Category: Software Inventory

June 27, 2017
How to Perform a Basic Software Audit

I originally wrote this blog post about how to perform a basic software audit back in 2009. It’s still one of my most popular blog posts ever! Why? Many people…

March 8, 2017
Configuration Manager Inventory Cycle Test Procedures

By Garth Jones Over the last few months I’ve written a number of posts about how to validate your Configuration Manager environment. In this post I’ll demonstrate inventory cycle test…

March 7, 2017
How Do You Determine the Length of a Software Inventory Scan Cycle?

By Garth Jones Most MVPs will tell you, including myself, to avoid using Configuration Manager’s Software Inventory. In fact, I recommend turning it off altogether! There are many reasons why,…

February 23, 2017
Configuration Manager and Software Inventory: Proceed with Caution

By Garth Jones I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve recommended to someone that they turn off Configuration Manager’s Software Inventory! Issues with Software Inventory (SW…