Category: Tips

September 12, 2018
How to Choose a Color Palette for SCCM Reports

I often get asked how someone without a visual arts background can choose a color palette for SCCM reports. I’ll admit that I’m not great at mixing colors together either,…

September 6, 2018
Survival Guide to Microsoft Ignite 2018

What did I learn from going to conferences both as an attendee and a presenter? A lot. From my travels I compiled several tips in order to survive IT conferences….

August 29, 2018
When Was This Report Created? It Needs an Execution Date.

Not long ago a SCCM Administrator, that I was mentoring, was asked by his Manager to create a weekly status report on their upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10….

August 22, 2018
How to Spruce-up Your SCCM Reports by Adding Page Numbers

In this day and age, why would you need to add page numbers to a report? Well, the first reason should be obvious. Even in a “paperless society” sometimes a…

August 15, 2018
How to Leverage the Interactive Sorting Feature in SCCM Reports

Have you ever watched someone use one of your reports/dashboards? I have and it is always fascinating to see how someone will review the data. If they have prior experience…

August 8, 2018
Adding a Prompt Value to the Title of a SCCM Report

Little things do make a difference and this is especially true when it comes to SCCM reports. Oftentimes in my report writing sessions I don’t have time to show folks…

August 2, 2018
How Can I Add a Title to a SCCM Report?

There are two methods you can use to add a title to a SCCM report. In this post I will show you both, including my favorite! I love talking about…

July 25, 2018
Using PowerShell to Uninstall Applications with Hardware Inventory

Last year I told you about how I needed a script that would detect all versions of an application on a computer and uninstall each version one at a time….

July 18, 2018
How Can I Install Report Builder?

Why would you want to install Report Builder? I must admit that I don’t use Report Builder an awful lot, but I find it particularly useful when I can’t access…

July 11, 2018
Seven Tips for Writing SCCM Dashboards

At the last Midwest Management Summit which was held at the Mall of America, I was stopped in the hallway after one of my SCCM reporting presentations. I was asked…