Rob Enderle

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Rob Enderle is president and principal analyst of the Enderle Group, a forward looking emerging technology advisory firm. With over 25 years’ experience emerging technologies he has provided regional and global companies with guidance in how to better target customer needs with new and existing products; create new business opportunities; anticipate technology changes; select vendors and products; and best marketing strategies and tactics. Although most analysts are specialists, Rob has been ranked to top technology generalist in the world for several decades.

In addition Rob currently writes for USA Herald, TechNewsWorld, IT Business Edge, TechSpective, TMCnet and TGdaily. In addition, Rob trained as at TV Anchor and appears regularly on Compass Radio Networks, WOC, CNBC, NPR and Fox Business.

Before founding the Enderle Group Rob was the Senior Research Fellow for Forrester Research and the Giga Information Group. While there he worked for and with companies like Microsoft, HP, IBM, Dell, Toshiba, Gateway, Sony, USAA, Texas Instruments, AMD, Intel, Credit Suisse First Boston, GM, Ford and Siemens.

Before Giga, Rob was with Dataquest covering client/server software where he became one of the most widely publicized technology analysts in the world and was an anchor for C/Net. Before Dataquest Rob worked for IBM as was in IBM’s executive resource program. As part of that program he managed or reviewed projects and people in Finance, Internal Audit, Competitive Analysis, Marketing, Security and Planning.

Rob holds an AA in Merchandising, a BS in Business, and an MBA, and he sits on the advisory councils for a variety of technology companies.

Rob’s hobbies include sporting clays, PC modding, science fiction, home automation and computer gaming.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Rob Enderle and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Why we must prepare for the rise of the machines

Trump presidency offers lessons in how not to lead

Trump presidency offers lessons in how not to lead

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that history has proven that advancing leaders who lack the competencies for success never ends well, yet it continues to happen.

What the Fox News Bill O’Reilly fiasco teaches businesses

What the Fox News Bill O’Reilly fiasco teaches businesses

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that there is a lesson to be learned from the Bill O’Reilly Fox News fiasco: The cost of not identifying and eliminating abuse of power is far too high to ignore.

Why Steve Ballmer could fix the U.S. government

Why Steve Ballmer could fix the U.S. government

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has created a new organization called USAFacts to analyze and shed light on government spending and revenue.

Why happiness matters more than compensation

Why happiness matters more than compensation

In response to the recent news about Google and possible unfair compensation, columnist Rob Enderle writes that a happy life is far more rewarding than a large estate.

Why zero-tolerance policies never stop abuse

Why zero-tolerance policies never stop abuse

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that recent stories about Fox News and Uber highlight the nightmares of abusive workplace cultures. And while zero-tolerance policies may be good in theory he explains why they are terrible in practice.

How a CEO can kill a company in 5 easy steps

How a CEO can kill a company in 5 easy steps

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that he has witnessed first-hand executives repeating the same company-killing mistakes over and over.

Why AI should augment, not replace, humans

Why AI should augment, not replace, humans

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that your workforce may not yet be ready for artificial intelligence. First comes trust, education and training.

Watson could keep business and world leaders from looking like idiots

Watson could keep business and world leaders from looking like idiots

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that an AI system like IBM’s Watson could help assure that U.S. Presidents and CEOs apply the hard-learned lessons of their predecessors to cut down on failures and repeat successes.

Why Trumpcare will be worse than Obamacare

Why Trumpcare will be worse than Obamacare

Rob Enderle writes that fixing a bad process starts with a focus on the original goal. Unfortunately, the Trump administration seems to have lost sight of the actual goal surrounding replacing and repealing the Affordable Care Act and...

Uber’s CEO needs some serious mentoring – fast

Uber’s CEO needs some serious mentoring – fast

Uber’s Travis Kalanick lacks the experience to be an effective CEO, writes columnist Rob Enderle The answer is getting him a mentor, perhaps Joe Trucci.

How a bad board of directors could kill HPE

How a bad board of directors could kill HPE

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that the trouble with HPE stems from its board of directors. Just replacing a CEO, if the board lacks core skills, just changes the problem.

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