The migration equation: making sense of the move to Windows 7

IT departments are rarely short of headaches, but few projects instil quite the same
level of pain, disruption and cost as operating system upgrades. Tempted by the
perceived benefits of newer technology – greater productivity, better security, more
effective management among them – IT professionals soon discover that the problems associated with OS upgrades are many and varied too. One problem in particular, though, has historically proved especially troublesome – the complexity of migrating users and their settings across OS versions.