AITP October Meetup – Windows 10: Discussion, Demo, and Q&A

Windows 10

By now Windows 10 is almost three months old and many people have converted from Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 to Windows 10. Many others have not and are hearing both good and bad about it.

Harvey Schoenman will discuss the free upgrade, why you should or should not consider upgrading, universal apps, the Mail app in particular and a number of new or enhanced features. Harvey will show a demo of some of these features to be followed by a Q&A session.


Harvey Schoenman has been in the IT field since 1968, retiring in 2006. He started his IT career with Burroughs Corp (now Unisys) supporting system software on Burroughs’ medium-scale and large-scale computers, supporting mainly large national corporations such as US Steel, Westinghouse, PPG and Koppers. Harvey switched to technical management after going to Financial Accounting Services (now FiServ) which was a leading service bureau for small-to-medium Savings & Loan associations in the 1970s and 1980s. Harvey left FAS as a Vice President and after a short stint at the now defunct First Federal of Pittsburgh joined PNC Bank where he worked for 15 years before retiring as an IT Vice President in 2006. While at PNC, Harvey managed support for branch technology and desktop technology at the Pittsburgh HQ location centers. He also was instrumental in selecting the latest technology platforms used in the branches today.

Since 2012 Harvey has been a volunteer instructor for Oasis, a lifelong learning non-profit for seniors, He teaches the Oasis computer technology classes at Castle Shannon Community Library.

Harvey is also very active with AITP, serving on the Pittsburgh chapter board and currently also serving as Region 18 President; the Pittsburgh Mobile Technology Club, currently serving as Webmaster and more; the American Legion as Finance Officer for Mt Lebanon Post 156; and as the manager emeritus for the “American Legion” group on LinkedIn.