Why Should I Upgrade My Devices to Windows 10?

Why Should I Upgrade to Windows 10? In the past, justifying a move to a new operating system from a financial perspective would be a difficult case to make. Especially if your primary focus is to maintain user productivity. Inevitably your OS migration journey introduces digital disruption which causes major interruptions for your users which […]

Introducing Pulse DMS – The way to secure and manage devices online

Introducing Pulse DMS – the new way to secure and manage devices online PowerON has previously discussed Windows Analytics and Windows Autopilot and how these tools help IT organisations get the most from Windows 10. This blog is going to introduce something new from PowerON, specifically aimed at device and security management for both end […]

Announcing the PowerON BI ConfigMgr Dashboard 1611

The next installment of the Power BI Configuration Manager Dashboard is here! We’ve been busy making some changes to the successful 1.4 version which we brought out back in July. We’re now over 4000 downloads on the technet gallery and can’t believe the positive response from the community. With the ever progressing Power BI (BI) […]

Dashboard Reporting for Power BI and SCCM Explained

I’ve recently joined the PowerOn Platforms team and been working with SCCM and Power BI to develop some reporting dashboards which I wanted to share. This blog displays some overview information for visually seeing a site’s SCCM configuration through Power BI. I’ve also developed some dashboards which can be found here. Client Overview This view […]

System Center Configuration Manager in a Cloud Era

System Center Configuration Manager in a Cloud Era System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) has long been the industry leading platform for managing devices within an organisations environment.Focused primarily on workstations (desktops and laptops), it is also quite at home managing servers as well across inventory, application deployment, patching, operating system deployment, endpoint security and compliance […]

Announcing Power BI ConfigMgr Dashboard (1.4)

Announcing Power BI ConfigMgr Dashboard (1.4) It’s been a busy couple of months for us on the Power BI front. Following the success of my Power BI SCCM Dashboard (see previous post), I’m pleased to announce version 1.4! This version is a little different though as its the first version with the PowerON brand and its […]

Connector to OMS in ConfigMgr 1606 Release

Connector to OMS in ConfigMgr 1606 Release Microsoft are adding features all the time these days and with the latest System Center Configuration Manager 1606 release one of these is a connector to Operations Management Suite (OMS). Official guidance for data syncing can easily be found on the Microsoft website. Written by on 01 Aug […]

Free Disk Space Requirements for ConfigMgr 1606 Upgrade

FREE DISK SPACE REQUIREMENTS FOR CONFIGMGR 1606 UPGRADE Very quick blog post here to give everyone the heads up on the free disk space requirements for ConfigMGr 1606 upgrade.  When I was writing the blog post How to upgrade to ConfigMgr 1606, I ran the ConfigMgr 1606 upgrade prerequisites check thinking this will just go through […]

How to Upgrade to ConfigMgr 1606

How to Upgrade to ConfigMgr 1606 Another exciting release if you are into Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) the second upgrade is now out.  We have already had 1602 and now we have 1606. If you’re already using Configuration Manager 1511 and above you will hopefully be aware of the new update and servicing […]

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Configuration Manager Status Messages viewer blank Sometimes in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) an issue crops up where the fix is not obvious. The ones that the natural logs and console checks won’t spell out what is the issue. Today I want to share an issue which falls into that category where a customer […]