How Do I Get Started With System Center Service Manager?

The people over at TechNet have put together a great Ramp Up guide to getting started with Service Manager.  It is a list of various resources – documentation, video demos, blog posts, presentations, etc. that are broken down by areas and listed out in a step by step format from the overviews to the advanced topics.  This is definitely an easy way to answer the question “How do I get started with System Center Service Manager?”  Just point them to this site:

Also, awhile back we posted this other blog post about a series of 12 recorded Live Meetings and mini labs that we made available on our team’s SkyDrive.  Check that out as well:

Here are some similar sessions from our SCSM Deep Dive Summit:

SCSM 2012 Survival Guide:


And here is a link to all the product documentation:

And we have hosted test drive labs on TechNet:

And then there is the forum:

And here are a couple of indexes to this blog for quick reference:

And of course! subscribe to the RSS feed for this blog:

Here’s a link to an index of all the demo videos:

Hands on hosted labs for System Center 2012:

System Center 2010 Unleashed Book (all of the content is relevant to 2012 as well):

MMS 2012 Recorded On Demand Sessions:

TechEd 2012 Recorded On Demand Sessions (requires Windows Live ID sign in to view online content):

System Center Community Resources:

Bare Metal to Private Cloud Webcast Series:

Private Cloud Jump Start Webcast Series