A desktop wallpaper also referred to as a (desktop background, desktop picture or desktop image) is a digital image used as a backdrop for a graphical user interface on the screen of a computer. Although most Windows versions come with a default background image, Windows allow users to manually change the background image.
Within an enterprise organization, computer desktop wallpaper backgrounds are normally deployed as a managed solution. But this idea has been challenged with the advent of scenarios pertaining to work-from-home and bring-your-own-device flexibility.
Traditionally, the area of the Windows control panel that manage the desktop wallpaper background setting is disabled or greyed out by the administrator. This removes the ability of the end-user to change their computer desktop wallpaper background image. Such an approach is rather too restrictive for mobile-warrior and work-from-home work types. Organizations are seeking a more agile approach to computer desktop wallpaper deployment; A balance between a ‘managed enterprise wallpaper background’ solution and flexibility. A solution that allows the following scenarios.
- Different groups within the organization get a different computer desktop wallpaper background.
- The corporate desktop wallpaper background changes at different schedules.
- An enterprise desktop wallpaper background package that can be deployed to cloud connected devices.
- A corporate desktop wallpaper background that fits multiple screen sizes/resolutions.
- An organizational desktop wallpaper background that fits both portrait and landscape orientations.
- A desktop wallpaper management system that automatically realigns when the screen placement changes.
WPSecure corporate desktop wallpaper background packages helps implement an organizational managed desktop wallpaper solution whiles maintaining agility using its Campaign manager scheduling system.
WPSecure desktop background packages have been designed for side-by-side deployment. This feature enables organizations to change a message, introduce a new message or have different messages for varying working groups within the organization. The WPSecure campaign manager controls this function.
Using the WPSecure campaign manager organizations can create schedules for varying WPSecure wallpaper package versions and assign them to employees based on their department, geography, or other collections. Administrators can also assign priorities to campaigns to avoid campaign conflicts.
Using the campaign manager is optional but is recommended. The campaign manager provides organizations with the flexibility to deploy multiple WPSecure desktop background package versions and start/stop their usage based on a schedule and group membership.
WPSecure desktop wallpaper packages update immediately after a new version is installed based on the rules set within the campaign.
Corporate desktop wallpaper deployment has never been easier.