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Recast’s Endpoint Management Recap – November 2023

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Welcome to Recast’s Endpoint Management Recap, November 2023 – by Daniel Engberg

Hello everyone!

It’s November. The dark and cold are upon us, and soon it will be Christmas. I like this time of the year!

This month has brought many developments, particularly with AI’s integration into all of Microsoft’s products. Microsoft’s flagship product for this is Copilot, which was heavily featured during Microsoft Ignite.

In this edition, I’ve compiled essential resources and links from Microsoft Ignite. Expect to discover how Copilot is transforming our experience with Microsoft products.

As usual, the recap covers all other new content from Microsoft and the community.

The next recap will also be the last of the year, giving us some good indications of what we have in store for 2024.

See you in December!

– Daniel Engberg

Contents – Endpoint Management Recap


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IGNITE 2023 

This year’s edition of Microsoft Ignite focused primarily on AI, and more specifically, Copilot. 

I’ve gathered all the links I could find, both from Microsoft and the community. 

I would start with Microsoft Ignite 2023 Book of News, which covers all the news from the event! Then dig deeper below.

Microsoft links: 

Community Highlights:

Microsoft Product Announcement

This month, we saw the much-anticipated release of Windows 11 23H2, bringing a host of exciting updates and features: 

  • Copilot in Windows Preview: Copilot in Windows is rolling out in preview, starting in select global markets, such as North America, Asia, and South America, with plans to expand to more markets over time. 
  • SMS Integration: Windows 11 now allows you to send and receive SMS messages within Microsoft Teams and link your Android Phone using Link to Windows, enabling SMS access and meeting link sharing via your phone number. 
  • New People Experience: A new People experience makes finding people relevant to you easy on Teams. Because Teams syncs with your Outlook and Skype contacts, you can connect to them whenever you want. 
  • Application Management: There are changes in managing applications, where system components are labeled “system” under All apps on the Start menu, and their management page has been moved to Settings > System > System Components. 

Here is some official Microsoft documentation around the update: 


Microsoft Entra ID (Azure AD) [What’s New Page]

Microsoft ConfigMgr [What’s New Page] [Tech Community] [Virtual Hub][MS QA][Reddit][Feedback]

Microsoft 365 [What’s New Page]

Microsoft Intune [What’s New Page]

Microsoft Windows [What’s New Page]

Security Alerts and Info [Microsoft Security Portal – Security Update Guide]


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Podcasts / Blog Series / Video Blogs‍

Blog Posts

Windows 11
Windows 365
 Other SysAdmin Info
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Recast Software recently held a webinar on the future of application management and patching. We covered both Application Manager and Liquit, our newest addition to Recast Software. The webinar gave an exclusive first look at Liquit’s groundbreaking tech. Watch the recording here:

We also recently hosted a Customer Panel titled “Unveiling IT Blind Spots.” Our panel of IT experts shared their real-world experiences in managing IT environments and discussed their strategies for reducing blind spots. Watch the recording here or read a recap.

Also, check out our newest blog posts:

‍Thank you for checking out Recast’s Endpoint Management Recap – November 2023. Stay tuned for more helpful content coming your way next month.

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