Category: Software Inventory

April 15, 2020
User Installed Software and Why You Should Care

Configuration Manager (MEMCM/ConfigMgr) administrators should care about user installed software because these apps can be a big security threat. Unfortunately, users, with low user-rights, can install many software programs directly…

March 6, 2019
SCCM Software Inventory

I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve recommended to someone that they turn off System Center Configuration Manager’s (SCCM) Software Inventory! Issues with SCCM Software Inventory…

February 1, 2019
Count of Users and Usage Time by Software Title

February 2019’s free System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) report is Count of Users and Usage Time by Software Title. Get it here! Why do you need this report? Keep reading…

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

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 procedures (even for…