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 efficient.  The changes we’ve made include reordering the blades in this section; consolidating information from multiple blades into one; and adding a blade to promote a data-driven approach to rationalizing over low-risk apps and drivers.     The order of…


Understanding connectivity scenarios and the deployment script

Over the last couple of months, we have learned a lot about the connectivity scenarios our customers are running and thus we have made improvements to the deployment script. In the past, the deployment script used to make assumptions about the scenario you are using sometimes caused an incorrect result. The new version of the…


Announcing general availability of Upgrade Readiness

We are proud to announce that today Upgrade Analytics is becoming Windows Analytics – Upgrade Readiness and has moved from public preview to general availability. Upgrade Readiness will help you move to Windows 10 and stay current with new Windows 10 Feature Updates by providing Detailed inventory about Applications, Drivers, Office Plugins and IE based web…


Give us your Feedback on Windows Analytics solutions

Your feedback is important to us and helps to improve Windows Analytics solutions: Upgrade Readiness, and Update Compliance. Here are some quick steps on how you can provide feedback. 1.   On a machine running Windows 10, open the Feedback Hub   2.   You can use the following URI schemes to provide feedback: To provide feedback…

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Announcing Public Preview of Windows Analytics: Update Compliance

We are pleased to announce Public Preview of Update Compliance through a suite of solutions called Windows Analytics. Upgrade Analytics will move under the Windows Analytics suite and will be re-named to Upgrade Readiness. At the same time this blog, the former Upgrade Analytics blog becomes the Windows Analytics blog. Update Compliance is a free…

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Upgrade Analytics Breaking Change: Post Migration Update

Several weeks ago, we posted about a breaking change that we would be making in the Upgrade Analytics back end on January 31st, 2017. Today, we successfully switched over our processing to the new pipeline, as planned. We have been and will continue to actively monitor the service throughout the next few days in case issues arise.  Further…


Office Hours are Back by Popular Demand!

Last fall, we held a series of open office hours. For an hour each week, we invited anyone who was interested to join some members of the Upgrade Analytics product group on a conference call. The feedback was positive, and since then, we’ve had several people ask when or if we will be doing another…


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 Business (CBB). Currently (at the time that this blog was published), it is set to Windows 10 version 1511.  The target OS setting is used to evaluate the number of computers that are already on this or…

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