Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Client Computing, 2013

Published: 03 January 2013

ID: G00246288

Analyst(s): Stephen Kleynhans


2013 will be a critical year of transition in client computing. IT leaders must be prepared to cope with the surge of new architectures, devices and work styles by being prepared to update their long-standing planning processes, usage models, workspace allocation and device choices.

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Key Issues

  • How do you effectively implement DV in the enterprise?
  • What is the total cost of ownership (TCO) of different models of client computing, and what are the best practices to optimize your client computing environment?
  • How should you plan client OS and office productivity software adoption and deployment to minimize costs and risks?
  • How are the mobile device and PC markets evolving, and how should IT leaders determine which form factor is appropriate for users?
  • How is the enterprise client computing space evolving, and how can IT leaders facilitate these changes in their user environments?

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