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OPINION: Migrating off Windows XP – the elephant in the room


Last week we covered the available project ‘levers’ to help move off Windows XP prior to end of support. This week we look at project stream concurrency, profiling your workforce, and – the elephant in the room – application remediation.

One of the challenges that we come across regularly is the length of time it takes to migrate to a new desktop. There are typically two main reasons for this: 10 (or more) years of neglected application lifecycle management (which we will come to shortly), and running the migration project like a large sequential task list of activities. Assuming that you have more than just one person assigned to your project, there are some key project activities that can be run in parallel. We will cover this as we look at each stream.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, OPINION: Migrating off Windows XP – the elephant in the room- Computerworld – New Zealand

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