Friday, December 3, 2021

Rob Enderle

As President and Principal Analyst of the Enderle Group, Rob provides regional and global companies with guidance in how to create credible dialogue with the market, target customer needs, create new business opportunities, anticipate technology changes, select vendors and products, and practice zero dollar marketing. For over 20 years Rob has worked for and with companies like Microsoft, HP, IBM, Dell, Toshiba, Gateway, Sony, USAA, Texas Instruments, AMD, Intel, Credit Suisse First Boston, ROLM, and Siemens.

Microsoft Build and the Hidden Benefits of Open Source

At Microsoft Build 2021, I was struck by how different the company was from when I first started covering it in 1994 during the ramp up to Windows 95.  Back then, Microsoft, just...

Could AI Help with Intern Programs and Diversity in Tech?

I talked to HP’s head of diversity this week, Lesley Slaton Brown, about their intern program during the pandemic. It occurred to me that what IBM has been talking about concerning a...

How IBM has Changed to Become What It Once Was

Think is IBM’s big annual conference, and again this year, it was digital. I’m noticing a sharp quality difference in shows like this where firms have a studio vs. those that don’t....

Dell APEX: Our Path Back to the Old IBM Service Model

One of the missteps IBM made last century was collapsing their sales model, which was services based, to generate a short-term revenue spike. Up until IBM collapsed their service model into a...

IBM Begins Cloud Confidentiality Push

IBM has positioned its cloud offering against the unique security, compliance and confidentiality needs of specific vertical markets with a sharp focus on finance and banking. These same benefits could also appeal...

Using AI to Create Better People

Artificial Intelligence and much automation have two viable paths. One path supported by companies like IBM is to enhance employees. The other, more familiar path is to replace them with automation. I’m...

NVIDIA’s New Grace ARM/GPU Solution Puts X86 On Defense

This week is NVIDIA’s GTC, or GPU Technology Conference, and they likely should have changed the name to ATC because this year – it is all about AI. To say this show was...

The Conversational AI Revolution: The Threat and the Opportunity

One of the things I’m looking forward to seeing at next week’s NVIDIA GTC event is an update on their Conversational AI efforts. I’m fascinated with this because I was a Competitive Analyst...

NVIDIA’s GTC: The Near Term Future Of Advanced AI

One of the major trends this decade is in AI development, and one of the areas that are moving the fastest is Automotive AI.  It has become such a significant trend that...

How Intel, IBM, and Microsoft Could Change the Cloud Forever

Three companies were critical to creating the PC of today, well, four if you include Apple.  But Apple only set a direction. The work of IBM coupled with Intel and Microsoft created...

Lenovo’s Epyc Hyperconverged Strategy

This week AMD launched their latest EPYC record-breaking enterprise processor, the 7003.  Lenovo stepped out early, embracing the announcement, promising up to a 2x performance increase, and positioned it around the message...

Intel And Microsoft Work With DARPA To Solve Biggest Analytics and AI At Scale Problem

Getting secure global data access to data is a key problem. This problem came up early on as the industry spun up advanced Supercomputers and AI systems like IBM’s Watson to rapidly locate...

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