Which Version is This?

Duncan McCracken, Mondada Pty LtdPart of XW16

While Major-Dot-Minor-Dot-Point-Sometimes-Dot-Revision is a widely accepted standard, it doesn’t appear to be widely used. Couple this with the need for developers to not store this information in the recommended places. Add a BYOD scenario.

Patch Management may seem like an impossible achievement.

This session will provide some interesting tips and tricks on where to look for version information, how to handle the inconsistencies between different versions of a product and, most importantly, how to leverage this information in your management suite to provide a consistent patch-level in your environment.

Duncan is the Technical Director of Mondada Pty Ltd, an organisation leading the way in creating installation packages for OS X deployment solutions.

With over 20 years working with Apple and associated products Duncan as a consultant and has worked with some of the leading integration companies at home in Australia and around the world. He is known for his willingness to adapt to new playing fields through embracing different technologies, and his knack for creating modular, re-usable solutions.

Duncan is an Apple Certified Trainer and has spoken at various Apple-centric conferences around the world, including MacSysAdmin, MacWorld and MacIT.