#Apple #HomePod – a cautious approach to #SmartHome #WWDC2017

A lot of articles have been posted after the WWDC2017 of Apple’s announcement to release the HomePod at for $349 (US) in white and space gray starting in December 2017 initially in Australia, the UK and the US. Apple’s attempt to close the gap to Amazon Echo and Google Home For me it is a … More #Apple #HomePod – a cautious approach to #SmartHome #WWDC2017

The hype of voice in 2017 still continues for #Amazon #Microsoft #Apple & #Google

What an fascinating Tuesday May 10th 2017, right with beginning of Microsoft Build 2017. The hype and peak of voice in 2017 still continues – really exciting times. Amazon as market leader Amazon is still leading with voice as a platform and continued to strenghten their position in the market of smart home by releasing Amazon EchoShow for US$230. … More The hype of voice in 2017 still continues for #Amazon #Microsoft #Apple & #Google

Impression of the exclusive Matrix42 Customer Round Table 2016

Last Tuesday we offered an exclusive round table for Matrix42 customers working with Empirum in our headquarter in Frankfurt. We initially invited all existing customers registered at the Matrix42 Marketplace at least subscribed products from the client management, compliance or service management category. Interested customers then needed to apply for this exclusive workshop with the senior management … More Impression of the exclusive Matrix42 Customer Round Table 2016

Three thoughts about #mobile is changing the world and strategies of #Microsoft #Windows10

The latest blogpost from Benedict Evans again showed some great figures and insights that mobile is changing the world. Here are three thoughts about how mobile is changing the world and strategies of Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft is no longer dominant and has been outpaced due to the amount of sold mobile devices. The upcoming Microsoft Windows … More Three thoughts about #mobile is changing the world and strategies of #Microsoft #Windows10

#Microsoft leads Germany, but do they really lead End-User Computing?

This week I was able to attend a German conference about Cloud Computing and Virtualization from Vogel IT. It was great to see how most speakers repeat to continue to spread the standard message of their vendors – a sign that field marketing in Germany is working. Of course they have been some keynotes added real … More #Microsoft leads Germany, but do they really lead End-User Computing?

PC Sales Dropped 14% in Q1 compared 2012/2013 – but the PC is not dead!

Big news hit the PC industry this week when press and analysts announced that PC Sales declined year over year in Q1 with 14%. Three tweets as an example for further sources: 1. Gartner with data: #Gartner WW PC Shipments in 1Q/ 2013 Drop to Lowest Levels Since Q2/ 2009 http://t.co/CHVR6IwE78 < #Apple +7.4% in … More PC Sales Dropped 14% in Q1 compared 2012/2013 – but the PC is not dead!