Why should you use Asset Intelligence in SCCM

Nicolas PilonAsset Intelligence, SCCM6 Comments

Did you ever need to analyze the installed software in your business? For those who experimented with it, you know that it’s not an easy task. In SCCM, one of the ways to achieve this goal is by using Add Remove Programs but you’ll have to deal with a minimum of customization. The problem is that software companies don’t work in the same direction and not even standardize their own product, Adobe and Microsoft included. You can experiment with issues where publisher or product names are different on the same product. You can even have the same executable file version for two different products. This explains why you see discrepancies with the SCCM inventories mechanism. Hardware Inventory (Add Remove Program, Installed Software) Software Inventory (File Inventory) Software Metering Technet warned the reader when they talk about software inventory in client settingsĀ : Because these names are not always standardized in the … Read More