Get Ready for macOS Monterey

Get Ready for macOS Monterey

macOS Monterey elevates the most advanced desktop operating system in the world to a new level of power and beauty. Follow this IT checklist to create a great experience for your users from day one.

Learn about macOS Monterey features and developer opportunities.

Get familiar with macOS Monterey features and capabilities.

 Discover ways to develop apps more powerful than ever with macOS Monterey.

 Find tools and resources for enterprise developers.

 Scale your internal macOS Monterey beta programme.

 Enrol your Apple support team in the Appleseed for IT programme if you haven’t already.

Co-ordinate your plans with your Apple Systems Engineer, AppleCare Account Manager or Channel Account Manager.

Expand your internal cross-functional team for testing. Review the latest release notes, back up your data and download the beta versions from the Appleseed portal.

 Access the Feedback Assistant app and test your everyday workflows. Get involved in the discussion board and share your knowledge with other participants.

Test your IT systems.

Complete the IT infrastructure survey in the Appleseed for IT portal.

Get test plans from Apple that include topics such as MDM, SSO, Wi-Fi, VPN and Exchange.

Check with your MDM and app vendors about their timetable for feature support and whether they offer a beta version.

Report bugs and submit enhancement requests to Apple through Feedback Assistant.

Validate your apps and plan for new features.

Join the Apple Developer Programme and download tools for developers.

Check that your list of internal and third-party app developers is up to date.

Prioritise your apps for testing, starting with key App Store apps and notarised third-party apps.

Develop to take advantage of new features and enhancements enabled by macOS Monterey.

Participate in the Universal App Quick Start Programme to test and optimise internal apps for Apple silicon.

Plan your rollout communications.

Draft an email announcement to employees for launch day.

Publish an internal website or wiki with FAQs and support information.

Schedule lunch and learn sessions, launch calls and webinars

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