December 26, 2012
The majority of businesses, including many manufacturing companies, rely on a version of Microsoft’s Windows® operating system for their PCs and enterprise systems. So far, however, few businesses are rushing to upgrade to Windows 8, the latest-and-greatest version. One reason is that it’s a radical departure from the previous Windows operating systems. Another is that IT people are often uneasy with the first iteration of any new operating system, fearing bugs that could disrupt workflow, and the time it takes for users to get up to speed on the new system.
Of course, every shop must make its own decision by evaluating the possible benefits and drawbacks of upgrading. Here are a few of each that may help you decide what’s best for your enterprise:
Upgrading to any new operating system is always a matter of weighing the pros and cons. From all indications it would be wise to thoroughly investigate the advantages and disadvantages of upgrading to Windows 8 before taking action.