What does Microsoft’ve available to help teach information workers about all the new features in Windows 7 operating system? Here’e the ones recommend reviewing to see if they can assist your organization:
- Enterprise Learning Framework, a web-based tool helps orgs develop training & communication plan for employees during Win7 deployment. This tool helps you find content for ‘Information Workers, Influential Information Workers, and Support’. ELF even gives you ability to generate customized email messages or Word document to send to information workers with all content you find.
- Work Smart Productivity Guides originally written for internal use by Microsoft’s own IT department; the latter are fairly Office-centric, with only a single Win7 topic on the list.
- Productivity Hub is a SharePoint Server 2007 site collection serves as learning community, fully customizable & populated with content. It also uses SharePoint social networking features to engage end users. If you’re deploying new version of Office along with Win7, this gives you great start.
- Microsoft E-Learning – Clinic 10088: What is New in Windows 7 for Information Workers is a free 2hrs clinic to help information workers learn how to be more ‘productive, secure, and get connected faster & easier’ with Win7. Paid courses 10166 and 10167: Win7 Essentials I and II. first course helps get started with Win7, learn about new UI, work with libraries, and how to search programs & files. Second covers working with devices & printers, maintaining & protecting computer & data, and networking & remote connectivity. If your organization has Software Assurance on Windows desktops, Win7 Essentials I and II are free as part of E-Learning benefit.
- Microsoft Press Books Windows 7 Plain & Simple, Windows 7 Step by Step and Windows 7 Inside Out.
- Windows 7 Shop get you materials to help promote your Win7 deployment. You can purchase various types of Win7 – branded merchandise, download or print Win7 posters and tips & tricks booklets. Items here’re great for driving excitement and awareness in your organization.