With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.
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Windows RT tablets will ship with Microsoft Office 2013, which will feature touch-optimized versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Windows 8 devices won't come with Office, however. It's unclear at this point just how full-featured Office for RT will be--particularly from an enterprise user's perspective-- given RT's consumer focus. Rumor has it that the Windows RT edition of Office won't include such business-oriented tools as third-party add-ins, macros, and Visual Basic for Application (VBA) support.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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