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Wednesday 8th October The Commonwealth Institute, Kensington

Bloor Research have been following the developments in the NC market since the publications of our two reports "The Enterprise by Other Means" and "The Enterprise in Transition", now the market has moved on. What had previously been considered to be speculative projection is becoming reality. As the return to centralised computing gathers pace the pragmatic end-user is seeking guidance and advice on the realities of NC ownership.

"Through Thick and Thin", in the popular and controversial series of Bloor Research events, will bring the NC debate up to date, placing the vision of Robin Bloor alongside the marketing strategies of the leading vendors in this field.

Robin Bloor, CEO Bloor Research, will make the keynote presentation entitled "How Thin Was My Client?" which will cover the following areas:

· How Thin can the client get?
· Thick and Thin
· Fragmentation
· Futures - What capabilities should an NC have?
· Are PC Interfaces too complex?
· Standardisation - NC Reference Model

Vendor strategies and product demonstrations will be presented by a number of leading companies: Microsoft, IBM, NCD, Compaq, Intel, Citrix, Tektronix, Neoware.

9:30 - 10:15 Keynote Speaker - Robin Bloor
10:15 - 10:55 Microsoft - Jeremy Gittins
10:55 - 11:55 IBM - Dave McAughtry
11:55 - 12:35 NCD - Doug Kline
12:35 - 13:20 Lunch
13:20 - 14:00 Compaq - James Griffiths
14:00 - 14:40 Intel - John Woodget
14:40 - 15:20 Citrix - Gerard Gatt
15:35 - 16:15 Tektronix - Lee Rainey
16:15 - 16:55 Neoware - Pat Dunne

In addition to Robin Bloor, Bloor Research’s team of expert analysts will be available throughout the day to answer questions and offer opinion about this and other IT issues. To register for this day please telephone Bloor Research’s Milton Keynes office on 01908 - 373311 or email ‘’.

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