Things My Mother Never Told Me About Compatibility
As I continue to speak to IT professionals and companies worldwide, two things become clear. First, IT pros need between 18 to 24 months to do a Windows 7 deployment from start to finish. On that note, the second thing is, if you were to start your deployment project on February 13th, with 784 days until the end of support for Windows XP, you would finish with less than 30 days to spare!
Finally, here are some of my favorite blog posts, videos, tips, and tricks around application compatibility:
As you move forward with your Windows 7 deployments, let me know if any or all of these tools made a difference and saved you time, money, and some unnecessary headaches.
About the Author
Stephen Rose is the Worldwide IT Pro Community Manager for the Windows Commercial team at the Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Before joining Microsoft, Stephen spent 15 years running his own IT consulting company. In his current role, he drives the overall strategy and content for
Windows for IT Pros on TechNet, oversees the
Windows 7 and 8 IT Pro Forums, writes for the
Windows Team Blog, and acts as moderator for Windows Virtual Roundtables.
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