With the Developing and Stabilizing Phases complete, the servers are ready to process computer deployments. Figure 6 shows how the Deploying Phase fits into the entire process.

Figure 6. The Deploying Phase in the overall deployment process

Figure 6. The Deploying Phase in the overall deployment process

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Roles and Responsibilities Roles and Responsibilities
Running the Windows Deployment Wizard Running the Windows Deployment Wizard
Milestone: Deployment Complete Milestone: Deployment Complete

Roles and Responsibilities

In addition to the tasks defined in the following process description, note the responsibilities allocated to the role clusters. Table 10 defines these focus areas for the different role clusters during this phase.

Table 10. Team Roles and Responsibilities in the Deploying Phase



Product Management

  • Communications plan execution

  • Deployment launch planning

Program Management

  • Bug management

  • Project tracking


  • Bug resolution

  • Code optimization


  • Testing and bug reporting

User Experience

  • Training materials

Release Management

  • Deployment planning

  • Executing the deployments

  • Operations and support training

  • Pilot management and support

Running the Windows Deployment Wizard

The only task to complete in the Deploying Phase is to run the Windows Deployment Wizard. For more information on performing this task for:

  • ZTI, see “Running the Deployment Wizard” in the Zero Touch Installation Guide.

  • LTI, see “Running the Deployment Wizard” in the Lite Touch Installation Guide.

Milestone: Deployment Complete

Milestones are synchronization points for the overall solution. For more information, see the Plan, Build, and Deploy Guide.

At this milestone, the teams have completed the tasks listed in Table 11. The Deployment Wizard is run and the target computers are deployed.

Table 11. Deploying Phase Project Milestone and Deliverable Description

Deploying Phase Milestone

Deliverable description


Run Windows Deployment Wizard

Run the Windows Deployment Wizard to install Windows on the target computers.



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