Future of SCCM ConfigMgr Admins Are you Worried | Configuration Manager | ConfigMgr? I keep getting these questions via different social media interactions and User Group meetings. So the truth is SCCM admins are really worried about their future.
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SCCM admin spends the 5-10 years of their IT career mastering the product SCCM / ConfigMgr. In this post, we will see more details about “Are you Worried About the Future of SCCM ConfigMgr Admins”.
There are many questions in SCCM admin’s minds, and one of them is, “With all this hype and push towards the cloud-based SaaS services like Microsoft Intune, what will be the future of SCCM and its admins”.
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Future of SCCM ConfigMgr Admins?
In this post, I would like to share Microsoft’s internal SCCM admin’s new roles and responsibilities based on Brad’s podcast mentioned below.
SCCM is becoming a core business-critical system (so as SCCM admins) which includes Antimalware, patching, and managing access policies (Conditional Access policies via Intune) to get the mail access and critical data access of your organization. SCCM admins are empowered with new capabilities and responsibilities in your organization.
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I do think the future is very bright for SCCM admins. When you think from a broader perspective, SCCM admins are becoming a more integral part of a company with a Core business-critical system.
SCCM admin’s profile will not be limited to patching and application deployment (as critics say – but we know we do a lot more than that). The ITC Podcast Part 2 by Brad Anderson and Kelly Pranghofer provides more insight into this issue.
So Microsoft is continuously listening to the SCCM community and responding to our worries. Microsoft is already deployed SCCM 2012 SP2 with Intune in their environment, as I mentioned in my post here.
Now things are getting centralized via SCCM, and SCCM Admins are going significantly influential individuals in each organization. Keep learning SCCM admins, don’t stop learning SCCM/Intune. More help regarding learning SCCM here.
More details in the podcast part 2 below
Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…