Gartner Research

Windows 10 Impacts the Digital Workplace

Published: 30 October 2015

ID: G00292107

Analyst(s): Matthew Cain , Stephen Kleynhans


Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system has a surprising number of elements that can be incorporated into digital workplace strategies. Digital workplace planners can use these to promote a more cloud-connected, user-centric and self-service environment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Prepare for Significant Employee Demand for Windows 10 as a Result of Microsoft's Consumer Strategy
  • Examine the Opportunity to Provide More Employee Choice Through the Windows Store, but Beware of Overlap With Mobile App Stores and Potential Financial Implications
  • Help Employees Become Productive With Cortana by Offering a Variety of Innovation Best Practices
  • Explore New Ways to Interact With Information and Applications via Innovation Labs
  • Prepare for the Cloud-Centric Roaming and Storage Implications of Windows 10

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