Windows 8 Tablet

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Game Changer: Windows 8 Tablet
(the Swiss Army Knife of Devices)
Marcus Bluestein, CTO
September 17, 2013
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Agenda
• Why should you care about tablets?
• Microsoft Surface Pro
• Microsoft Windows 8
• Microsoft Office 2013
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Why should you care about tablets?
• The hot new form factor
• Perceived as easier to use
• The user experience does change as people have a new
way to interface with applications and data
• Attorneys will buy them and want to use them
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Why should you care about tablets?
• To increase adoption, you need to make sure the
environment is setup to be supportive
» Update deployment software like SCCM
» Create a Windows 8 image
» Deploy your applications
» Upgrade, virtualize or remove troublesome apps
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Microsoft Surface Pro
• Specifications today
» Intel i5 processor
» 4GB RAM
» 64, 128 or 256 GB SSD
» 10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53in, 2lbs
› 9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37in, 1.44lbs (iPad3)
» Wireless a/b/g/n, no network cable port onboard
» USB port and a display port
» TPM chip
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Microsoft Surface Pro
• My environment
» Targus or Lenovo USB 3.0 Port Replicator
» 2nd Monitor
» Keyboard & Mouse
» Power supply
» Pen
» In the office and at home
» VGA cable and USB Network Card
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Microsoft Surface Pro
• Notable features
» Bootup and overall speed
» 2 HD video cameras (front and back)
» USB charging slot on power supply
» Touch and Type keyboards
» Picture passwords
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Microsoft Surface Pro
• Frustrations from using Surface Pro
» No mobile broadband (rumored in next release)
» No removable battery
» 4-6 hour battery life
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Microsoft Surface Pro
• Why the Surface Pro instead of other devices?
» Surface RT, similar issues as an iPad
» Screen only tablets, like those from Dell and Asus,
likely need an portable keyboard
» Hybrids, like the Lenovo Helix, are almost twice as
heavy as the Surface Pro.
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Microsoft Windows 8
• Speed increase over Windows 7
• Task bar on multiple monitors
• Windows To Go
• File History
• Sync settings through the cloud
• DirectAccess
• Microsoft App Store
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Microsoft Surface Pro
• Frustrations with Windows 8
» DPI scaling (resolved in 8.1)
» Virtual keyboard on desktop doesn’t have predictive
typing or autocorrect. In ModernUI, it does.
» IE10/11 is different in ModernUI
» Bitlocker needs a keyboard
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Other Tablets
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Microsoft Outlook 2013
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Optimized for Windows 8 and touch
Quick unread mail filter
Weather bar in calendar
Peeks
People cards
Inline replies
Hover quick commands like flag, delete
Attachment reminder
Folders can be moved around an no longer have to be in alphabetical order
Color scheme is not flexible
Site Mailboxes
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Microsoft Word 2013
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Optimized for Windows 8 and touch
Cloud syncing
Open and edit PDF’s
Collapsible headings
Reading mode
Pickup where you left off
Smarter collaboration
» Comment on comments
» Password lock track changes
» Present document online
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Microsoft Excel 2013
• Optimized for Windows 8 and touch
• Flash Fill
• Recommended charts
• Quick analysis tool
• Recommended Pivot Tables
• Power View
• Sharing
• Pickup where you left off
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Microsoft OneNote 2013
• Optimized for Windows 8 and touch
• 2 different versions, desktop and ModernUI
• ModernUI version built for touch
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Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
• Optimized for Windows 8 and touch
• Pickup where you left off
• Improved presenter tools
• Supports comments now
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Microsoft Lync 2013
• Optimized for Windows 8 and touch
• New clients including IOS, Android and Windows 8
• Persistent chat rooms
• Shared notes
• Improved Multiparty HD video and content sharing
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