Last week I was able to do some homework and was watching some Microsoft videos from the latest #TechEd2014. One was about Windows 10 management and the evolving requirements in the enterprise: (Source: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2014/WIN-B334) This was like a déjà-vu from different venues I was able to participate or watch. The story resonates very … More Cloud first, mobile first – how to build products in a #PostPC era
Being at conferences is always inspiring to me. This week I’ve been to Zurich to speak about IT Workspaces in the future. In preparation of the speech I have found a great visual from Gartner which describes best the changes and forces in the mobile and endpoint computing market of the past, today and in the future: … More Reshaping End-User Computing #EUC
(Picture: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8378/8358208394_63d8cc1a35_o.jpg by artisrams under creative commons) Usually I am just reading in several blog posts or articles about IT trends, but this year VMware asked to write some of my predictions – so here we go. Instead of writing about all IT trends I will try to focus on end-user computing and enterprise IT. Mobility … More My Top 7 IT Trends for 2014 from an end-user computing view
As a Product Manager I am preaching mobility like a pastor. It started 2011 for the first time, when Smartphone shipments outpaced PCs where I liked the terminology of the Post-PC era. This year 2013 analysts forecast that tablets and smartphones will double PCs. That is a huge turnaround and it will continue if for … More #Mobility shift should be number one focus for software vendors
Last week I’ve read an article from Gartner which does not let me go without sharing and writing some additional thoughts from myself. It’s about the shift to personal clouds. I totally agree with this view as I am living this today. Believing in Gartner predictions Client computing is shifting in the next two years … More Mobility drives Personal Cloud: Need for hybrid management tools?!
As users are getting more and more liberated through different kinds of wokstyles, IT technologies are merging together. IT consumerization and BYOD will be two main drivers. From my perspective three major topics are converging: 1. Laptop & Desktop PCs: PC refreshments and migration to new operating systems are classical drivers which won’t change in … More The Convergence of Virtualization, PCs and Mobile Devices