Should My Business Upgrade To Windows 10?
- Windows 10 launch: 29th July 2015
- Whilst your Company will almost certainly want to move to windows 10, even quite soon, you won’t want your staff attempting this themselves or trying it on July 29th or you could experience multiple simultaneous PC problems and downtime.
- We strongly suggest that you ** Please issue policy to all your staff NOT to install windows 10 on 29th July or the days immediately following it’s release **. Your staff will get ‘encouraging’ messages on their PC on the 29th saying “Do you want to install windows 10 now?”. Please anticipate this enticement now and ensure that all staff know NOT to install this software at this time.
- A planned phase-in of windows 10 will be most prudent and least stressful/disruptive to your business.
- At a time on or after 29th July, choose a couple of ‘early adopter’ PCs that are not mission critical to your business and work with us to roll these first test computers over to windows 10. On these PCs, test your key business software eg your accounting software, your production or specialist software and minor tasks such as printing etc. There shouldn’t be any major problems but best to ‘be sure’.
- Later, once you are totally happy, we can progressively roll out windows 10 to remaining PCs but please prepare that even if some PCs have upgraded easily correctly, there is no guarantee that all PCs, notebooks and tablets will have the same experience and for this reason, we recommend that PCs be upgraded in relatively small batches. That way, as each batch experiences some issues to resolve, the amount of work is contained to only a few PCs at a time and at a time of your choosing.
Please contact MLPA for more information about rolling out windows 10.