ends up being a big cost and a lot of lost productivity. Add that on to the fact that some applications will not be compatible and you have all the justification businesses need to pass it by.
PS. I have a hard time believing this: "[...] she figured it out on her own." I have futzed around with the consumer preview since it came out. There is nothing intuitive about W8. I find it only slightly less intimidating than a C:\ prompt was back in the day. If you mean she figured out how to click on tiles to run programs, that I can believe, but beyond that, no. Not unless your definition of "on your own" differs significantly from mine. (Mine does not include the use of Google or other online resources.)
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