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Two of my MVA courses are in the Top 10 of the year on MVA
Over the course of this year I’ve recorded a few courses for Microsoft virtual Academy and it’s really nice to see that two of my Windows courses, are in the Microsoft Virtual Academy top 10 courses of the year. The two images below are linked and will take you directly to the courses. Happy...
31 Dec 2014
Top 3 remarkable reasons modern app practices rock for IT Pros
Modern apps are different from the old exe based applications that have been around for the past 20 years they really aren’t just about full screen apps! There are real advantages to embracing them for IT that solve some of the biggest app headaches we in IT have faced for years. What benefits can the...
28 Aug 2014
The Deployment Sessions-002: Sideloading Windows 8 app with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1
In this Deployment Sessions video I take you through deploying a line of business app using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to “side load” a Windows Store app. The app is in the form of an appx package, something that an ISV might give to a customer for them to deploy internally. The Deployment...
18 Mar 2013
The Deployment Sessions-009: Deeplinking a Windows Store app on Windows RT from Windows Intune
In this deployment sessions video I take a look at the Deeplinking process using Windows Intune to install an app on Windows RT . The deeplinking process essentially lets you place apps from the Windows Store in your own company store, or Company Portal – essentially letting you curate the best Windows...
17 Apr 2013
The Deployment Sessions–005: Sideloading on Windows RT with Windows Intune & System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1
Sideloading is the process of installing a Line of Business (LoB) app onto a Windows RT or Windows 8 device without the need to publish the app to the Windows Store. System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 is able to publish apps for sideloading on Windows 8 Enterprise devices natively and can use...
25 Mar 2013
Power Tip –Launch PowerShell from File Explorer in one second
You know how you often need to launch PowerShell from the current location you’re looking at in File Explorer on Windows 8? Well there are a couple of quick ways to do it, you can select File > Open Windows PowerShell then that’s pretty quick but a simpler trick is to hit ALT + D to jump to the address...
9 Mar 2013
The Deployment Sessions - 004: Deeplinking Windows Store Apps on Windows RT from System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune
In this video I explain the process of making a Windows Store app available to Windows Intune clients using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to publish the apps through the Windows Intune company portal. This process is known as deeplinking and allows an enterprise to publish apps from the...
22 Mar 2013
The Deployment Sessions-003: How to Connect Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to Windows Intune to Enable Mobile Device Management Including Windows RT devices
System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 can be connected to Windows Intune to enable mobile device management of Windows RT, Windows Phone, iOS and Android devices. This is a great solution because these types of devices expect an “always on” connection to the Internet and Windows Intune provides...
20 Mar 2013
The Deployment Sessions–007: How To Sideload on Windows 8 Enterprise from Windows Intune
In this Deployment Sessions video I take a look at how to use Windows Intune to Sideload a Windows 8 app or Appx package (formerly metro app) onto a Windows 8 Enterprise device. Sideloading is the process of taking the appx package form the developer and loading the app onto the device without submitting...
9 Apr 2013
The Deployment Sessions-008: Deeplinking a Windows Store & Installing on Windows 8 Using Windows Intune
In this deployment sessions video I take a look at the Deeplinkin g process using Windows Intune to install an app on Windows 8 . The deeplinking process essentially lets you place apps from the Windows Store in your own company store, or Company Portal – essentially letting you curate the best Windows...
15 Apr 2013
The Deployment Sessions–006: Sideloading on Windows RT with Windows Intune
So far in this series we’ve looked at Sideloading and deeplinking apps using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune linked together. In this and the next few videos we’ll take a look at using Windows Intune only, in isolation from Configuration Manager. This will be the preferred...
4 Apr 2013
Enable and Activate TPM for BitLocker Pre-Provisioning in WinPE
I have to say this one caught me out. I’m just setting up a task sequence to deploy Windows 8 and pre- provision BitLocker (which is wicked fast by the way!) and got caught with enabling and activating the TPM from WinPE . The solution I came up with works for me, on a Samsung Series 7 Slate but...
5 Feb 2013
The Deployment Sessions–001: Deploying a Windows Store App with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1
This is the first in a new series of videos I’m working on that show how deployment works for modern apps , Windows Store apps, Windows 8 apps, Windows RT apps or Appx packages – whatever you like to call them. There are a few ways that you can deploy these types of apps to Windows 8 and Windows RT devices...
13 Mar 2013
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