Simple answer: "It's complicated."
Simple Question: “What’s the Best Way to Install Apps and Updates?”
Simple answer: "It's complicated." With the introduction of App Installers last March, Jamf Pro now has five ways to manage installing and updating apps. But choosing the right one or the right combination is not so simple. Let's look at the benefits and the drawbacks of each to determine what you should use. In this session, we'll cover: App Installers, the Mac App Store, policies and more Mission critical vs. optional apps Automated vs. manual updates Version control vs. "set it and forget it" Hosted packages vs. scripts Attendees should come away with how to evaluate their app management practices and make the best deployment decisions to meet their needs.
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