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The Seven Secrets of PC End-User Computing Deployment Success

Published: 24 July 2017

ID: G00329237

Analyst(s): Stephen Kleynhans


Practices that have long governed PC-centric end-user computing environments are incongruous with current market realities. I&O leaders should adopt seven key principles in their decision making as they adapt planning and deployment processes to reflect the modern end-user computing environment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Thin the Client
  • Evolve Beyond Traditional PC Imaging
  • Evaluate Everything Through a BYO Lens
  • Focus More on Securing Data Than on Managing Devices
  • One Size Never Fits All
  • Adopt a Self-service Culture
  • Pilot, Rather Than Test

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