NWSCUG for March 20th 2020

Greetings NWSCUG!

Due to local guidance, we are moving our March 20th meeting to a fully digital channel! For this meeting you’re invited to remain in your PJs, or dress it up on business casual, and join from your home or work. This meeting is open to all humans globally!

Simply register like you always do, and the day before the meeting we’ll send a Teams invite to all registered attendees.

Agenda below:

10:00 – 11:00 – Troubleshooting Autopilot – Spencer Shumway

11:15 – 12:15 – Stay Compliant with M365 Compliance Score – Angela Hwa

12:15 – 1:15 – MVP Round table with Bryan, Adam and Friends!

1:15 – 2:15 – Patch My PC: Automate Third-Party Application Creation, Management and Updating in SCCM

2:15 – 3:15 – Manage your WIM files with WIM WitchDonna Ryan

Register Now!


Stay Compliant with Compliant Score – Angela Hwa

In the ever changing world of government regulations and information security changes, it is challenging to keep your organization compliant to the different rules and regulations? Find out how Microsoft M365 Compliant Score is making it easier for you to manage your compliant postures against GDPR or ISO 27001.

Troubleshooting Autopilot – Spencer Shumway 

Learn how to troubleshoot Autopilot deployments by doing “pre-flight”, reviewing logs and more!

Automate Third-Party Application Creation, Management and Updating in SCCM  – Patch My PC 

Join Justin Chalfant from Patch My PC for a 100% live demo showing how easy extending SCCM to automatically create, update, patch and deploy 325+ third-party applications can be! Learn how to offload the tedious work of packaging, deploying, and troubleshooting third-party applications in your SCCM environment. Best of all, it integrated into the existing SCCM software update and application model! Also, we will be showing our new Win32 Application management feature for Microsoft Intune!

What You Will Learn:

  • Understand how to integrate third-party patching into SCCM with Patch My PC
  • Scan your current SCCM database and automatically detect and enable detected products for patching
  • See how to deploy third-party updates in SCCM using the same deployment method as Microsoft updates
  • Learn about third-party update improvements in Configuration Manager 1806+
  • Learn about custom actions including closing apps before updating, running custom pre/post scripts, removing desktop shortcuts, and disabling self-updates


Manage your WIM files with WIM WitchDonna Ryan

Offline Image Servicing is a process that stream lines some of the image customization tasks regularly performed by administrators. The process saves time during imaging by incorporating customization directly to the Windows image, negating the need for additional Task Sequence steps. It also ensures systems are built fully complaint with their Windows updates.
WIM Witch, a GUI driven tool, performs most offline image servicing tasks. By leveraging a GUI, WIM Witch makes the servicing process easy to understand and perform. The presentation will cover all of WIM Witch’s features, including automating bulk updating tasks with command line functions, customizing the build process with PowerShell, and how to handle language packs.

MVP Round table with Bryan, Adam and Friends!

Join Bryan, Adam and other MVPs in a round table. We’ll solicit questions and have a conversation over lunch!

About Greg Ramsey

Greg Ramsey is a Distinguished Engineer for Dell Digital - Services. He has a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from The Ohio State University and has co-authored many books over the years. Greg is also a board member of the Northwest System Center User Group and the Midwest Management Summit. ​Greg has been a Microsoft Endpoint Manager (ConfigMgr, Intune) MVP for over 14 years.
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1 Response to NWSCUG for March 20th 2020

  1. Pingback: Notes, Slides, and Recordings from our March 20th Meeting | Northwest System Center User Group

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