August 12, 2012
Microsoft is faced with its biggest challenge ever – to stay relevant in a post-PC era. Is Windows 8 the answer, a first step on the path, or will it fall flat? Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Frank Gillett's expert analysis reveals all. Frank is a member of Forrester's Business Technology Futures team. His current focus is on the dynamic between consumer and business technology markets, the future of back-end and end user hardware in the post-PC era, and a new and emerging software platform – the personal cloud.
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Apple Macs are the darlings of many consumers but have less than 10% share in enterprises. But, Forrester Senior Analyst Dave Johnson says that is changing and changing fast as a result of increasing BYOC (bring-your-own-computer) programs and smaller firms that standardize on Macs. Tune into the next episode of Forrester TechnoPolitics to find out if Macs can make it in the enterprise.
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Make the tough calls. That is what independent insight and analysis is all about. Hosted by Mike Gualtieri, Forrester TechnoPolitics features independent analysis and commentary from Forrester analysts about hot technology and what it means to you and the world. Scripted? Absolutely not. Passionate? We live it every day. Courage to make the tough calls? You be the judge.
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