13 STEPS TO VISTA
1.) Download and install Business Desktop Deployment.
2.) Create a project team. Include business partners and identify expectations for all involved.
3.) Craft a high-level project plan and a T-minus schedule.
5.) Assess HR impacts. Identify IT staffing needs, investigate technical and support training; consider end-user preparation, training and productivity impacts.
6.) Make design choices, such as upgrade in place versus forklift and staged rollout versus blitzkrieg installations.
7.) Assess legacy/custom applications.
8.) Plan the migration. Identify pilot users and groups, partner with business units on timing and assess strategy for remote offices.
9.) Prepare end users. Schedule communications training and manage productivity impacts.
10.) Prepare packages, including images, data to be migrated and user settings.
11.) Begin deployment.
12.) Reconfigure desktops.
13.) Create post-deployment upport teams.