If you passed Exam 70-698 before it expired on March 31, 2019, you only need to take MD-101 to earn the Modern Desktop certification. Candidates for this exam are Administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Candidates manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps.As an Administrator, candidates typically collaborate with the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization.Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and must be proficient and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies.
Modules in this learning path
Get started with Microsoft 3653 Units11 min
Discover best practices for ensuring a smooth transition to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus by using the eight-step deployment process.
Analyze your device and app readiness for Windows 105 Units18 min
Learn about the four-step process for analyzing device and application readiness and the tools provided by Microsoft to help you get ready, from the Windows Analytics Upgrade Readiness tool to the Readiness Toolkit for Office.
Analyze your directory and network readiness for Microsoft 3654 Units16 min
When it comes to preparing your network for a deployment, you need to take into consideration any and all components that have an impact on bandwidth. In this module, we’ll explore the tools and options for preparing your directory services and network for deployment to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.
Deliver Office 365 ProPlus and business apps6 Units35 min
Learn how Click-to-Run packaging with Office 365 ProPlus provides new options to configure, deliver, and keep your Office apps up-to-date. Ensure your third-party and business apps are packaged and ready for automated installation.
Migrate user files and settings in Microsoft 3655 Units36 min
When refreshing or replacing PCs, it is important to give users a like-for-like experience on their new device to minimize productivity downtime. Whether using a manual or automated process, learn about the different options for ensuring users’ files and settings have been captured and migrated.
Update your security and compliance configuration – Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus3 Units7 min
Learn about changes to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus that help you protect your data, devices, and users while quickly detecting and responding to threats. Learn about anti-malware app compatibility, policies when moving to Windows 10, and how to deal with common problems associated with disk encryption.
Deploy, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 105 Units20 min
Learn how to take advantage of familiar options, such as task sequence-based deployment, or modern options such as Windows Autopilot to help automate large scale, phased deployment for bare metal installs, PC refresh, and PC replacement. Additionally, understand how upgrading task sequences can help organizations stay current with major semi-annual updates.
Learn about Windows and Office 365 ProPlus servicing in Microsoft 3654 Units33 min
Both Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus continually add new capabilities to keep bringing user experiences and security forward with the latest innovations. Learn how to stay current with semi-annual and monthly updates, how the new servicing model works, and what tools and options are available.
Train users on the new Windows and Office 365 ProPlus features5 Units21 min
To ensure your workforce remains productive and secure, they need to be informed about new experiences, features, and functionalities within Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.