The engineering department at my company is finally starting to get laptop. I was wondering what people thoughts are on screen size. The laptops will mostly be used in the office with docking stations and two 24 in monitors. The primary reason to get laptops is to allow some flexibility in work locations, like working from home. The engineering staff does not travel much so weight is not a high priority. We run 2D CAD, RISA, other genral programs. My initial thought was 17 in screens, but my IT department thinks I am nuts and thinks we should get 15 in. My previous experience with "engineering" laptops was using 17 in screens. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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