Asset Intelligence is a feature in Configuration Manager that allows you to identify and manage the inventoried software of your environment. It’s populated each time there’s a hardware inventory scan on the device. The catalog contains data about inventoried software and 5 labels can be defined to standardize product names or any useful information in your catalogue. Software developers are not always following a standard name for their own products. Consequently, the data quality for software reports will be better. In this post, we will show how you can maximize the use of custom labels in Asset Intelligence. We will use Office Visio as an example for this post. If Asset Intelligence is not enabled in your infrastructure, you can enable the component by following Technet post. Asset Intelligence node in the SCCM/MECM Console From the Configuration Manager console, click on Asset and Compliance in the left panel Expand Overview / Asset … Read More
There’s a new feature that come with the release is SCCM 2012 Resultant Client Settings. If you are familiar with GPO, it does exactly the same thing as GPResult except for the client settings configuration. Very useful when it’s time to troubleshoot client settings or you want to double check one of your change before releasing in production. It is really simple to use, in your console, right click on a device, user or user group in the Asset and Compliance section. Click on Client Settings and Resultant Client Settings. As a side dish, this tool need a minimum requirement in RBAC to use it. Don’t be surprised. Make sure you have enough access.