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Three Pitfalls That Can Derail Your Digital Workplace Project

Gil Cattelain

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March 14, 2017 10:10 am

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Digitalization has emerged as a top enterprise technology trend, with Gartner predicting that leading organizations will digitalize 20 percent of their operations by 2020. Chances are likely that your business is considering following suit by digitalizing its workplace, in order to prepare for a new generation of ultra-connected employees and workforce demanding flexible “work from …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

An update on ZENworks Reporting



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March 10, 2017 9:39 am

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During the past few days, I had folks asking me about what’s happening on the Reporting front. So I thought it best to share the update with a wider audience. The start of this year was a major milestone for ZENworks with the release of ZENworks 2017…

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Novell, Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

ZCM 2017 Branding Application Window not just for “Branding”



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February 13, 2017 2:04 pm

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ZENworks 2017 brings a lot of new features, for users and administrators, too. For the user’s environment a big change is brought through the “ZENworks Application Window”. (Let’s wish a good retirement to the good old NAL!). With this new Application Window, ZENworks 2017 provides branding capabilities through an “End User Branding Policy“. Yes, a …

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It’s Time to Lay the Groundwork for a Digital Workspace

Gil Cattelain

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February 9, 2017 3:50 pm

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A new generation of employees are entering the workforce, and they are bringing with them a very different set of habits and beliefs. One of the biggest differences is the non-negotiable expectation that they can get their work done at any time and from any location, using the devices, connectivity, applications and collaborative tools of …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Windows 10 Best Practices using ZCM

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January 20, 2017 11:17 am

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Are you planning a Windows 10 rollout in the next few weeks? Are you looking for an easy-to-manage, fully automated solution that also supports different hardware types? Are you using ZENWorks Configuration Management and are you struggling with Microsoft Deployment Tools (MDT)? If you answered “Yes” to at least 2 questions, you should read more. …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Service Desk: Enable only Store and Requests pages in the Customer Portal

Vaibhav Jain

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January 19, 2017 9:46 am

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This document explains how to enable only Store and Requests pages in the Customer Portal. This helps an administrator who wants to use only Store. ‘Store’ is introduced in the Service Desk 7.3 release. The screenshot below…

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Primary User Calculation and Reset in ZENworks



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January 16, 2017 11:11 am

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uajay explains how to calculate the Primary User on a machine based on the number of user logins, the amount of time the user is logged in, or the designated user…

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Update to ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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January 6, 2017 3:37 pm

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[NOTE: This article does not apply to Windows 10 updates; Windows 10 patch releases are slightly different than Windows 7 and 8.1. For information about how Windows 10 patches work, see ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 10 updates.] In August 2016, I wrote a Cool Solutions article (ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management

ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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August 30, 2016 11:07 am

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On August 15, 2016, Microsoft announced a change in the update model for older versions of Windows. This change, which becomes effective in October 2016, affects Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 and mirrors the update model for Windows 10. NOTE: This change applies …

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Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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August 10, 2016 10:35 am

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Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

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