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Posts about OS Migration & Lifecycle Management (4)

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Introducing The New Windows-as-a-Service (WaaS) Project Plan For Maximum Velocity Upgrades

It's been a long time coming, but it is finally here — our brand-new Windows-as-a-Service Management Project Plan Template! And I am thrilled to finally share with you some details on it. This ...

Barry Angell
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Desktop Analytics 101 - What You Need To Know

A few weeks ago, I participated in two interesting sessions at the Microsoft Ignite Tour: one about Microsoft Autopilot, which we have extensively covered in the past, and one about Desktop ...

Barry Angell
How Juriba Fits Into Microsoft's Modern IT Vision

How Juriba Fits Into Microsoft's Modern IT Vision

Over the last few weeks, we took a closer look at Microsoft's Modern IT Vision — particularly at Microsoft Autopilot improvements announced at Ignite and the new Device-as-a-Service offering, ...

Barry Angell
What You Have To Know About The Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Channel

What You Have To Know About The Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Channel

Update: On February 18th, 2021, Microsoft announced that the next versions of Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise will be released in H2 of 2021. Microsoft further announced that ...

Barry Angell
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12 Easy Steps To Completing Your Windows 10 Transformation With Maximum Velocity

November has been a big month for Windows 10. No, I am not referring to the stop-and-go release of the October 2018 Update but rather to the two major milestones Windows 10 is expected to reach ...

Barry Angell
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How Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) Fits Into Microsoft's Modern IT Vision: An Analysis

Traditional IT infrastructures are often loosely connected, relatively fragmented, and highly complex — making them incredibly difficult, labor-intensive, and therefore costly to maintain and update. ...

Barry Angell
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Microsoft Just Announced (Another!) Windows-as-a-Service Support Model Change — What Does It Mean For You?

If you, like many others, have been struggling to keep up with the constant modifications the Windows-as-a-Service support model has undergone since its initial release, you know that the Greek ...

Barry Angell
How To Choose The Right Windows 10 Deployment Ring Enrollment Criterion For Your Organization

How To Choose The Right Windows 10 Deployment Ring Enrollment Criterion For Your Organization

Over the past three years. I have probably spoken to dozens if not hundreds of IT managers, executives, schedulers, and other folks involved in Windows-as-a-Service management, and there is one ...

Barry Angell
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How To Drive Maximum Velocity Windows 10 Upgrades In 10 Steps

For decades, large IT Transformation projects have been planned using manual spreadsheets or hand-cranked databases. All required steps were neatly visualized in a massive MS Project Gantt Chart — of ...

Barry Angell
Gartner: Your Windows 10 Servicing Frequency Has Huge Cost Implications

Gartner: Your Windows 10 Servicing Frequency Has Huge Cost Implications

In November 2015, I calculated the per device cost to migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10 — a whopping $693 per seat for a manually delivered migration using spreadsheets or hand-cranked databases! ...

Barry Angell
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Windows 10 Servicing: Can I Skip An Update?

Update: Microsoft has announced in September 2018 that it will change its Windows 10 support timeline again to extend support for all currently supported version for enterprise and education ...

Barry Angell
Windows 10 Servicing Timeline (Sept 2021)

Understanding The Windows-as-a-Service Timeline (As of September 2021)

(Please note: This post is part of the "Definitive Guide To Windows-as-a-Service Management" blog series and will be updated periodically as the latest information is available. Last Update: ...

Barry Angell