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If you are looking for the latest announcements, technical tips, and insights around Update...

Author: heather_poulsen Date: 07/10/2018

Upgrade Readiness has been re-enabled on Windows 7 EU devices

We have a strong commitment to providing the tools and resources that put our customers in control...

Author: Marc Shepard Date: 07/02/2018

New technical content available; decks, draft SDK and device configuration topic

We are pleased to announce new technical content for Windows Analytics customers: Windows Analytics...

Author: Marc Shepard Date: 04/03/2018

A new version of the deployment script (2.4) is now available and checks for two 1803 breaking changes

In Windows 10, version 1803, the device name is no longer sent to the diagnostic data management...

Author: Marc Shepard Date: 04/03/2018

Announcing Delivery Optimization Insights for Windows Analytics: Update Compliance

We are pleased to announce public preview for Delivery Optimization Insights in Windows Analytics:...

Author: Charles Inglis Date: 03/28/2018

Upgrade Readiness now helps assess Spectre and Meltdown protections

Update: This post was updated on February 26, 2018 to include a section on "How to use these new...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 02/13/2018

Announcing post-upgrade insights in Upgrade Readiness

As announced at Ignite 2017, a 4th step has been added to the Upgrade Readiness workflow.  This step...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 12/17/2017

Announcing the General Availability of Windows Analytics: Update Compliance

We are excited to announce the General Availability of Update Compliance, as the newest addition to...

Author: Charles Inglis Date: 10/17/2017

Announcing the General Availability of Windows Analytics: Device Health

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of Device Health as the newest addition to...

Author: Marc Shepard Date: 10/17/2017

Announcing the Public Preview of Windows Analytics: Device Health

We are pleased to announce the public preview of Device Health as the newest addition to Windows...

Author: Marc Shepard Date: 07/31/2017

Upgrade Readiness inactive device retention policy

Currently, devices are automatically removed from your Upgrade Readiness workspace if they have been...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 07/19/2017

A new version of the deployment script (2.2) is now available

Today, July 14, 2017, we released a new version of the Upgrade Readiness Deployment script. In...

Author: Karthika [MSFT] Date: 07/14/2017

A new version of the deployment script (2.1) is now available

Today, July 10, 2017, we released a new version of the Upgrade Readiness Deployment script. This...

Author: Karthika [MSFT] Date: 07/07/2017

Announcing Windows Defender Antivirus Assessment with Update Compliance (Preview)

We are pleased to announce the addition of Windows Defender Antivirus Assessment as part of the...

Author: Sandeep Deo Date: 06/02/2017

A new version of the Deployment script (Version 1.9) is now available

Today, June 1, 2017, we released a new version of the Upgrade Readiness Deployment script. This...

Author: Karthika [MSFT] Date: 06/01/2017

Introducing a more efficient way to review low-risk applications and drivers

Today, we're reorganizing STEP 2 of the Upgrade Readiness workflow to be more intuitive and...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 05/22/2017

You can now check on the status of your computers within hours of running the deployment script

When onboarding computers to Upgrade Readiness, there is a delay of up to 72 hours between the time...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 05/12/2017

New version of the Upgrade Readiness deployment script (version 1.8) is now available

On April 6, 2017, we released a new version (version 1.8) of the Upgrade Readiness Deployment...

Author: Karthika [MSFT] Date: 04/07/2017

Understanding connectivity scenarios and the deployment script

Over the last couple of months, we have learned a lot about the connectivity scenarios our customers...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 03/10/2017

Announcing general availability of Upgrade Readiness

We are proud to announce that today Upgrade Analytics is becoming Windows Analytics – Upgrade...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 03/02/2017

Give us your Feedback on Windows Analytics solutions

Your feedback is important to us and helps to improve Windows Analytics solutions: Upgrade...

Author: Karthika [MSFT] Date: 02/21/2017

Announcing Public Preview of Windows Analytics: Update Compliance

We are pleased to announce Public Preview of Update Compliance through a suite of solutions called...

Author: Sandeep Deo Date: 02/10/2017

Upgrade Analytics Breaking Change: Post Migration Update

Several weeks ago, we posted about a breaking change that we would be making in the Upgrade...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 01/31/2017

Last fall, we held a series of open office hours. For an hour each week, we invited anyone who was...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 01/23/2017

You can now set the target OS version in Upgrade Analytics

The default target OS in Upgrade Analytics is set to the released version of the Current Branch for...

Author: Karthika [MSFT] Date: 01/18/2017

Authentication proxy support added in new version (12.28.16) of the Upgrade Analytics deployment script

On December 28, 2016, we released an updated version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment script.  If...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 01/05/2017

Upgrade Analytics Breaking Change Notification: KB Update Required

The Upgrade Analytics team is improving the way your machines send data to Microsoft.  Action is...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 12/01/2016

Computer Groups are now available in Upgrade Analytics

We are happy to announce that Computer Groups are now available in Upgrade Analytics. Computer...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 11/11/2016

Linking Operations Management Suite workspaces to Microsoft Azure

Windows Upgrade Analytics is a free solution that is part of the Microsoft Operations Management...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 11/08/2016

Site Discovery and Ready for Windows data are now available in Upgrade Analytics

Today, we are excited to announce the addition of two new features in Upgrade Analytics – Site...

Author: Rama Shastri Date: 09/26/2016

New version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment Script available

On December 1st, 2016, we released a new version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment Script. This...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 09/20/2016

Announcing Office Hours for Upgrade Analytics

It's been about a month since we launched Upgrade Analytics as a public preview.  We hope you've had...

Author: Zach Dvorak [MSFT] Date: 09/12/2016

Upgrade Analytics Public Preview is now available

Upgrade Analytics is now available as a Public Preview. You can either add it to an existing OMS...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 07/22/2016

Meet Upgrade Analytics

Many customers are evaluating or piloting Windows 10 in their organizations but before rolling the...

Author: Marc-Andrea Klimaschewski [MSFT] Date: 07/19/2016