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  • Blog Post: Using Package Conversion Manager (PCMs) Fix & Convert–Moving Manual Readiness Packages

    In today’s post, I wanted to take some time to outline to ConfigMgr administrators how to effectively use a key feature that is in Package Conversion Manager (PCM) RC released last week .  Beyond the US – English release , we also released the international versions of PCM – German | Simplified...
  • Blog Post: MDT 2012 Beta 2–User-Driven Installation (UDI) Version 2

    Since the release of MDT 2010 Update 1 , our User-Driven Installation (UDI) engineering team has worked extremely hard at making the use of UDI much simpler for administrators and end-users to use.  This is the founding principle, or pillar, we focused on this past year.  This hard work of...
  • Blog Post: MDT 2012 User Driven Installation (UDI) Drill-down at MMS 2012

    I’ve arrived.  The wheels are down here in Las Vegas and I’m getting pretty excited.  I’m participating in a few sessions this week and I wanted to talk through some of the things to expect if you attend our MDT 2012 User-Driven Installation (UDI) talk.  In MDT 2012 UDI, which is currently...
  • Blog Post: Kicking the tires for Configuration Manager 2012’s Package Conversion Manager (PCM)

    In the past few months, we’ve received a lot of requests to help many of you focus on “testing” the new Package Conversion Manager (PCM) that is available in the Microsoft Download Center . It is rather trivial to actually download PCM and install in your production environment yet...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Package Conversion Manager (PCM) 2.0 Beta: ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Support

    As I’ve outlined in the past, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and Package Conversion Manager (PCM) are very tightly integrated.  This integration creates a situation whereby any major updates to the ConfigMgr 2012 product requires the PCM team to update PCM.  Yesterday, our team released...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012 PCM: Walking through PCM Plug-In capabilities

    In the complicated and dynamic world of applications, Enterprises continued to find unique and interesting ways to approach software delivery with System Center Configuration Manager. During the development of Package Conversion Manager (PCM), we quickly determined that one area that was ripe for investment...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012: Introducing Package Conversion Manager (PCM) for Seamless Migration to AppModel

    For the past 15 months, our engineering team has spent a great deal of time partnering with the System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) team building a feature pack called Package Conversion Manager .  As many know, ConfigMgr 2012 introduces a powerful shift in how you as a administrator...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Package Conversion Manager (PCM) Scheduled Package Analyzer

    In Package Conversion Manager (PCM) RC2, we added a feature called Scheduled Package Analyzer (SPA) to assist customers in automating the analysis process for your migrated packages/programs.  This feature gives administrators a lot of flexibility on when they analysis is run based on when the usage...
  • Blog Post: ConfigMgr 2012: Package Conversion Manager (PCM) & Readiness State

    In today’s post, I wanted to take a little bit of time to build a bit deeper on the underlying principles of the “Readiness” state for Package Conversion Manager (PCM) as it is the fundamental to understand.  My colleague, Cameron King, outlined in his blog titled “ Package Conversion Manager Readiness...