Preparing for Windows Vista
Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group, has been playing with Windows Vista for some time. In this article, he gives real world advice to users waiting for the operating system. Before you sink $160 or more into Vista, be sure to have a realistic view on what to expect and what you may gain or lose by installing Microsoft's new software.
I've covered every release since Windows 95 and the path to launching this one is starting to have a much more familiar ring. I've been in production with Vista RTM for a few days and am really starting to like it. It's the little things that have me missing Windows XP less and less. This week, let's chat about your timing for Vista and make sure you have thought through the things you need to do before you make the switch.