could be Amazon or Google.

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Windows 10 S: Microsoft Moves to Lock Down

02 May, 2017

Windows 10 S is as much about the importance of focus on the unique needs of any market as the tool set that resulted.

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How IBM Watson Could Reduce Harassment and Bullying Behavior

28 Apr, 2017

IBM’s recent epiphany is that AI should be used to enhance, not replace, people. Perhaps another application could be reducing abusive behavior.

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Varonis Annual Survey: A Lot of Companies Are Taking Unknown Terminal Risks

25 Apr, 2017

With state-level threats hovering over almost every country, the level of exposure creates issues at a national level and the potential for a single connected trusted company to become the critical path for a nation-level attack.

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