There is an automated method to verify that the software is on the latest release. Once a day when Service Centre is started it will verify that the software is up to date. If a new release is available the status icon in the bottom left will be visible, when clicked this will take you direct to the update screen.
To upgrade to the latest release will require user authorisation and will follow the typical installation procedure.
Step 1 - Navigate to Support menu from the Home menu
Step 2 - Navigate to Software Update check
Step 3 - If the software is up to date and connected to the internet
NB: The software checked can be repeated by pressing the Verify button
Step 4 - If a newer version is available the following will be seen.
Step 5 - Read about what is in the next release, link on the support documentation
Step 6 - Download the latest new installer, this will proceed to transfer the file to the download folder ready for installation.
Step 7 - Prior to installation its recommended to save a copy of the configuration
Step 8 - Launch the installer and close the existing local running instance(s)
To disable the daily startup verification can be modified in the User Preferences. to adjust change the field "Disable startup check" from the category "Software Verification"