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@PwC is there a WBS code to book time for IT issues? I bet the numbers are scary to leadership and could easily justify getting everyone a better machine e.g. MacBooks than those inferior Dells/HP

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MacBook for excel and ppt work is overkill. Unless you are a software developer

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Nope. Also this is why we suck as a firm. Why on earth do we need metrics to realize that the free laptops we get from a vendor (in exchange for audit services) are crappy hardware!

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My new surface clone is sweet.

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My Dell Surface is awesome, stop worshipping Apple If you have trouble managing Windows for a presentation, then it's likely the user, not the machine 👌🏽

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M1 we don’t get the laptops for free, we get a bulk discount but they are on lease. New laptops are actually much better. Lenovo’s yes are old and less reliable. It would actually be a big issue if the firm were providing audit services for free laptops and I’m pretty sure the laptops cost more than the audit fees anyways.

It doesn't need to be the best of the MacBook models but a simple one that's reliable and has minimum downtime e.g. MacBook Air. From memory my personal machine a MacBook hasn't needed a Genius consultation since I got it in 2014. Used it for a few presentations at job interviews without a hitch. That's reliable.

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