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10 Things to Consider about Windows 8 06

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 10-31-2012 Print

With Windows 8 now on store shelves, CIOs are forced to consider the impact the operating system might have on their operations. For months now, we’ve been hearing all about Windows 8 and why Microsoft believes  it will be a winner for corporate users. So far, that hasn’t been proven, despite Microsoft’s best efforts. From preview builds to blog posts on its Website that are designed to make CIOs understand the value of its operating system, Microsoft has tried to make its case. For CIOs, however, there are still too many question marks associated with Windows 8 to make it an ideal option right now. Plus, there are some features that should worry IT decision-makers. Microsoft’s operating system isn’t proving right now that it’s ideal for the corporate world. Until it can make that case and prove to CIOs that their employees will be happy with what’s delivered, there will be trouble for Microsoft and its adoption rates in the corporate world. Flip through the following slides to find out about the Windows 8 features that should concern CIOs.

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Productivity Will Slip
If Windows 8 is drastically redesigned and employees have a hard time figuring out basic functions, that will result in a reduction in their ability to complete their work.



 

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