Welcome to part 1 of a 6 part series talking about a great FREE tool, which has released it’s 5th major version on Monday (7-12-2010):

Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0!

The MAP toolkit has been around for years.  MAP is a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool that can securely run in small or large IT environments without requiring the installation of agent software on any computers or devices.
The new version, MAP 5.0, has some exciting new features to help with discovery and software usage.

In this screencast we take a quick tour of MAP 5.0. 

 

To learn more about MAP please take a look at the following: