Market Development Agreement (MDA) Program Resource Center

Created Date 2017-09-06 |  Modified Date 2021-03-30

Applies to: Named, TVO, and ODMs

Added new download page for MDA Windows Release Test Guidance for Windows October 2021 Release.

Updated March 22, 2021

Added 2022 Tab in preparation for final Program Year 2022 documents coming in June.

Updated March 18, 2021

Added the Release Testing Notification for the Windows October 2021.

Updated March 15, 2021

Added Preview version of the MDA 2021 Program Addendum.

Updated February 23, 2021

Created a new download page for 21H1 MDA Testing Guidance.

Updated February 10, 2021

Updated with a new communication page for Windows 10 21H1 adoption and testing, changing both to recommended, not required.

Updated December 23, 2020

Updated with a notification of the upcoming Windows Release, named "21H1", and the Market Development Agreement (MDA) Milestone 1 Windows Release Testing details.

Updated December 16, 2020

Changed the default tab to 2021.

Updated November 16, 2020

Removed the 2019 Tab from the Resource Center.

Updated October 9, 2020

Added a link to the PY2021 Critical Incident White Paper to the MDA Resource Center’s 2021 tab. 

Updated September 15, 2020

Added a link to the new MDA 2021 - Transition recommendations for Shipping Drivers on Windows Update requirement communication page.

Updated September 11, 2020

Added a link to the MDAVT Tool to the MDA 2021 tab and removed out of date resources from the 2021 tab.

Updated August 21, 2020

Added a link to the Jumpstart, Device Configuration, and MDA Program Training for PY2021 page.

Updated August 7, 2020

Added a link to the 20H2 Windows Upgrade Test Guidance.

Updated August 5, 2020

Adjusted links to more appropriately reflect the program years.

Updated July 31, 2020

Add a link to the new MDA Autopilot Models and Process Template download page to the MDA Resource Center 2021 tab under MDA General Resources.

Updated July 28, 2020

Added a new section to the MDA 2021 tab for MDA Tools and added a link to the MDA Validation Tool.

Updated July 17, 2020

Added a link to the 2021 Programs Training for OEM/ODM Partners.

Updated June 19, 2020

Added a link to the MDA Validation Tool to the 2020 tab of the MDA Resource Center.

Updated June 11, 2020

The 20H2 MDA Upgrade Testing Notification has been added to MDA 2020 Milestone 1.

Updated May 15, 2020

Updates made to the MDA 2021 tab – Publication of the redline and final documents for the MDA 2021 program.

Updated March 26, 2020

These materials provide context to the proposed changes for OEM Program Year 2021 effective October 1, 2020.

Updated March 6, 2020

Added a tab for the 2021 program year.

Updated December 16, 2019

Added a link to the 20H1 Windows Upgrade Test Guidance under Milestone 1.

Updated December 11, 2019

This communication is to provide specific dates and details regarding the 20H1 Windows Release Testing requirement under MDA Milestone 1.

Updated November 19, 2019

Redesigned the MDA Resource Center for a more friendly user experience. Resources are now conveniently separated by program year.