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Four migration lessons from Vista early adopters

An interesting article in Reseller News in New Zealand highlights the “Four keys to Vista migration success”.

1. Tie the OS upgrade to your company’s natural PC refresh cycle.

2. Beware of application compatibility hiccups.

3. Rework software developed in-house to combat installation and user rights challenges.

4. Carefully configure User Account Control (UAC) to avoid ticking off users.

Read the full article here: Four migration lessons from Vista early adopters

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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