Intel has announced that they are pulling the plug on the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) and the annual event will no longer be taking place. For nearly 20 years IDF has brought together developers, technologists, inventors and makers to shape future innovations.
Intel has evolved its event portfolio and decided to retire the IDF program moving forward. Thank you for nearly 20 great years with the Intel Developer Forum! Intel has a number of resources available on intel.com, including a Resource and Design Center with documentation, software, and tools for designers, engineers, and developers. As always, our customers, partners, and developers should reach out to their Intel representative with questions.
It appears that Intel is one again moving away from being a PC-centric company to a data-centric company. Intel’s Chief Strategy Officer, Aicha Evans is responsible for Intel’s long-term strategy to transform the company and this decision was likely approved by her and of course Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.
It looks like Intel will be saving key announcements for CES, Computex, and other industry events throughout the year now that IDF is gone. We’ll certainly miss IDF as it was an exciting show to cover and something that we’ve attended annually for nearly 15 years straight.