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Windows 10 migration tales from the trenches
More organizations are moving forward with Windows 10 migration plans. IT pros have encountered some issues around the update cycle, application compatibility and more, but they have also seen the benefits of the new OS among their users. This month's cover story of Access magazine highlights real-world stories of IT departments that have upgraded and how they approached the Windows 10 migration process.
While organizations embrace Windows 10, Microsoft continues to struggle in the mobile arena, so one of our columnists takes a close look at the company's strategy with Windows Mobile over the years. This month's Deep Dive explores rapid mobile application development tools, and the App Spotlight zeroes in on Trello, a useful app for organizing tasks and reminders. Plus, IT pros share their biggest end-user computing challenges in this month's Word on the Street.
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Not everything IT needs is necessarily built into Windows 10. IT pros share the technologies and third-party tools they use to make their deployments run smoothly.
Thin clients aren't always designed to work well with peripheral devices, but one company found a product that could meet its needs, particularly when it came to USB ports.
SaaS application Trello integrates with dozens of third-party apps, including Box, Google Drive and Slack, to help users streamline their workflows and collaborate more efficiently.
With a great end-user computing strategy comes great responsibility. IT pros must deal with app delivery challenges, user expectations and plenty more.
News in this issue
Real Windows 10 adopters dish on the ups and downs of migrating to the OS, including struggles with automatic updates and the strong security benefits.
Columns in this issue
IT pros lose time delivering apps differently to users based on the OS and OS versions they use. A standard app format would go a long way toward fixing this problem.
Microsoft has failed to compete against the mobile device giants, but merging its mobile and desktop OSes could give the company an edge in the enterprise.
Organizations looking to create their own mobile apps may choose RMAD tools over building native apps from scratch. It seems like a quick fix, but RMAD has its downsides, too.