[Faccus] IST Professional Development Seminar

Bob Hicks bjhicks at uwaterloo.ca
Tue Jan 8 11:27:24 EST 2013

Topic:        Windows 8: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Date:         Friday January 11, 2012
Time:         9:00 am to 9:45 am
Room:       MC 2009
Speaker:   Peter Schepers

Windows 8 was officially released to the public on Oct 26, 2012. With its new touch-based UI and integration with Microsoft's cloud infrastructure, it represents a marked change in direction for Microsoft's flagship OS. Some see the UI direction as too radical, focused on the consumer market and not business friendly. Some have wholeheartedly embraced its ambitious goals and integrated online experience while business and others may skip this version altogether due to higher training costs. In this talk Peter will outline the major features in Windows 8, ways to adapt to it, and whether UW should implement it or avoid it altogether

Please note that this seminar will be webcasted and recorded<http://tcs.uwaterloo.ca/>. Click on the graphic that is labeled with IST Friday morning seminar...the one with the red dot. At this time the live webcast is in windows media format only. The archived events are in WMV and Flash.

Please note that this seminar was presented at WatITis 2012<http://watitis.uwaterloo.ca/>.

Bob Hicks<http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/as/directors/bobhicks.html>
Director, Client Services
Information Systems and Technology
MC 2010
(519) 888-4567, x32194

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