Rob Enderle

Rob Enderle

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BlackBerry vs. Facebook: Why David Will Beat Goliath

15 Mar, 2018

Litigation at the corporate level, particularly over intellectual property, is risky for both parties. Not only is the process very expensive, but it can damage the brand image of the litigants.

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The Lesson Tech Boards Are Not Learning from HP’s Latest Financials

05 Mar, 2018

Success at HP is about understanding the basics and best practices. Many firms fail because their boards just do not seem to understand any of these concepts.

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Broadcom/Qualcomm Merger: A Train Wreck in Slow Motion

01 Mar, 2018

Mergers at the scale of one anticipated by the Broadcom/Qualcomm merger are rarely successful. There are simply too many moving parts and by the time the merger is done, too much damage.

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BlackBerry Gets Jarvis to Secure the Connected Autonomous Car

19 Jan, 2018

We are reaching a critical stage for autonomous cars. They are going into broad trials and will soon start appearing in production. BlackBerry Jarvis addresses security problems.

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HP Post Turnaround: Visions of the Future

17 Jan, 2018

The technologies that HP is looking at and investing in represent its response to mega trends and they are equally fascinating.

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15Five: Finally a Performance Review That Makes Sense

10 Jan, 2018

The employee review process in most companies is badly broken, leading to low morale and an inability to effectively grow employees into the assets they might otherwise become. 15Five has created a credible review process.

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Why AMD Is Eclipsing Intel: Dr. Lisa Su vs. Brian Krzanich

08 Jan, 2018

The industry really needs to stop throwing bodies at the CEO spot and realize there are a set of core skills necessary in a good CEO.

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Lithium Ion Risk: HP’s Battery Recall

05 Jan, 2018

HP notified that it was proactively recalling defective batteries. This is one of the few times a PC manufacturer has acted before the media picked up the problem. Kudos to HP for aggressively getting ahead of this.

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Addressing the Lack of Gender Diversity Problem at CES: We Need a More Diverse Buyer Pool

22 Dec, 2017

The lack of diversity at CES reflects badly on the firms attending the show.

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Corning’s HPFS Is Enabling the Next Generation of Seeing Machines

20 Dec, 2017

HPFS is poised to revolutionize a variety of industries: security; defense; autonomous flying and driving vehicles; real-time medical scanners; and an increasingly intelligent flood of domestic, military and industrial robots.

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Why I’ll Never Recommend AWS: The Danger of Draconian Policies in a Social World

19 Dec, 2017

With the advent of social media, screwing with customers can have severe repercussions.

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NVIDIA Moves from Automated Cars to Automated Construction Equipment

15 Dec, 2017

NVIDIA is moving aggressively to maintain its substantial lead in autonomous vehicles, moving initially from cars and trucks to drones and now to construction equipment.

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IBM Creates Servers Specifically Targeting AI

08 Dec, 2017

AI is coming, and it likely will be one of the biggest differentiators between firms that are well managed and provide responsive services at scale over those that do not.

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Qualcomm and the Birth of the Always Connected PC

06 Dec, 2017

Qualcomm is attempting to change the dynamic, making this about connectivity, not about the CPU performance, which has generally defined this segment since its inception.

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Should You Avoid Social Media to Protect Your Future Career?

30 Nov, 2017

The things we are posting on social media today will be part of our file in the future and once in, we will likely never be able to get them out.

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HP Inc. vs. HPE: Lessons the Industry Does Not Want to Learn

29 Nov, 2017

When you form a team, the team should be formed around the leader. It does not matter how good the people are if they either will not follow the leader or cannot function together.

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Why HR and Unions are Failing to Protect Against Harassment and Sexual Predators

22 Nov, 2017

We tend to focus on blame rather than understanding and fixing problems and it is easy to blame unions, which may lose members, and especially HR, which could see purges.

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Resetting for Below Zero Tolerance on Sexual Harassment

21 Nov, 2017

Avoid companies, managers and execs who behave inappropriately, not only because they could behave inappropriately with you but because you could become part of the collateral damage.

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Bill Gates’ City of Tomorrow: Can He Do What Disney Could Not?

17 Nov, 2017

Bill Gates has control over the outcome of his futuristic city idea, because technology has advanced to a level that makes the overall vision more viable.

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John Chen: Messages from the BlackBerry Keynote

14 Nov, 2017

Follow the BlackBerry focus on security because it will help you properly prioritize the classes of system that are mostly likely to be breached.

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