The following resources might be useful to all those involved in desktop deployment projects.

Desktop Deployment Tools:

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager - http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/configurationmanager/en/us/default.aspx

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 - http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/details.aspx?familyid=3BD8561F-77AC-4400-A0C1-FE871C461A89&displaylang=en 

Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=24da89e9-b581-47b0-b45e-492dd6da2971&displaylang=en 

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/solutionaccelerators/hardwareassessment/wv/default.mspx

Desktop Deployment Websites:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/desktopdeployment/default.aspx - Microsoft’s Desktop Deployment TechCenter

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/aa905066.aspx – Microsoft’s Application Compatibility TechCenter

Desktop Deployment Blogs:

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Team Blog – home of the team who write the excellent Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Michael Niehaus’s Blog – home of Michael Niehaus, one of the core developers of MDT.

The Deployment Guys Blog – great blog from some of Microsoft’s top deployment specialists

The USMT Team Blog – exactly what it says on the tin, blog from the Microsoft User State Migration Tool team.

Chris Jackson’s Blog – blog from Chris Jackson, one of Microsoft’s top application compatibility gurus.