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  1. 1. Welcome February 20, 2014 1
  2. 2. Annual Parties for the last 4 years February 20, 2014 2
  3. 3. Agenda Introduction SCQAA for new comers Membership and member benefits Presentation by Pete Robbins Q&A 20 February 2014 Confidential 3
  4. 4. About SCQAA-SF- A Not-for Profit Organization • SCQAA-SF (www.scqaa.net) chapter sponsors the sharing of information to promote and encourage the improvement in information technology quality practices and principles through networking, training and professional development. • Networking: We meet once in 2 months in San Fernando Valley. • Check us out on LinkedIn (SCQAA-SF) • Contact Sujit at sujit58@gmail.com or call 818-8780834 February 20, 2014 4
  5. 5. Membership Benefits: • Excellent speaker presentations on advancements in technology and methodology • Networking opportunities • PDU, CSTE and CSQA credits • Regular meetings are free for members and include dinner February 20, 2014 5
  6. 6. Membership Policy • Recently revised our membership dues policy to better accommodate member needs and current economic conditions. • Annual membership is $50, or $35 for those who are in between jobs. • Please check your renewal with Cheryl Leoni. If you have recently joined or renewed, please check before renewing again February 20, 2014 6
  7. 7. • A little history - The Desktop • The future • Microsoft • Windows XP • Windows 8 • Office 365 The Future of the Desktop Pete Robbins Strata Information Technologies pete@stratait.com
  8. 8. Suanpan - Chinese Abacus 2nd Century BC IBM Personal Integrator ENIAC – Electronic Numerical Computer And Computer Apple I 1981 1946 1976
  9. 9. 25 Years Later iPad 1 2010 Ted Talk - Jeff Han 2006 Surface Pro 2012
  10. 10. Emotiv EPOC is a high resolution, neuro-signal acquisition and processing wireless neuroheadset.
  11. 11. Survey Microsoft Love it or Hate it?
  12. 12. Is Windows 8, Windows Vista all over?
  13. 13. Windows Market Share 90.6%
  14. 14. What’s the Future of Microsoft?
  15. 15. Average 4 Devices Per Person
  16. 16. Anywhere Access to Data & Information
  17. 17. Get2Modern Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 ends April 8, 2014 • The end of support for Windows XP and Office 2003 • • • Security risks Compatibility issues No one to call Potential down time
  18. 18. What did we learn last month? If it has software it will be hacked!
  19. 19. Windows in SMB
  20. 20. Challenges of the modern day small business 55% of SMBs say tablets are an important part of their business Being constantly connected New work styles 81% of employees use a personal device for work related functions Finding a work/life balance Juggling daily operations Evolving security risks 1 in 3 SMBs still cannot access adequate financing Reducing business costs Hiring and retaining talent Staying competitive
  21. 21. Windows 8.1 Pro Building on the value of Windows 8 Pro Continues the Windows 8 vision Make tablets and touch PCs even better Addresses customer feedback Helps traditional PC users move forward Introduces more device options Including small devices
  22. 22. • Windows 8.1 Pro Best tablets and PCs Everything in one place Devices and documents more secure Technology simplified
  23. 23. • Windows 8.1 Pro Best tablets and PCs Everything in one place Devices and documents more secure UI enhancements Start button Boot to desktop Flexible window sizes Multi-monitor support New small tablets (7”-10”) Assigned Access (kiosk) Personal hotspot Microsoft Office Technology simplified Some apps including Microsoft Office sold separately; vary by market.
  24. 24. A new class of devices Increased performance and battery life Enhanced security hardware Apps stay up-to-date, and ready to go Supports touch displays on large and smaller screen sizes More natural-feeling portrait mode for tablets TOUCH | LIGHTER, THINNER, FASTER LONG BATTERY LIFE | MODERN SECURITY NEW FORM FACTORS | SENSORS AND Project your display with the latest standard: Miracast CONNECTIVITY
  25. 25. 7”-10” tablets • Perfect for vertical/portrait reading modes Great for retail kiosks & restaurants menus. Doctors/nurses can put these tablets in their lab coat pockets Some apps including Microsoft Office sold separately; vary by market. Select Windows 8 small screen tablets include Office Home & Student 2013. Check the PC specifications.
  26. 26. Multiple tile sizes • Tile sizes – large, wide, medium, small Larger tiles show more information Some apps including Microsoft Office sold separately; vary by market.
  27. 27. Multi tasking Flexible window sizes Multi-monitor improvements Seamless experience between modern and desktop apps Some apps including Microsoft Office sold separately; vary by market.
  28. 28. • Assigned access (kiosk) Provides a kiosk experience Enables a single Windows Store app experience on the device Access only that one app and not system files and other apps Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry: broader set of device lockdown capabilities (ATMs, etc.)
  29. 29. • Desktop enhancements • Start button Boot to desktop Improved file explorer Improved task manager
  30. 30. • Productive on the go with Microsoft Office Communicate and contribute across Windows devices Communicate in real-time with Lync Manage your email and Calendar with Outlook Protect sensitive content with IRM Access your documents from virtually anywhere on Windows devices Experience full fidelity of the Office documents across devices Some apps including Microsoft Office sold separately; vary by market. Select Windows 8 small screen tablets include Office Home & Student 2013. Check the PC specifications.
  31. 31. • Windows 8.1 Pro Best tablets and PCs Everything in one place Devices and documents more secure Technology simplified Start screen sync Settings sync Enhanced Search Reading List Improved built in apps (incl. Mail) Windows Store apps Desktop apps SkyDrive integration Take calls from the lock screen
  32. 32. • Start screen sync • Start screen layout, SkyDrive files, modern apps and personalization settings sync automatically across all your Windows 8.1 devices Works through your Microsoft account Option to opt out of syncing Some apps sold separately; vary by market.
  33. 33. • Enhanced search • Search across your PC, SkyDrive, and the web at the same time Perform time-saving actions on your results without leaving search Beautiful web results display page previews without opening your browser
  34. 34. Windows 8.1 Pro Best tablets and PCs Everything in one place Devices and documents more secure Technology simplified Trusted Boot Improved fingerprint log in support Backup to SkyDrive Built in anti-malware Device encryption Bitlocker/Bitlocker To Go Remote business data removal
  35. 35. • Improved fingerprint log in support Replace passwords with fingerprint-based log in Support for app log in Built-in fingerprint enrollment experience Supporting hardware required.
  36. 36. • Windows 8.1 Pro Best tablets and PCs Everything in one place Devices and documents more secure Technology simplified SkyDrive integration Tap to print (NFC) MiraCast support InstantGo devices Automatic app updates Windows update Microsoft Account Auto triggered VPN Mobile device mgmt. (MDM) Domain join and Group policy
  37. 37. • Mobile Device Management (MDM) Based on open standards Uses Open Mobile Alliance Device Management protocols Secure communication with cloud-based management No additional agent required in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 Implemented by multiple software providers Microsoft (Windows Intune) AirWatch Mobile Iron Open protocol enables implementation by additional vendors
  38. 38. • What’s new in Windows 8.1 Pro for SMB UI enhancements Start button Boot to desktop Start screen sync Multiple tile sizes Enhanced Search Reading List Take calls from lock screen Flexible window sizes Multi-monitor improvements Improved built in apps (incl. Mail) Automatic app updates Improved touch keyboard Platform enhancements 7”-10” tablet support SkyDrive integration InstantGo devices MiraCast support Personal hotspot Assigned access (kiosk) Tap to print (NFC) Auto triggered VPN Device Encryption Improved fingerprint log in support Mobile device mgmt. (MDM) Remote business data removal
  39. 39. • Go Pro Windows 8.1 Pro The edition built for business All the benefits of Windows 8.1, plus More security and control Business class capabilities Grows with your business BitLocker Assigned access (kiosk) Eligible for future volume license upgrades Offline files Eligible for Windows Enterprise, 24/7 support and training and more, all through Software Assurance BitLocker To Go Domain join Group Policy Remote Desktop (Host) Client Hyper V
  40. 40. • Windows 8.1 Pro - better than Windows 7 • • • • • Faster boot times Longer battery life Better performance More secure (Windows 7 is 6 times more likely to be infected by malware than Windows 8*) Boot to the desktop or to the Start screen Easier and more powerful file explorer with ribbon UI Improved task manager Faster Wi-Fi reconnection Auto-triggered VPN SkyDrive integration Windows store and modern apps Plus all the benefits of Windows 8.1 Pro and the modern experience… Some apps including Microsoft Office sold separately; vary by market.
  41. 41. • Staying with Windows XP is a bad idea Support for Windows XP ends April 8, 2014 Faster boot times Longer battery life Better performance Implications: Security risks Compatibility issues No one to call Potential down time The new Office does not run on Windows XP. Multi-tasking with desktop snap More secure (Windows XP is 21 times more likely to be infected by malware than Windows 8*) Easier and more powerful file explorer with ribbon UI Search your PC, web and SkyDrive from one location Faster Wi-Fi reconnection Auto-triggered VPN SkyDrive integration Windows store and modern apps Improved task manager Plus all the benefits of Windows 8.1 Pro and the modern experience…
  42. 42. • Is it worth the extra money to buy a touch PC • Touch is the new standard • Touch is intuitive • Easier, faster and more fun to work with touch and keyboard together on a PC • More and more apps are touch optimized like the new Office
  43. 43. • My PC doesn’t have touch, why should I buy Windows 8.1 Pro Faster boot More secure Boot to desktop Multi-monitor improvements Windows 8.1 Pro PC works great with mouse and keyboard. Mouse gestures provide ease of use Windows Store provides access to over a 100,000 modern apps that work great with mouse and keyboard.
  44. 44. Get more with Windows 8.1 Enterprise Enterprise rights are included with Software Assurance for Windows Enterprise edition use rights are perpetual for the licensed device even after SA coverage ends Get 24/7 support and training with Software Assurance for Windows More in Windows 8.1 Enterprise Start Screen Control Control Start screen configurations for different groups and roles using Group Policy Enterprise Sideloading Create a corporate Windows 8.1 environment on a USB stick Connected to corporate networks, seamlessly and more securely Users in the branch office can download documents and apps faster Improved end-user experience Specify what software is allowed to run on a user's PCs Deploy Windows 8 apps from outside of the Windows Store
  45. 45. • Customer guidance Still on Windows XP? Move quickly to a modern OS before April 2014 Deploying Windows 7 today? Continue your deployment, bring in Windows 8.1 Pro tablets side by side Target Windows 8 certified touch devices for hardware refresh When Windows 8.1 Pro is available Download and evaluate Windows 8.1 Pro Evaluate Windows 8.1 Pro tablets for all your tablet deployments Target Windows 8.1 Pro for adoption across all PC form factors in your company Evaluate and consider developing Windows apps for your business
  46. 46. FREE STUFF • www.stratait.com/Office365Trial - 30-Day Free Trial • www.PreyProject.com : Anti-Theft Solution
  47. 47. Summary The way we interact with our desktop today is changing. Microsoft is embracing the change with new devices and technologies. Free 30-Day Trial to Office 365 Free Network Analysis Thank You Pete Robbins President Strata IT pete@stratait.com (888) 6STRATA www.STRATAIT.com

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