Rob Enderle

Rob Enderle is president and principal analyst of the Enderle Group. Previously, he was the Senior Research Fellow for Forrester Research and the Giga Information Group. Prior to that he worked for IBM and held positions in Internal Audit, Competitive Analysis, Marketing, Finance and Security. Currently, Enderle writes on emerging technology, security and Linux for a variety of publications and appears on national news TV shows that include CNBC, FOX, Bloomberg and NPR.

IBM and the future of digital assistants: Building superhumans

Anticipating supercapacitors for laptops, tablets and smartphones

Anticipating supercapacitors for laptops, tablets and smartphones

Supercapacitors are also improving at an impressive rate and are increasingly being used in ever-wider markets – including (soon) our personal devices.

Has Apple become IBM in the ‘80s?

Has Apple become IBM in the ‘80s?

Apple’s financial results bear a disturbing similarity to IBM’s near-collapse in the 1980s – which doesn’t bode well for Apple. The shift from growing the customer base to mining existing customers by increasing prices (while lowering...

How Microsoft failed with Windows 10 Mobile

How Microsoft failed with Windows 10 Mobile

This week Microsoft announced the end of Windows 10 Mobile, which prompted me to look back at its short life and reflect on both why it failed and how it could have easily succeeded.

Smart hearing aids and smart glasses advance the human-machine interface

Smart hearing aids and smart glasses advance the human-machine interface

Two interesting products at CES 2109 showcase the coming future of the machine-human interface: the Livio AI smart hearing aid and the North Focals smart glasses. Here’s how these two products could work together and what the future...

CES 2019: The end of the technology segment as we know it

CES 2019: The end of the technology segment as we know it

At CES this year I spoke to Frank Shaw at Microsoft about big trends. I found his idea that the tech market, as we knew it, was dead…and had been reborn as it always should have been. This is resulting in solutions that truly showcase...

2019 CES: Anticipating a revolution that transcends personal devices

2019 CES: Anticipating a revolution that transcends personal devices

2019 isn’t the beginning or the end of this change, it’s the year it becomes clear that the future will be nothing like the past.

Ford vs. Tesla: Thinking about the problem of innovation

Ford vs. Tesla: Thinking about the problem of innovation

With innovation you have to execute.

ARM, OpenPower, X86 were just joined by TX2:  Anticipating a revolutionary virtual desktop future

ARM, OpenPower, X86 were just joined by TX2: Anticipating a revolutionary virtual desktop future

Microsoft Virtual Desktop is a game changer when tied to 5G.

Hell froze over:  Microsoft moves Edge to Chromium

Hell froze over: Microsoft moves Edge to Chromium

This move is not only good for users, it showcases both a new Microsoft and a new, more successful tech industry approach to success for everyone.

Microsoft Surface Headphones help mitigate the distractions of horrible open plan offices

Microsoft Surface Headphones help mitigate the distractions of horrible open plan offices

According to Dan Lyons’ new book “Lab Rats,” one of the worst workplace trends in recent years is the ‘open plan’ office. Excessive ambient noise and distractions reduce productivity, increase stress and drive employee churn. The...

Amazon Echo sets the bar for the perfect PC, smartphone or tablet upgrade experience

Amazon Echo sets the bar for the perfect PC, smartphone or tablet upgrade experience

The PC market largely lives on churn because it has reached near saturation. But if people resist buying a new PC, churn is damaged...and that's partially what resulted in slowing PC sales and the seeming decline of the PC. I found...

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