About BigFix Days

The BigFix Days virtual user conference is an opportunity for BigFix users to connect with the HCL BigFix team in a lively, interactive setting. We’re coming to you LIVE – from our home offices to yours – to share new features, platform configuration tips and techniques and BigFix best practices content with you!

Come for the whole afternoon, or just the session that interests you. Either way, we’ll be glad to have you join, and we promise you’ll get something out of your visit. Join us to collaborate, share information and ideas, make new contacts, and learn something new.

Event Agenda


Session Topic Presenter Session Summary Time Start Time End
Introduction and Welcome Michael Thompson and Sujay Rajashekar Event Opening Remarks 8.30 AM 8.40 AM
Keynote Address Dan Paquette Director, BigFix Technical Advisors Dan Paquette will shares leadership perspectives on the focus of BigFix, a few items on upcoming releases, and a little secret project that you have to attend BigFix Days to find out about. 8.40 AM 9.10 AM
Non-Windows OS Patching, Configuration, Deployment and Best Practices Chandrashekar Ande BigFix Technical Advisor Chandrashekar Ande from the BigFix Technical Advisor team will be talking about setting up of BigFix to patch non-windows OSes. 9.10 AM 9.40 AM
Break Break Break 9.40 AM 9.55 AM
A Quick Dive into the BigFix API Pool Michael Thompson BigFix Technical Advisor Michael Thompson, BigFix Technical Advisor, will be taking the audience through a 30 minute introduction into a fixlet designed to back up the content for a specific site. It will show how to make an api call to pull back data from the infrastructure. It will format the data, and use it to form another call that will actually export the content into a directory as .bes files that can be imported in the future. 9.55 AM 10.30 AM
BigFix Roadmap Alessandro Dinia BigFix Product Manager The BigFix team works day and night around the globe to help customers keep their environments running. In this session, you will hear from product team leaders on what we hear from our global customers, our feature priorities, the latest deliverables, what's committed on the roadmap as well as long term vision. 10.30 AM 11.30 AM
Building a BigFix Lab on a Budget Chuan Kai BigFix Technical Advisor Chuan Kai, BigFix Technical Advisor, BigFix Technical Advisor, will be presenting on the topic of setting up a BigFix Lab environment on a budget, including reasons why having a dedicated lab can be helpful.
We will also cover how to avoid breaking the bank when selecting hardware, hypervisors, and other infrastructure.
Finally, we will cover maintaining the security of your lab environment as well as backup considerations.
11.30 AM 12.00 PM
Fun & Prizes Michael Thompson and Sujay Rajashekar Wrap up, fun & prizes! 12.00 PM 12.15 PM



Session Topic Presenter Session Summary Time Start Time End
Welcome to Day 2 Michael Thompson and Sujay Rajashekar Day 2 Opening Remarks 9.30 AM 9.45 AM
Creating a Customized Self-Service Application Dashboard Nikhil Borle BigFix Technical Advisor Nikhil Borle, BigFix Technical Advisor will provide tips and tricks on creating custom dashboards that bring relevant BigFix information to your finger tips 9.45 AM 10.15 AM
BigFix Web Reports from Scratch Zane Sanderson BigFix Technical Advisor Zane Sanderson, BigFix Technical Advisor, will be presenting on how powerful BigFix Web Reports truly is and how you can create/customize reports easily via filters and dropdowns. From time to time, there's a need for a report that can’t be created in that manner. This session will walk through the process of creating a custom report from scratch, while leveraging various methods to simplify the hard parts (session relevance). 10.15 AM 10.45 AM
Break Break Break 10.45 AM 11.00 AM
BigFix CyberFOCUS Sujay Rajashekar BigFix Technical Advisor Sujay Rajashekar, BigFix Technical Advisor, will demonstrate new capabilities and features in CyberFOCUS Analytics v1.1. In addition to the already powerful reporting found via the Mitre APT, CISA KEV, and PLA dashboards this session will highlight new features like prescriptive remediation guidance, adjustable PLAs, and device drill-down capabilites. 11.00 AM 11.30 AM
Fun & Prizes Michael Thompson and Sujay Rajashekar Wrap up, fun & prizes! 11.30 AM 11.45 AM

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In this one-hour session, our product expert will walk you through ways to enable continuous endpoint compliance.

You will learn how you can

  • Collaborate more effectively to cut operational costs.
  • Compress endpoint management cycles.
  • Enforce compliance in real-time and improve productivity.
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